Last call for poems

30th May 2003 at 01:00
Entries to this year's Poems to Post! competition must be in by June 6. To celebrate National Poetry Day on October 9, schools are invited to submit entries from pupils aged five to 18 on the theme of transformation. Poems should be a maximum of 16 lines, in English or Scots or Gaelic with English translation.

The winning entry will be published in a set of eight specially designed postcards. The winner's school will receive two days of poetry workshops with writer Matthew Fitt.

Entries should include the poem's title, pupil's name and age, school name, address, telephone number and contact teacher. Further information from Scottish Book Trust, 137 Dundee Street, Edinburgh EH11 1BG or e-mail

Log-in as an existing print or digital subscriber

Forgotten your subscriber ID?


To access this content and the full TES archive, subscribe now.

View subscriber offers


Get TES online and delivered to your door – for less than the price of a coffee

Save 33% off the cover price with this great subscription offer. Every copy delivered to your door by first-class post, plus full access to TES online and the TES app for just £1.90 per week.
Subscribers also enjoy a range of fantastic offers and benefits worth over £270:

  • Discounts off TES Institute courses
  • Access over 200,000 articles in the TES online archive
  • Free Tastecard membership worth £79.99
  • Discounts with Zipcar,, Virgin Wines and other partners
Order your low-cost subscription today