Share these 5 original poems with your new class and inspire some fabulous 'back to school' poetry writing.
'Hello To My New Teacher' will inspire your new class to tell you lots of important things about themselves. A sheet is included for each child to draw a self portrait on for a welcoming classroom display.
Your class can use the writing frame and word bank to write an acrostic poem about the new school year inspired by the 'September' poem.
Use the 'Our Class Rules' poem to remind your class about the school rules and why they are needed or to inspire a new set of class rules.
'The Classroom Fairy' poem is a fun poem to remind children to keep their classroom tidy.
'Teacher's Lost Her Memory Stick' is a funny poem about something that could happen to even the most organised of teachers. This poem could inspire your class to generate adjectives and adverbs that describe how the teacher feels and behaves.
This original Christmas play can be combined with well-known Christmas carols and songs (song suggestions are included).
Spike the Star tells Bella the Bauble, Holly the Christmas Wreath and Stitch the Stocking, why they should 'hang on' and decorate the house for Christmas.
This play includes the Nativity story.
Encourage your class to reflect on their hopes and dreams for the new year with these two original poems. An activity sheet accompanies each poem so that children can set themselves goals which they hope to achieve during the year.
‘Outdoor Ed’ is a performance poem that can be used to celebrate your school’s outdoor environment as an extension to the classroom.
It can be used during an assembly to introduce an outdoor learning week where children are given the opportunity to share their own ideas about the learning that could take place outside, just like Ed did.
Bring Hollywood to your Year Six Leavers’ assembly with these 3 songs that can be performed to the theme tunes from Star Wars, Mission Impossible and Indiana Jones.
This assembly includes conversations which acknowledge how the children might be feeling about going to high school and gives them words of encouragement and praise for all of their achievements at primary school.
This PowerPoint clearly shows each of the tricky words from phases 2 to 5.
This resource has an autumn theme and is introduced and concluded with a simple song to the the tune of ‘Hickory Dickory Dock’.
This resource contains 27 of Sara Fox’s original poems covering the following seasonal themes: Back to School, Harvest, Autumn, Bonfire Night, Winter, Christmas, New Year, Pancake Day, Spring, Easter and Summer.
Many of the poems have activity sheets to accompany them.
Bring winter into your classroom with this original poem about being 'warm and cosy' inside and having fun outside on a winter's day. An activity sheet is included to decorate a hat, scarf and mittens with warm colours and winter patterns.
Your class can explore the winter acrostic poem and write acrostic poems of their own using the winter word bank and writing frame.
Explore class rules and getting to know your new class with these Back to School poems and activites.
Bring Autumn into your classroom with these poems and activities inspired by the season of mists and mellow fruitfulness.
Celebrate Harvest Festival with this original performance poem.
Bring festive fun into your classroom with these 3 original Christmas poems.
Activities include: writing a Christmas acrostic poem, drawing a magical Christmas Eve scene through a window and decorating a crown and a placemat for the Christmas party.
Celebrate Harvest with this performance poem parade! Hosted by Dingle Dangle the Scarecrow, the harvest of cereals, vegetables and fruit are celebrated as they walk down the red carpet.
Well known Harvest songs can be performed at any point during the assembly to compliment this performance poem/parade.