WORCESTERSHIRE'S middle schools have enjoyed a poetry slam with the help of local poet Spoz.

Pupils from St Barnabas CE First and Middle School in Drake's Broughton, near Pershore, came second in the competition, just one point behind St John's, in Bromsgrove and two points ahead of Ridgway, in Redditch.

The pupils performed their poem on the theme Heroes and Inspirations.