Subject Progression: Poetry

EYFS

Joins in with simple nursery rhymes and familiar stories.

Year 1

Can recite simple poems.

Year 2

Recites poems with some intonation.

Year 3

Performs poems and play scripts with increasing intonation.

Year 4

Prepares and performs poems and play scripts with intonation, tone and volume.

Year 5

Performs poems by heart, with all appropriate expression.

Year 6

Prepares poems by heart, with all appropriate expression, making meaning clear to the audience.