Year 6 Playground Poetry

Year 6 Set 4 pupils have been experimenting with William Burroughs style cut ups to create short figurative lines of poetry to describe the playground.


Working in teams, each group of writers produced a mass of interesting images, similes, metaphors, alliterative phrases, and short descriptions using personification. Each pupil then cut up the phrases and reordered them at random to creative new and unexpected lines of verse. Using a digital audio recorder, pupils performed selected lines to the backdrop of a school playground time-lapse video.


You can watch the time-lapse video on our YouTube channel.