Deadline: Friday 20 April 2018. This festival is looking for poems in any poetry style, about science. It is free to enter for 5-16 year olds based in Oxfordshire who are at school or homeschooled. It will be judged in three age categories:
- School Year 2 and below (i.e. Key stage 1)
- School Years 3 – 6 (i.e. Key Stage 2)
- School Years 7 – 11 (i.e. Key Stages 3 and 4)
The winning poem and two runners up from each age category will be performed at a special event at the new IF Festival of Science and Ideas over the weekend of 13 / 14 October 2018. Winning poems will be published online and in a printed anthology. The winners and runners up in each age group will each receive a certificate and four free tickets for IF-Oxford events.
For more details visit If – Oxford Science and Ideas Festival website: www.if-oxford.com/schools-poetry-competition.