Year 6 Autumn term The Ancient Greeks

No spring nor summer's beauty hath such grace As I have seen in one Autumnal face....

John Donne, "Elegy IX: The Autumnal"

The Ancient Greeks

There's so much to learn about the Ancient Greeks it's going to take the whole of the autumn term to cover it all.  Get a headstart and visit a brilliant website to start the journey.  Click on the Greek shield to be transported there.

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Healthy living and the human body is the topic for the autumn.  Do you know where the patella is?  How many chambers has the heart?  Why is milk good for growing bones?  All these questions and more will be answered but visit a brilliant website by clicking on the skeleton to start the journey.

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Creation and science:conflicting or complementary?

Can the big bang theory and the Bible's explanation of creation work together or will there always be conflict?


We will be studying Greek art and producing plates with Ancient Greek silhouettes and using clay to create bowls with Ancient Greek designs.




Generosity is the value for Autumn 1.  The relevant Bible stories include The widow's mite and The Good Samaritan.