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Autumn 1

It's All Greek To Me!


We are starting this year with our new topic entitled ‘It’s All Greek to Me’. We will be exploring the Ancient Greeks and their culture, as well as some comparisons to modern day Greece. 

To begin, we will be developing our mapping skills and learning about the key aspects of physical and human geography in Ancient Greece. We’ll then investigate and report on the similarities and differences between democracy in Ancient Greece and the UK today. 

Furthermore, we will be exploring the historical importance of Ancient Greece to the Olympic and explain how the Olympics has changed over time. In our art lessons, we will investigate Ancient Greek architecture apply our drawing skills to illustrate Greek columns. We will also be undertaking an exciting printing project taking inspiration from Greek designs.