Children's Poetry Competition 2018 

We are delighted to announce the winners of this year’s children’s poetry competition. 

The poetry we received was of an outstanding standard. All 100 young poets on the shortlist will have their poems  published in our 2018 anthology and we warmly congratulate them all:

Years 1-3:

Winner: Isabel Kinchen

Runners-up: Ishaan Godber, Siena Violet Jones

Years 4-6: 

Winner: Yousif Ahmed Abdelaal-Wait

Runners-up: Caoimhe Burden, Rosa Kingcome

Years 7-9:

Winner: Cerys Bennison

Runners-up: Eloise Edmonds, Emil Thomas

Years 10-13:

Winner: Amelia Peto

Runners-up: Charlie Blake, Hannah De Meo

Winner of the schools prize for an outstanding set of entries from one school: 

St Gregory’s Catholic College

Shortlist:

Abigail Price

Afra Sterne-Rodgers

Alayna Ismail

Alex Bishop-Court

Alexandra McCaffery

Alma Bhim

Amanda Riney-Lucas

Amelia Atcheson

Ani King

Annika Nehaniv-Dautenhahn

Ansa Memon

Archie Noyce

Bethany Martin


Chanice Barrow-Francis

Charlotte Lee

Chloe Owen

Ella McEwan

Ella O’Shea

Elsie Moore

Emilia Birch

Emily Ramen-Christensen

Emily Yates

Emma Balduini

Frankie Vasseur

Freya Leech

Freya Lusty

Freyja Crowder

George Cook

Harvey Denley

Haydn May

Helena Binnie

Holly Jones

Isabella Coppola 

Isobel Adie

Isobel Sophia Kavanagh

James Fisher

Jedidiah Wale-Akinlua

Jefferson Bird

Jenny Miller

Jessica Moffatt

Jonah Carter

Kaci James

Kayah Jalowiec

Kayla Nadienne Putri Bera

Kevork Milikian

Khadijah Ahmed

Laura Rodrigues Silva

Leo Rees Smith

Liam Baldry

Lily Mellen-Daniel

Lily-Mae Roisin Cooney

Lottie Caboche

Maddie Mcgowan

Maisey Gubb

Meera Batakurki

Megan-lily Brewster 

Milo Hamilton-Raimondi

Milo Raine-Lower

Neve Frances Macgregor

Nicholas Skidmore

Olivia Hawkes

Olivia Hunter

Oscar Hill

Otto Hamilton-Raimondi

Owoh Ugonna Alexander

Peggy Strachan

Peregrin Harper

Phoenix Haddow

Rishan Mistry

Romany Whittall

Rosa Lambert

Rosabelle Jones

Ryder Purcell

Sadie Wood

Sarah Marine

Sebastian Chapple

Sid Rai

Sophie Marshall

Sophie Thomas

Stella Odysseos

Talal Razouk

Ted McKnight Hardy

Thomas Maguire

Uma Buffong

Vaishnavi Shandilya

Yuval Fransis

Zainab Ranim

Zoë Moore


Pre-order the anthology 

You can pre-order a copy of the 2018 Children's Anthology directly from us here.