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Ancient Greek Week – Wars


Over the last few days, Year 5 have been learning about some of the Ancient Greek wars and warriors. First, they learned about The Battle of Marathon, 490 BC, against the Persians and made the connection to the marathon race today. Next, was The Battle of Thermopylae, 480 BC, again against the Persians and the role […]

Ancient Greek Week


This week is Ancient Greek week in Year 5. Over the last few days we have been learning about the Ancient and Modern Olympics. Yesterday, was the Athens versus Sparta BIS Olympics. After some discussion the students decided to include the following events: Running (sprint), long jump, chariot racing (adapted to a wheel barrow race) […]

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