Year 5 and 6
Past events and news:
- Adder and Ivy class have been working hard creating their Greek vases based on ancient Greek myths and legends.
- Harvest Festival is fast approaching and we have already had some donations made. You still have time to bring in donated food to your classes.
- Year 5 took a trip to the British Museum this term, looking at artifacts from Ancient Greece.
- Year 5 and 6 are back and ready to work hard work this term! We have already produced some fantastic work, looking at our topics: The Ancient Greeks and Crime and punishment.
Our new classrooms:
What have we been learning this term?
"This term we have been looking at 'Crime and Punishment'. They used to do really cruel punishments, including hurting children. This is different from now" Zidan Year 6
"Anglo Saxons uses a pillory to punish people who have committed crimes" Alfie Year 6
"They used to take people to the Tower of London to punish them for their crimes, I hope we get to visit this year!" Laura Year 6
"In the Victorian times they created the first prisons and the police were called Peelers. The people wanted proper justice for crimes" Emily Year 6
"In Year 5 we have been learning about the Ancient Greeks. Did you know that they believed in twelve different gods? They lived on Mount Olympus. Their leader was Zeus who was represented in many Ancient Parthenons" Oscar Year 5
"The Ancient Greeks told stories called myths. These myths always included mythological and magical creatures. My favourite was Theseus and the Minotaur" Tanya Year 5
"There were two famous cities in Ancient Greece called Athens and Sparta. Athenians believed in democracy and Spartans had a king who made all of their decisions" Suleyman Year 5