Learning Resources

Case Study Package: Kemnay Academy's Poetry Slam Project

Jennifer Horan, Network Librarian at Kemnay Academy in Aberdeenshire, took part in our Authors Live Champions Programme in 2015. Jennifer used our Authors Live broadcast with award-winning poet and novelist Jackie Kay as inspiration for a brilliant poetry writing project, culminating in a Poetry Slam during Book Week Scotland. 

Read Jennifer's blog about the project, watch Jackie Kay's Authors Live event and take a look at the learning resources with brilliant cross-curricluar ideas for exploring Jackie Kay's poetry and staging a poetry slam in your school.

Blog: Kemnay Academy's Poetry Slam Project

Authors Live: Jackie Kay On Demand

Learning Resources: Exploring the Poems of Jackie Kay


Learning Resources: 8 Brilliant Slam Poetry Performances

Learning Resources: Stage a Word War in Your School