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JCoSS student wins Poetry By Heart Competition

JCoSS Y11 Student, Dana Nitzani has won the Poetry By Heart County Contest, fending off competition from 9 other schools, including Channing, South Hampstead, JFS and Woodhouse College.  Dana had to learn 3 poems by heart and recite them to a judging panel of published poets.  The 3 poems had to be pre 1914, post 1914 and a poem written in World War I.  Dana recited London Snow, by Robert Bridges (1890), Poetry by Marianne Moore (1935) and For the Fallen by Laurence Binyon (1914).  As the winner of the Country contest, Dana will now go onto an all-expenses paid trip to Cambridge for the Regional and National finals.

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