Exploring and Writing Poetry

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To use the techniques of classic and modern poetry in your own writing.

To use the techniques of classic and modern poetry in your own writing.

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What I'll learn

You will learn the following:

  • What is poetry?
  • Taking poems apart
  • Free writing
  • Editing
  • Guided writing (using visual or written prompts)
  • Sharing our work
  • Discussion on reading and writing poetry


How I'll learn

You will learn via a combination of audio visual programmes, practical demonstration, group discussion and practical experience. 


How I'll be assessed

This course is not formally assessed and looks to improve your poetry skills, knowledge and confidence when writing. 


Entry Requirements

There are no formal entry requirements for this learning for leisure course. 


How to Apply

To apply for this course, simply click on the ‘apply now’ button. You will then be taken to an enrolment form, where you will be asked to add your contact details and payment information. 

Course places are limited and available on a first-come, first-served basis. We would encourage you to enrol on your chosen course as soon as possible. 

If you prefer to enrol in person, please visit us at one of our college Advice Centres or enrol over the phone via 0800 612 6008.