Use our short radio play and visual resources to set the scene and whet children’s appetite to find out more about the explorer Captain James Cook.
Turn your class into super sleuths with an enlightening fact-finding mission that will really get their ‘little grey cells’ working.
How the platypus got his shape paves the way for some useful circle time discussion.
Try out these ideas to help your class understand the idea of narrative and to ensure that they get to grips with character, plot and setting.
You’ll be amazed at the quality of writing that recreating an Australian landscape in your school inspires.
Our radio play is set on board Captain Cook's ship the HM Bark Endeavour. Version 1 has simpler vocabulary and is shorter than version 2, so is ideal for younger children.
Our radio play is set on board Captain Cook’s ship the HM Bark Endeavour. Version 2 has more advanced vocabulary and is slightly longer than version 1.