The enormity of space is difficult to explain to children but fear not help is at hand... prepare to be amazed!
You have discovered a new planet. What is it like? What will you call it? Peter Dixon, poet and writer, provides some fun ideas to inspire your young space scientists.
Jennifer Jenkins, Literacy Co-ordinator at St Paul’s CE Primary School in Nuneaton, finds the drama of Space Story an irresistible starting point for some out of this world writing.
5, 4, 3, 2, 1… lift off! Louise Dobson, teacher and educational writer, shows you how to get your topic off the ground by exploring Space Story with your class.
Marcus met a new friend on the moon. This profile picture can be used when setting up a Twitter account for an alien that you might invite into your class.