On Wednesday 8 February, we welcome Joshua Seigal, a highly acclaimed, award-winning professional poet, to The New Beacon. Joshua was the winner of: the 2020 Laugh Out Loud Award, The People’s Book Prize in 2022 and more recently, he has been nominated for the 2023 Lollies Award.
Joshua uses poetry to develop literacy skills and inspire confidence and creativity in communication and we are really looking forward to his visit in the run up to World Book Day; where the boys will have the opportunity to take part in a poetry competition, amongst other things.
We are offering the chance for you to buy one of his books for the reduced price of £6. Any bought will be personally signed by Joshua which is a permanent reminder of a special experience. It could also be used when choosing a poem for the upcoming poetry competition (details of this will follow before half term).
We are pleased to say that any boys, who already own a book written by Joshua Seigal are welcome to bring these in on the day to be signed. Please ensure that the books are named.
Why don’t you read more about him here: twitter/insta: @joshuaseigal
If you would like your son to purchase one or more books, please give your consent on the on-line form below.
Replies must be received by 9am on Tuesday 31 January to allow time for the books to be ordered.
Mrs Claire Manning and Mrs Georgia Harris
Pre-Prep and Junior School English Co-Ordinators