If at First

'If at first you don't succeed',
Said Robert the Bruce the King.
If at first you don't succeed,
Then you shouldn't try skydiving.

About the Poem

If at First is a poem about perseverance at sport as much as about sport itself.


Sporting Disasters


Short rhyming poem


4 lines

Key Stage

KS1, KS2, KS3


Paul Curtis

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