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Poetry by Heart

News ‐ 27 Feb 2020

This week literature loving students competed in a Poetry By Heart, a national competition challenging students to memorise and perform a celebrated poem.

Congratulations to Mohammed Ahmadmunir, Year 9, the winner of the 2020 Petchey Academy Poetry by Heart finals held on Thursday 27 February. His moving recitations of The Stretcher Bearer, by Tommy Crawford and The Listeners, by Walter de la Mare were incredible.

All the participating students were amazing impressing the judges Miss Kirk and Miss Johnson. The following students were awarded highly commended: Victoria Smuzna, Jessica Yick, Bilal Bordiwala, Gabriela Panayatova, Hunayn Patel, Aliha Tariq, Louis Matthew, Sydney Wade and Emma Nwafor Eze.