St John’s College School has been named winner of the SATIPS (Support and Training in Prep Schools) Poetry Competition 2012, a national competition aimed at children in Years 3 to 8. Anna Mullock, 12, was awarded 1st place in the Years 7 and 8 category for her poem ‘Typewriter’ and Lucy Howard, 11, was awarded 3rd place in the same category for her poem ‘Quiet’. Commendations were also received by William Hogarth and Eloise Lipscombe, both 11, and Isabella Greenwood, 13.
The competition exists to support and encourage the excellent teaching of poetry within schbools. Each year, around 1000