The Basildon Primary Poetry Slam is a project created by Jacques Bottjer. Children from a selection of local primary schools recieve specialist training and are be able to go head to head and perform slam poetry against one another in front of a live audience. The project champions literacy and self expression amongst local children. The slam is open Basildon primary schools to children from year 5 and 6 to take part.
The BPPS is a project that champions freedom of speech and self expression amongst local children. It will equip children with a multitude of skills that will stand them in good stead for the rest of their lives. Children will gain experience with public speaking as well as developing their writing and communication skills. Students involved will be able to experience healthy competition and be exposed to a new form of culture and art.