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Polari Literary Salon - Aye Write Festival, Thursday 23 April 2015

The Polari literary salon has been running since 2007, based in London (there’s a monthly salon at the Southbank Centre) and more recently on a tour in England. 406 more words

Aye Write


As promised, here are the revision notes for the Jackie Kay poems.

Full notes and example questions aplenty. Lots to keep you busy and happy. Remember, at this stage, you really should be reading all the poems at least ONCE A DAY. 89 more words


Brink: Royal Exchange Theatre Young Company

Brink is a collaboration between writer Jackie Kay and the Royal Exchange’s young company – a group of performers, writers, designers and communicators aged 14-21. The title is translated as ‘when the edge is close and you’re close to the edge,’ an apt theme for a young theatre group on the brink of adulthood. 425 more words


REVIEW - BRINK (Royal Exchange)

Date: 26 march 2015
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Written by Jackie Kay and in collaboration with The Royal Exchange Young Company, Brink examines the space between being a child and gaining responsibility and independence while crossing into adulthood. 418 more words


Jackie Kay Group Presentations

These will take place WEDNESDAY 25th MARCH. You must come prepared.

I have high expectations for these presentations, and as well as the class time you have already have, you should be working on this at home. 230 more words

National 5

Jackie Kay (2010) Red Dust Road.

I was vaguely aware of Jackie Kay and had read an extract of this book a few years ago. Heard her speak about her novel… 575 more words

Seasonal Poetry Links: February

Emma’s here with lovely and loving activities for Valentine’s poetry in the primary classroom.

Seasonal Poetry Links

This month’s Primary Resources provide a good excuse to think about somebody special. 145 more words