Entries should be typed in 12 or 14 point font, double spaced, and no longer than one side of A4 paper. They should be saved as individual Word documents and emailed as attachments to email@example.com
Entries should include the name and age of the entrant, and the contact details of the student’s school. The closing date for entries is Friday Feb 26, 2016.
The poems will be judged by the Wordsworth family and an award ceremony will be held at Rydal Mount, near Ambleside, on a date to be announced. There will be signed book prizes for the entries highly commended by the judges from the primary and secondary school categories. A trophy will be awarded, along with a cash prize of £50, to the overall winner. The winner’s name will be added to the plaque on the wall at Rydal Mount.
The 2015 overall winner was Jessica Dickinson from Keswick School.