), there are plenty of benefits and incentives to grabbing your pen or laptop.
Through the cultivation of strong links with universities, local colleges, businesses and community groups we prepare our students for working life in the modern world.
April is National Poetry Month and naturally a great time to explore the immense therapeutic powers of poetry.
Our community offers an environment where students’ behaviour is impeccable; they treat each other and staff with real respect, have a genuine enjoyment of school and enjoy their learning.
Irlam and Cadishead Academy has a relentless drive and determination to ensure the best possible education for students in our care, and that all our students Aspire, Work Hard and Achieve.
Poetry has also been used by modern-day doctors and physicians at Yale University School of Medicine and University College London School of Medicine.
Yale actually has a committee that maintains a required literary reading list which includes poetry.
More and more psychotherapists across the US, UK and Europe continue to use poetry therapy as part of their practice.
Globally the International Federation for Biblio / Poetry Therapy sets standards of excellence in the training and credentialing of practitioners in the field of biblio/poetry therapy, qualifying them to practice.
After all, some of the world’s most well respected songwriters, rappers, and performers are actually poets who channel their voices into the written and spoken word.
While you might not find fame and fortune writing about your life, current events, or an important topic that’s on your mind (at least, not immediately!