The 2018 syllabus is now available here, and we are accepting entries for the festival.

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Syllabus

Class numbersort descending Class Class information Age limit Price
701 Solo verse speaking - set piece Either Don't Cry Caterpillar (Grace Nichols) or Tiger (Mary Ann Hoberman). Both from: The Puffin Book of Fantastic... Year 1 & below £4.00
702 Solo verse speaking - set piece Either: The Footballer’s Love of the Ball (Allan Ahlberg, The Oxford Book of Children’s Poetry, ISBN 9780192762764... Year 2 & below £4.00
703 Solo verse speaking - set piece Either: The Painting Lesson (Trevor Harvey, The Puffin Book of Sniggeringly Silly Stuff, ISBN 0141311614) or:... Year 3 & below £4.50
704 Solo verse speaking - set piece Either: A Smile (Jez Alborough) or: The Wild Wind (John Foster, The Poetry Chest, ISBN 9780192763419). Year 4 & below £4.50
705 Solo verse speaking - set piece Either: Cat in the Dark (Margaret Mahy) or: My Teacher is a Cowboy (John Coldwell, 100 Best Poems for Children... Year 5 & below £5.00
706 Solo verse speaking - set piece Either: The Magic Box (Kit Wright, 100 Best Poems for Children, ISBN 9780141310589) or: The World’s Most... Year 6 & below £5.50
707 Solo verse speaking - set piece Either: The Visitor (Ian Serraillier, The Nation’s Favourite Children's Poems BBC, ISBN 9780563537748) or:... Year 7 & below £6.00
708 Solo verse speaking - set piece Either: Upon Westminster Bridge (William Wordsworth, The Nation's Favourite Children's Poems BBC, ISBN 9780563537748... Year 8 & below £6.50
710 Solo verse speaking - own choice Years 3 & 4 £4.50
711 Solo verse speaking - own choice Years 5 & 6 £6.00

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