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Poem of the Week

Poem of the Week

Poems to enjoy together and fun ways of sharing them out loud and by heart. Sign up and we'll send you an email once a week in term time with a link to a poem to share and an activity to try with it.

Give it a go: poem posters

Give it a go: poem posters

A great way to learn about a poem is to have a go at creating a poem poster. Here are some examples and ideas to get started.

Get to know a poem: maggie and milly and molly and may

Get to know a poem: maggie and milly and molly and may

Learn a poem by heart together using repetition and picture prompts. With thanks to the children at Addenbrooke's Hospital who tried this out on National Poetry Day 2019.

Learn a poem by heart

Learn a poem by heart

Some short guides about techniques for learning a poem