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Premier League Writing Stars: Ambition KS2


Premier League Writing Stars: Ambition KS2

Communication, Poetry, Writing

This pack uses the new poem Beautiful Ambition by Karl Nova to help your pupils think about their ambitions through poetry and help them write their own poem.

Learning outcomes

Pupils will be able to:

  • work collaboratively in a team
  • plan their writing through discussion and recording
  • read a review a range of poetry
  • learn to appreciate rhymes and poems
  • draft and write by composing and rehearsing and building a rich vocabulary
  • read aloud their own writing.

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Film: Beautiful Ambition

This short film is a reading of the poem Beautiful Ambition by Karl Nova, which has been written to inspire pupils to write their own poems.


Film: Top tips!

Our panel of judges is excited to hear about what your ambitions and dreams are for the future. Watch Karl Nova deliver his top tips for creating great poetry.


Main activity: The challenge

This activity prompts pupils to think about what the word ambition means to them, creating a word bank to use in their poems.


Film: Ambitions and dreams

This film introduces the theme of ambition. Show this film to get your pupils thinking about their hopes and dreams for the future.