CLASSICAL POEMS FOR KEY STAGE 2

A list of undisputed English classical poets and selected poems for Key Stage 2.

 

William Blake

Tyger, Tyger

The Lamb

A Poison Tree

 

Robert Browning

How they brought the good news from Aix to Ghent

The Pied Piper of Hamelin

 

Lewis Carroll

Jabberwocky

The Walrus and the Carpenter

He Thought he Saw

 

Charles Causley

Timothy Winters

I Saw a Jolly Hunter

What has happened to Lulu?

 

G.K.Chesterton

The Donkey

 

W.H.Davies

Leisure

 

Thomas Hood

I remember, I remember

The Song of the Shirt

 

John Keats

Meg Merrilees

 

Rudyard Kipling

If

A Dead Statesman

 

Edward Lear

The Owl and the Pussycat

The Pelican Chorus

The Jumblies

The Table and the Chair

 

Walter de la Mare

The Listeners

As Lucy went a-walking

The Scarecrow

 

John Masefield

Cargoes

Roadways

Sea Fever

 

Alfred Noyes

The Highwayman

 

Christina Rossetti

Jewels

Up-Hill

When I am Dead

A Diamond or a Coal?

A Linnet in a Gilded Cage

Goblin Market

 

Sir Walter Scott

Young Lochinvar

 

William Shakespeare

The Seven Ages of Man from As You Like it

When that I was from Twelfth Night

 

Robert Southey

The Inchcape Rock

Bishop Hatto

 

Robert Louis Stevenson

The Land of Counterpane

The Lamplighter

My Bed is like a Boat

 

Lord Tennyson

The Lady of Shallot

The Charge of the Light Brigade

The Eagle

Crossing the Bar

 

William Wordsworth

The Daffodils

She Dwelt Among the Untrodden Ways

My Heart Leaps Up

 

GREAT ANTHOLOGIES

 

The Oxford Book of Story Poems

978-0-19276344-0

 

A child’s garden of verses

Robert Louis Stevenson

 

Cautionary Tales

Hillaire Belloc