NSI Competition Resources

Here you can download our fourth edition resource, past Winners Booklets, a quiz, and tips on creating poetry and artwork! 

"Maeve has worked hard at researching and crafting her poem and she did it with a lot of enthusiasm and enjoyment. This was in large part promoted by your easily accessible and visually appealing resources, which engaged and sustained her interest throughout." - Liz Dempsey, Literacy Coordinator, St. Patrick's College Ballymena

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Fourth edition resource

Our fourth edition contains new pages on the Salonika Campaign, the role of Sports in the War, an extended section on the War in the Skies, and Music in the First World War.  ...


Poetry & Art Competition Rules

These are the rules for the Never Such Innocence 2017-18 Poetry and Art Competition.  ...


Class Entry Form

Complete this form if you are submitting multiple entries to the Poetry and Art Competition  ...


Single Entry Form

Complete this form if you are entering the Poetry and Art Competition as an individual ...


NSI Quiz

A quiz to accompany our fourth edition resource. ...


Tips for Creating Poetry and Art

Dr Martin Stephen and Caroline de Peyrecave have provided tips on how to get started on writing poetry and creating artwork!  ...


2016-17 Winners Booklet

The winning entries of our 2016-17 Poetry and Art Competition  ...


Local CWGC War Graves

Discovering local CWGC war graves in the UK ...


NSI Glossary

A glossary of terms found in the resource pack. ...


2015-16 Winners Booklet

The winning entries of our 2015-16 Poetry and Art Competition ...


2014 Winners Booklet

The winning entries of our 2014 Poetry and Art Competition.  ...


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