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My Family Locket

By Mahalia (Year 4, School of Isolated and Distance Education)

A locket is like a pocket for your friends and family. When you miss them, you can take a peak and know your friendship isn’t at an end. I wish ...

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The View

By Nathaniel (Year 4, School of Isolated and Distance Education)

Looking through the little blue, Round vintage circles. Encased and closed years ago, Sitting silently and nearly forgotten. The bright maroon velvet lining and crisp white cloth, Kept safe and ...

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My Cat

By Maryam (Year 5, School of Isolated and Distance Education)

As green as grass, Her eyes shine bright. Her heart is heavy But her body is light. Sometimes, she’s playful But she’s usually asleep. She plays with her toys But ...

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A Diamond Without Its Case

By Fadwa (Year 7, School of Isolated and Distance Education)

Some people call it horrible names Things no Muslim woman would utter Silly things, they’d call it Even though it’s like no other Some call it a rag A sheet ...

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The Elements of Water

By Lochlan (Year 7, School of Isolated and Distance Education)

A drop of water Do we take this for granted? Its uses are vast The lakes and rivers As steam rises to form clouds From the blazing sun Plants rise ...

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Pegasus

By Saarah (Year 7, School of Isolated and Distance Education)

Legends abound Minds astound Hardly any come true Deep inside In my heart, reside I believe that Pegasus is real. He stood before me In all his majesty An unquestionable ...

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Inspired

By Saarah (Year 7, School of Isolated and Distance Education)

The crescent rose high above me, The first of the heavens were revealed, And the trees bowed low beside me, And I was all alone. Though the darkness seemed to ...

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Darkness

By Saarah (Year 7, School of Isolated and Distance Education)

The Sun withdraws each ray fades gently into the darkening sky Night befalls The Moon comes forth Glowing with her silvery radiance Freckled with stars in the distance Like they ...

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My Dream

By Saarah (Year 7, School of Isolated and Distance Education)

You give me hope when I think of you No matter where I go, what I do In my imagination you exist In my dreams, you persist One day you ...

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Vision of a Star

By Saarah (Year 7, School of Isolated and Distance Education)

Far below me In a lonely galaxy Amongst cosmic infinity A planet I see A spherical wonder Bright…with many lights Alive…with many lives Busy…with many things I wander deeper Bemused…in ...

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Extinct Animal Haiku

By Dennis (Year 8, School of Isolated and Distance Education)

Thylacines are strange They are very hard to find Hunting prey at night. Dodos are so strange They lived on a small island And they could not fly. All quaggas ...

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Great Big Black and Gold Beauty

By Fatima (Year 9, School of Isolated and Distance Education)

I cry as soon as you’re in my sights Facing my fears is my largest fright I face you great big black and gold beauty Nothing about you is so ...

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Folded Swan

By Susan (Teacher, School of Isolated and Distance Education)

A pink origami paper square Folded into a swan Wings arched and overlapping Concealing a gift. A chocolate wrapped in foil - green With possibility With sweetness With Christmas Untasted. ...

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