In this programme we will discover the hidden secrets of Ancient Egypt (for Juniors) the Vikings (for Middlers) through fascinating books, stories, hands-on artefacts, videos, websites and articles. We will learn about the history of the pyramids, temples, tombs, invasions and raids, mummification, gods and religion, food and drink, fashion, music and entertainment, building techniques, slaves, the hierarchy of society, inventions, gender diversity and of course read and write in in ancient symbols and runes.
Identify range of resources and use appropriately to uncover facts and stories of Ancient Civilisations
Compare and contrast various resources to fathom fact from myth
Develop awareness of how ancient civilisations impact on modern life
Build vocabulary of historical terminology and key words and concepts
Plan personal research project, improve research skills, organize evidence, write and present to group
Draft and write emails/letters to experts
Learn to structure writing effectively
Improve handwriting, vocabulary, spelling and grammar
Write stories, play-scripts, reports and make posters
2 hours per week for 8 weeks in Term 4
5-8 year olds (Juniors) and 8-10 year olds (Middlers)- two groups with two teachers.