Under Achieving

Gillian finished her first week at school
And had a very unhappy look on her face
She said to her mum who was showing concern
“I’m just wasting my time at that place”.
Mum asked her “why ever do you think that?”
Then Gillian exploded in an angry squawk
“Well mother I can't read and I can't write,
And then they won't even let me talk!'

About the Poem

There are times when most of us have had enough of school, but after the first week?


Terrible Teachers


Funny rhyming poem


8 lines

Key Stage

Pre-school, KS1


Paul Curtis

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