Many thanks to Amal Fund of the Said Foundation and Samuel Butler Educational Foundation for making the whole event possible!
Sign up now to take part next year! Working in partnership with the Amal Fund, whose aim is to increase visibility of Muslim creativity in the community, we are seeking out and training Poet Coaches from the Muslim community to work with primary schools and give children in our schools role models they can identify with, as well as work with established artists such as Kat Francois and Steve Tasane.
Our new coaches this year are Amina Jama, Rakeya Fetuga, Abdullahi Muhammed, Muneera Williams and Shagufta Kiqbal.
This year we have two sets of winners!
Best team : Hermitage School : Watch Hermitage School’s performance
Best line : St Pauls School (Group) : “I am the size of an ant but have dreams as big as an elephant” : Watch St Pauls School’s performance
Best Poem : St Elizabeth School (Kuro) : Watch St Elizabeth School’s performance
Best Solo Performance : St Saviours School (Ibrahim) : Watch St Saviours School’s performace
Best image created : Thomas Buxton School (Group): a wonderful range of different family images :
Most Noise : Olga School : Watch Olga School’s performance
Outstanding effort : Olga School (Fatou)
Best team : William Davis School : Watch William Davis School’s performance
Best line : Arnhem Wharf School (Zayaan) “We don’t have a mascot but what represents us is love” : Watch Arnhem Wharf School’s performance
Best Poem : Woolmore School (Ibrahim) : Watch Woolmore School’s performance
Best Solo Performance : Osmani School (Summeet) : Watch Osmani School’s performance
Best image created : Lansbury Lawrence School (Group): “I am a leafless tree, swaying in the wind” : Watch Lansbury Lawrence School’s performance
Most Noise : William Davis School
Outstanding effort : Cayley School : the youngest class (year 4) : Watch Cayley School’s performance