All about the Ancient Greeks

We have had lots of messages telling us that the children are enjoying finding out all about the Ancient Greeks.

Many children have told us how much they enjoyed reading and listening to the Greek myths and how they have been inspired to find out more and to write their own.

Here is Zaina's storyboard of Theseus and the Minotaur:

Here is Eddie's version of the Theseus story:

These children retold the stories of Odysseus:

Poppy:

Alice:

Freya:

Here is Freya's wonderful Lego model showing when Odysseus washed up on the shore:

Sarah wrote Odysseus' diary after he visited Circe the Sorceress:

Take a look at these great mythical creatures that the children have designed.

Rosie:

Poppy:

Xi-an:

Arin:

We have particularly enjoyed reading the children's own stories written in the style of a quest myth. We hope you enjoy reading them too.

Matilda:

Alice:

Leon:

Libby:

Arin:

Xi-an:

The children found out about the theatre in ancient Greece. They thought about how the masks that the actors wore showed exaggerated expressions and designed one of their own. Here are some of them.

Kate:

Libby:

The children also enjoyed designing their own Greek vases.

Rosie has made a design for a Greek vase with a modern design showing her playing the clarinet instead of the double flute that was played in ancient Greek times:

Here is Lyla's vase design:


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