Education at the Poetry Society

“The Poetry Society is at the heart of poetry in education, nurturing the relationships between poets, pupils and teachers with care, vision and flair” Carol Ann Duffy, Poet Laureate

Poets in

Poetry resources in our online shop

 Poetryclass: FREE
learning resources

School membership


Young Poets Network


Foyle Young Poets

SLAMbassadors UK

Youth Membership: poetry opportunities for young people

Cape Farewell SWITCH: Poetry & Climate Change

Norwegian Embassy: Trafalgar Square Christmas Tree Project

Poetry Train: Primary Resources

Poems on the Undergound

TES Teaching Resources, free lesson plans and worksheets    

The Poetry Society is an official Times Educational Supplement content partner. Many of the Poetry Society's Poetryclass learning resources are also shared through the TES site and receive thousands of hits each month. The TES is a digital community of over 2 million registered educationalists and is the world's largest online network of teachers.

 More on Poems on the Underground: 

The Poetry Society and Poems on the Underground join forces to promote one of Britain's most successful public art projects. As well as being displayed on underground trains throughout the capital, school members of the society and subscribers receive a sets of Poems on the Underground Posters each time they are released. You can also order individual posters or sets through ourshop

Online Education Brochure

Click here for lesson plans
The Poetry Society has worked to place poets in schools, provide teacher training and develop resources for pupils and teachers for over thirty years. Download our full education brochure HERE or request copies and more information by email.

If you would like to receive our quarterly Education e-bulletin to bring you up-to-date with news, discounts and opportunities from the Education Department, please send us an email.

General education
queries email

General queries tel:
020 7420 9880

Education team:

Tom MacAndrew
Education Manager
Tel: 020 7420 9897

Lucy Wood
Education Projects Coordinator
Tel: 020 7420 9892

Joelle Taylor
SLAMbassadors UK Artistic Director
Tel: 020 7420 9882

Rachel Piercey
Education Co-ordinator
Tel: 020 7420 9894