Sue Ryder Award
HOW TO ENTER FOR THE 2021 SUE RYDER AWARD
Instructions for students
- Find out about the life and work of Baroness Ryder of Warsaw, and write a short essay or poem telling her story.
- Then write something about the message of her life and offer some ideas about how we could all help to follow her example in some way over the next years.
- Maximum length for the whole essay is four sides of A4 paper, either handwritten or produced on a computer.
- The essay or poem must be your own work: we are not interested in material that has simply been cut-and-pasted from the internet.
- You may illustrate your work if you wish.
- At the end of your essay, list the books and internet sites that you have consulted.
- Write your name, age, and the FULL POSTAL ADDRESS OF YOUR SCHOOL on the essay, and post it to us:
2021 Sue Ryder Award
The Lady Ryder of Warsaw Memorial Trust
c/o St Katharine’s, Parmoor
Frieth, Henley-on-Thames RG9 6NN
- Entries must reach us by June 30th 2021
Instructions to Teachers
You may find it useful to collect all the entries from your school and post them to us as a group. Each one will be read.
ALL entries will be returned to the schools and no record of any names will be kept. The Prizes will be awarded in the Autumn Term 2021, and all the participating schools will be notified.
Useful material for your research might include:
- Sue Ryder’s autobiography: Child of My Love (The Harvill Press, 1997)
- Obituary Daily Telegraph Nov 3rd 2000
- Lady Ryder of Warsaw Memorial Trust website: lrwmt.org.uk
- Wikipedia: wikipedia.org/wiki/Sue_Ryder
- Sue Ryder’s first autobiography: And the Morrow is Theirs (The Burleigh Press 1975)
- A.J. Forrest, But Some There Be (Robert Hale Ltd 1957)