A huge well done to Sixth Form student, Eloïse Smith, who has won third prize in the Oxford University Classics Creative Writing Competition.

Students had to write a poem in response to a picture stimulus. There were 150 entrants between 11 and 18, and the competition was judged by the Manar al-Athar photo archive, the Oxford Centre for Byzantine Research and the Classics Faculty.

Her winning poem, entitled A Gilded Cage, is here.










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