Our aim is to equip and inspire you to teach poetry with confidence and enjoyment. Here you’ll find a wealth of tools, strategies and ideas for using our archive recordings to enhance your teaching

There’s have a strong emphasis on hearing and speaking poetry, because this is what the Poetry Archive is all about. But it’s also because we know that’s at the heart of everything to do with poetry.

The resources include Learning Resources to support different aspects of teaching, Classroom Materials structured lessons for individual poems and Classroom Collections curated collections to provide new and exciting ways to explore poetry.

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Children’s Poetry Archive Challenge 5

Age groups: 5-7, 7-9, 9-11

This challenge takes you on a tour through all sorts of poems about all sorts of things. To find the ...

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Children’s Poetry Archive Challenge 4

Age groups: 5-7, 7-9, 9-11

Families come in all sorts of shapes and sizes. These poems are all about family life and the different ...

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Children’s Poetry Archive Challenge 3

Age groups: 5-7, 7-9, 9-11

This challenge looks at poems about animals and some of the strange things they do. To find the answers, ...

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Children’s Poetry Archive Challenge 2

Age groups: 5-7, 7-9, 9-11

This Challenge looks at poems about people and all the different identities that people have.

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Children’s Poetry Archive Challenge 1

Age groups: 5-7, 7-9, 9-11

This challenge is for our intrepid poetry fans to solve. We’ve set five questions about some of our ...

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