Rhyme of the Times: state of poetry in schools

Poetry is not dying with a ‘dying fall’ as the poet TS Elliot might have said, and as Edinburgh academics certainly say, even though it’s been downgraded to ‘optional’ in parts of GCSE exams. Studying a poetry collection, an anthology, will no longer be compulsory in English Literature GCSE exams this year after OFQA, the […]