Use The Christmas Elf as a festive story starter or see how many woodland creatures children can spy in this adorable poster (©StoryWorld – illustrated by Tomislav Tomic.).
Reward your storytellers with this How the platypus got his shape themed certificate.
Talk to the children about what could be happening in our Sea topic's story starter image. (Also, perfect for talking about scale.)
Alexia is the only normal kid in a school for gods. What hope does she have on sports day? What with Hermes whose feet barely
A simple story structure sheet for Sports Day on Mount Olympus.
Cut out the sentences and arrange the main events of Sports Day on Mount Olympus in the correct order.
These words taken from the Sports Day on Mount Olympus by Paul Mason are often misspelled.
Sports Day certificates everyone will be proud to pin on their wall.
Read through the 'Good sport' closing thought and talk about the ideas in it during your class or school assembly.
Explore six of the gods mentioned in Paul Mason's story with these Olympian god profile sheets.
Introduce or revise the term simile (a figure of speech that compares one thing to another). Ask the children to identify the similes the author
Help the Olympian gods spot the errors in their writing using this spelling and grammar exercise.
A text only version of Sports Day on Mount Olympus the story of Alexia the only normal kid in a school for gods.
Help the children explore the feelings athletes might feel at the start at the race using this senses grid.
Great ideas for stimulating writing for use in a topic on sport.
Reward your Early Years and KS1 storytellers with this Sports Day on Mount Olympus themed certificate.
Reward your KS2 storytellers with this Sports Day on Mount Olympus themed certificate.
Cut and laminate these cards for a literary treasure hunt game.
Create fact sheets about favourite sports stars.
Divide the class into groups to research one these organisations; The Paralympics; The Deaflympics; The Youth Olympics and The Special Olympics.
Get children excited about exercising with our downloadable sport fact cards.
Our downloadable sport fact card templates make great class displays and are perfect for children to use when presenting their findings to the class.
Our downloadable sport fact cards are ready for children to add their own sporty illustrations.
Our downloadable sports fact cards are ready for children to add their own researched facts.
Recreate our Sports Day on Mount Olympus adventure with this editable playscript.
Making waves juxtaposes the modern-day story of a paralympic athlete with the fictional 1948 commentary of the first Paralympic Games.
There are many ways to use these resources in class – for storytelling, sequencing activities, making a story map, exploring plot, character and setting, displays,
Our ‘Storytelling prompts’ for Sports Day on Mount Olympus are the perfect accompaniment to your storytelling lessons. These prompts come with keywords.
Our ‘Storytelling prompts’ for Sports Day on Mount Olympus are the perfect accompaniment to your storytelling lessons.
A great resource for getting down to the nitty gritty of analysing numbers - in this case sports results.
Use Alexia's quote for inspiration for writing or for sports day.
Sports day at Mount Olympus Primary School is over for another year, but now it is time to sort out the results so that they
Explore what life is like for street children around the world and look at how the beautiful game is giving new hope to children such
Because of the shortage of football fields, many children in South America play a version of football called futsal.
Talk through the events in Sports Day on Mount Olympus using this story map.
Information and activity ideas based on Bicycling by Randall Henrie.
Some inspirational sporting quotes from some truly great athletes.
Two sporty poems from the pen of Joshua Seigal.
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