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Raymond Antrobus - Spoken Word: An Education

Raymond Antrobus – Spoken Word: An Education

The second blog post in our series about the Spoken Word Educator Programme (SWEP), delivered in partnership with Goldsmiths University and aiming at nurturing young students’ talents as well as poet educators’ skills. This time around, Raymond Antrobus talks to us about intertwining his poetic voice with his teaching experience.

I have been a Spoken Word Educator for three years. Each year has been different, any teacher will profess that no two years are the same. As educators the lessons for us are limitless. In my first year working in …

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Holy Family Catholic School makes the Spoken Word Stars of Tomorrow

Holy Family Catholic School makes the Spoken Word Stars of Tomorrow

On Thursday 13th February some of Britain’s youngest performance poets gave their Spoken Word Club Spring Showcase to an audience of well over a hundred people. They were supported by the former poetry World Slam Champion, Kat Francois.

Last year Holy Family Catholic School in Walthamstow became the first school in the country to host full-time embedded poetry, spoken-word educators in collaboration with the Spoken Word Education Programme. Its Spoken Word Club has been meeting for two …

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