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Invite each year group or class to prepare a short presentation on an Australia theme and you’ve got a whole week’s worth of assemblies.

Make the most of the outdoors and act out parts of the platypus story in the sunshine.

Letting children explore the myriad of roles involved in making a film gives them critical insight into just what goes into making their favourite blockbuster.

Creating your own weird wildlife with this collaborative ‘Creature consequences’ lesson.

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.

Explorer Bartholomew Drake reads How the platypus got his shape a creation tale from children's author Anne Faundez.

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.

Reward your KS2 storytellers with this How the platypus got his shape themed certificate.

Use the How the platypus got his shape ebook on your whiteboard, iPad or tablet computer.

Reward your storytellers with this How the platypus got his shape themed certificate.

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