Young People’s Poetry Competition Results 2019

The Young People’s Poetry Competition once again received lots of brilliant entries, which came from schools and individuals across the region. As always, picking the winners was difficult, as the standard of entries was extremely high.

Congratulations to all the prize winners and well done to everyone that sent in an entry, the judge Chris Singleton had a difficult time choosing the best! The winners were invited to read their work at a special event during the Festival.

Yr 7, Yr 8 & Yr9

Winner: Isobel Dean (Allerton High School)
Runner Up: Muhammed Amin (Home Schooled)

Yr 10 & Yr 11

Winner: Alannah Marsden (Cockburn High School)

Runner UP: Libby Hargreaves (North Halifax Grammar School)

Yr 12 & Yr 13

Winner: Sarah Shah (Wakefield Girls High School)

Runner Up: Georgie Woodhead (King Edward VII School)

Runner Up: Lauren Hollingsworth-Smith (Wath Academy)

The Young People’s poetry competition will open for entries in spring 2020.