Poetry Focus 2025 by Frances Rocks and Martin Kieran is the best-selling modern poetry textbook for Leaving Certificate Higher Level English.
Poetry Focus 2025
Poetry Focus 2025 – Leaving Certificate Higher Level English
Frances Rocks and Martin Kieran’s Poetry Focus 2025 is a modern poetry textbook for Leaving Certificate Higher Level English. It includes all the prescribed poems for the 2025 exam, as well as succinct commentaries on each one.
This established and best-selling poetry anthology is a definitive guide to achieving top marks in 2025 Leaving Certificate exam.
Unique exam-focused features
- Concise poet biographies provide context for the poems
- List of prescribed poems gives a brief introduction to each poem
- Critical Literacy notes on each poem highlights the main features of the poet’s subject matter and style
- Sample paragraphs with Examiner’s Comments for each poem
- Exam-style Class/Homework Exercises
- Revision Overviews provide summaries and visual memory aids
- Guidelines and sample questions and answers for Unseen Poetry
- Points to consider provide a memorable snapshot of the key aspects to remember about each poem
- Sample exam questions (updated in line with the latest SEC questions), full essays, plans, marking scheme guidelines and Examiner’s Comments