Divine Chocolate and Christian Aid are delighted to announce the winners of the 14th annual Poetry Competition.

Caroline Lawrence, guest judge

Children’s author of the bestselling ‘Roman Mysteries’ series, Caroline Lawrence, joined us to talk about poetry and chocolate, and select the winning poems from the hundreds of entries which best captured the theme “A Love That Grows”

And the winners are...

 

7-11 Category

Pablo Shenton-Pareja, aged 9 from the Royal Grammar School, Newcastle 

Watch Pablo's poem being read by Caroline Lawrence here

 

12-16 Category

Emily Zara Williamson, aged 15 from the King's School Canterbury 

Watch Emily's poem being read by Caroline Lawrence here

 

17 to Adult Category

Penny McCulloch

Watch Penny's poem being read by Caroline Lawrence here

 

We also had some fantastic runners up:

7-11 Category

Eve Elizabeth Yates from the Royal Grammar School, Newcastle 

Tara, Mrs Wall's class, the Royal Grammar School, Newcastle 

 

12-16 Category

Ellie Marie Christie from Llangatwg Community School in Wales

Neil Patel from St Olave's School

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