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KS1 Premier League Writing Stars Winner

Out of 25,200 poems entered into the Premier League Writing Stars national competition, Amelie in Year 1 was chosen as the National Winner of Key Stage 1. The Writing Stars judging panel was made up of Frank Lampard OBE, children’s laureate Lauren Child and Everton footballer Yannick Bolasie. They selected Amelie’s poem ‘Monkey Bars’ which described her progression in swinging on the Monkey Bars and the resilience shown in learning to do so.

On Wednesday 21st March, a very special assembly was held to acknowledge Amelie’s achievement. Several media outlets and news crews attended the assembly which was hosted by CBBC’s Ben Shires. There were two congratulatory video clips aired from the judges and Ben presented Amelie with a framed copy of her winning poem.

Picture by Martin Lea

Published: April 19 2018

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