The CLiPPA (Centre for Literacy in Primary Poetry Award) annual poetry award is now in its 17th year and is the only award for published poetry for children in the UK.
Ridgefield is delighted to be taking part in the CLiPPA 2019 Schools Shadowing Scheme. This gives individual students, a group or a whole class to be in for a chance to perform on stage at the National Theatre.
To take part, each class is submitting a video recording of its poetry performances from a shortlisted CLiPPA collection. Five winning groups will then be picked to perform at the Award Ceremony on 3rd July, will participate in performance workshops and will meet the shortlisted poets.
Each class performed its poem for the massed ranks of parents today. You can see video recordings from today's performance here - but these are not the ones which are being submitted. Below are some photos of the performers before, between and after their recitals...