Year 5 Travel Back in Time To Ancient Greece

Mr Stanlake

To celebrate the end of our Summer term topic Year 5 hosted an event for a whole plethora of characters form Ancient Greece; we had mythical creatures, Greek soldiers, Gods and a host of traditional Greeks.

During the day the children had the opportunity to design and make greek shields, play masks and name badges where they learned how to write their name using the traditional Greek alphabet.

The afternoon consisted of two activities. The first being our very own, slightly adapted, Greek Olympiad. The children were spit into states, Sparta, Athens, Corinth and Thebes,  who they were to represent in the Greek wrestling. After a brief intra-state trial 3 fighters were selected to represent their state against each other.

Following the finals of the torturous wrestling, parents were invited into class to share the terms work. They had the opportunity to look at their children’s art, DT as well as their literacy work where they have written and performed some traditional Greek myths.