My poems are being used in the classroom:
‘After the Earthquake’ is included in a Geography textbook as an example of how it feels to be an earthquake victim.
‘The Butcher’s Shop’ is a set poem in the anthology Food Glorious Food set for English Language and Literature Advanced Level.
‘ How to Capture a Poem’ is included in a GCSE textbook.
‘The Athlete’s Dream’ was quoted on this year’s National Poetry Day poem cards.
Primary schools study my book The New Generation (Salt 2010) and a free teacher pack is available to any school which books me for readings or workshops.
I am on a ist of poets recommended by OCR for study practice for the Unseen poem, a feature of GCSE English Literature examinations.
My poems have also been used in connection with Oxfam, The Samaritans and by the Open University.
I have co-authored several GCSE textbooks for OUP, and written several focus books for Greenwich Exchange.
I am a Teachit key contributor and have uploaded many popular resources over the years.