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Popstar Pixie Lott visits primary school in Poplar

PUBLISHED: 10:44 13 December 2017 | UPDATED: 10:44 13 December 2017

Pixie Lott joined pupils at Our Lady and St Joseph Catholic Primary School in Poplar. Picture credit: Pitch.co.uk

Pixie Lott joined pupils at Our Lady and St Joseph Catholic Primary School in Poplar. Picture credit: Pitch.co.uk

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Popstar Pixie Lott took part in a poetry-writing session with pupils at a primary school in Poplar during a surprise visit.

The singer is inspiring  young poets to get involved in the Premier League�s Writing Stars poetry competition. Picture credit: Pitch.co.ukThe singer is inspiring young poets to get involved in the Premier League�s Writing Stars poetry competition. Picture credit: Pitch.co.uk

The singer songwriter joined pupils at Our Lady and St Joseph Catholic Primary School to inspire the young poets to enter a nationwide poetry-writing contest.

The Premier League’s Writing Stars competition is open to pupils aged between five and 11 at all primary schools in England and Wales and the winning poems will be published in a limited-edition book.

Pixie said: “It has been lovely to spend time with the pupils of Our Lady and St Joseph’s and it brought back memories of my own happy days at primary school.

“The energy and creativity that the young people showed with their poetry has inspired me quite a lot, so I hope they also managed to take something away from our time together.”

Pixie Lott also shared her own experiences of the song writing process. Picture credit: Pitch.co.ukPixie Lott also shared her own experiences of the song writing process. Picture credit: Pitch.co.uk

Children have until December 22 to enter their original poems.

For more information visit plprimarystars.com.

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