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Are you looking for a template to support your pupils to write postcards?

This resource pack contains a postcard planning sheet, to support pupils when organising their ideas before writing, and a postcard template to write their final drafts. The postcard template can be printed and trimmed to allow pupils to create a suitable image on the reverse to create their finished postcards.

The flexible templates can be used when writing postcards for a range of audiences to recount events.

What is included in this postcard writing resource?

  • Planning sheet
    A template where pupils can organise their ideas before writing.
  • Postcard writing template
    A structured template to support pupils to set out their postcard correctly.

National Curriculum English Programme of Study

Writing - composition
Year 2
Pupils should be taught to develop positive attitudes towards and stamina for writing by:
- writing for different purposes
Pupils should be taught to consider what they are going to write before beginning by:
- planning or saying out loud what they are going to write about
- writing down ideas and /or key words, including new vocabulary
Year 3 /4
Pupils should be taught to plan their writing by:
- discussing and recording ideas
Year 5 /6
Pupils should be taught to plan their writing by:
- noting and developing initial ideas, drawing on reading and research where necessary



  • Postcard planning sheet
  • Postcard template
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