VCOP resources

Games and activities

VCOP quick fire activities

A selection of quick fire activities suitable for use in plenary or as five minute time fillers.

VCOP resource bank

Quickfire activities and games.

VCOP games

A sentence openers game and a board game based on the Fiery Ideas ‘complication’ software.

VCOP early morning activities

Designed to be put up on IWB at start of day or printed off as cards for early finishers.

VCOP resources

Extracts from children’s literature for VCOP activities and guided reading.

VCOP activities

A collection of well explained ideas to develop use of VCOP.

Outstanding openers

PowerPoint using the superhero characters going through the different ways to open a sentence.

VCOP Doctor Punctuation’s surgery

Display incorrect sentences and children have to say how Dr Punctuation will cure them.


Strategies for immediate impact on writing standards.


Pictures of the VCOP superheroes to make up a dice. Roll to challenge children to make a sentence focusing on that element.

Connectives tennis PowerPoint

A fun activity involving a bat and soft ball.

Displays, mats and stickers

Connectives Mat

For your literacy display, these connectives are split by type and example of use.

VCOP Pyramids

Printable mats with pyramids for KS1 and KS2, plus an extra mat with a selection of useful writing tips.

Openers and Connectives

Openers displayed on doors and connectives displayed on chain links, for a colourful display.

VCOP Super Powers

Building on the superhero theme for VCOP, here are details of each superhero’s special powers.

Punctuation Fans for VCOP

Fans to print off and use in conjunction with punctuation pyramids or as a standalone resource for whole class teaching.

Interactive Literacy display

Red hot sentences - tips on how to make sentences outstanding.

VCOP superheroes display

Inspiring cartoon super hero characters for classroom displays.

VCOP display and cards for tables

Clear concise displays, perfect for the literacy wall.

VCOP superheroes table mat

Print and laminate these characters and leave on the tables for inspiration.

VCOP Superhero marking stickers

Marking stickers using the VCOP superheroes

VCOP Superhero display

Superheroes and large VCOP pyramids for displays.

Display slips with wow words

Print out these slips for pupils to fill in for a display. Also in Spanish.

VCOP display photos

Photos showing how a teacher has used the superheroes for classroom displays.

Ros Wilson VCOP pyramids

Pyramid to cut out and assemble for tables during literacy activities.

WOW words

A list of editable wow words for display and group work.

VCOP Challenge cards

Can be used as individual targets or for a VCOP display.