A short poetry film I wrote and narrated for UNICEF about the importance of love in childhood.
Activity sheets to accompany Welcome to Our Table, including a fun two player card game.
This poetry film on CBBC is the result of online workshops with children around the world who wanted to thank key workers for everything they do.
An animation of my poem Night Flight, by Tania Rex and Meinart Studios. Shortlisted for the Poetry Screen Award.
Activity sheets to accompany Celebrate!, including marigold making and designing your own Día de los Muertos skull.
A series of films for young people about poetry – why / how / where I write it, and more. Filmed by the Centre for Literacy in Primary Education.
I travelled to Dublin to see my poem, Dear Ugly Sisters, on the overground – in association with Poetry Day Ireland.
Teaching sequence for Being Me for Years 4, 5 or 6 – created by the epic experts at the Centre for Literacy in Primary Education (CLPE).
Ideas for using Dear Ugly Sisters in the classroom – created by the brilliant brains behind the NSTBA Book Awards.
Read and listen to a selection of my poems on The Children’s Poetry Archive. There are also some video interviews on there too.
Liz Brownlee and I perform the poems Nightingale and Thought Machine at the Globe Theatre, London.
My poem We Remember, commissioned for Remembrance Day by the Royal British Legion.
Behind the scenes look at how I wrote my poem We Remember for the Royal British Legion and National Literacy Trust.
A poem about ‘metacognition’, or thinking about thinking. Filmed by the Centre for Literacy in Primary Education.
Poems about racism, thinking about thinking, and bereavement – from the collection Being Me. Performed by young people.
How I write and edit my poems. Filmed by the Centre for Literacy in Primary Education.
My poem I Am Brave is included in this brilliant resource to accompany ‘The Walk’ and help children (age 5-16) and teachers to understand the refugee crisis.
In this short film, I perform a selection of poems from Dear Ugly Sisters.
Everything you need to know about performing poems (well, almost everything). Filmed by the Centre for Literacy in Primary Education.
My very best top secret tips for young poets. Filmed by the Centre for Literacy in Primary Education.