Here you’ll find a collection of almost 60 much-loved poems for Key Stage 2 pupils.The collection includes poems by well-known contemporary children’s poets who introduce and read a selection of their work.There are also 12 classic poems - including 'Jabberwocky' and 'The Jumblies' - read by actors Maxine Peake and Julian Rhind-Tutt.
Children read and respond to a range of poems and prose extracts that use similes and other simple images to create a vivid picture for a reader. Explore and create similes. Write poems experimenting with the use of simile. Subject matter for the poems can be drawn from other curriculum areas or related to cross-curricular themes.