Resource type: Book awards
Price band: Free
Key stage: KS1, KS2
Region(s): All of UK
CLiPPA – the CLPE Poetry Award – showcases the best published poetry for children and is the only award of its kind in the UK. The award is judged by poets and literacy experts.
There is also a CLiPPA Shadowing Scheme that encourages schools to explore and perform the poetry on the shortlist.
See our winner announcement for the CLiPPA 2022 here.
- The CLiPPA shortlist 2022 is released in May.
- The winner is announced at a CLiPPA Award ceremony in July. Watch the video of the 2022 CLiPPA Award ceremony on CLPE’s YouTube channel.
About Centre for Literacy in Primary Education: CLPE is an independent charity with over 40 years’ experience of providing evidence-based CPD training and high-quality resources to support teachers.
- CLPE provide teaching sequences for CLiPPA shortlisted poetry collections.
- The National Poetry Centre for Primary Schools website hosts a range of teaching resources, videos and poetry recommendations to support the teaching of poetry in primary schools.
- National Poetry Day takes place in October and the website provides a range of resources to support this annual celebration of poetry.
- The Poetry Society offers a service matching poets with schools that would like to run poetry workshops.
- Authors Live On Demand has a bank of recorded events featuring poets performing and talking about their work. See the selection here.
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