This blog is a platform for sharing many things, one of the most vital of these things being: excellent writing created by some of the talented students I work with in my role as Patron of Writing at Didcot Girls’ School.
And here’s a poem by one of those talented students, Seth Gay (Year 9). Here they use their work to reflect, in a personal manner, on the extent to which schools have become ‘exam factories’ and pressure cookers, as a result of the Key Stage 3 and 4 curriculum changes in recent years:
Poem copyright Seth Gay 2018 ©
Thanks Seth for allowing me to publish this startling poem. And get those poems to me, students at Didcot Girls!