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Market Drayton Junior School

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Year 5


It's All Greek To Me!

The history focus will be the study of Ancient Greece. The children will study where this period fits into history, what schooling was like in those times, what the Ancient Greeks have done for us and experience democracy through debating. The work will be brought to life with the children participating in a Who Dunnit mystery and in a Greek Day with different activities!


During this term the children will be exploring recounts and reports based around our history topic. They will also be studying the picture book ‘Tuesday’ where they will have the opportunity to write newspaper reports and police interviews. In addition, the children will also be required to write their own myth having studied a range of them across the term.


Additionally, the children will use their art skills to design Greek pots and create a collage demonstrating their new knowledge about the Ancient Greek era.

Useful information

For Games lessons on a Monday you will need your trainers as well as your indoor kit. During the term you will have some Games sessions on a Wednesday as well.

PE = Friday.

Maths homework is given out on a Monday and is due back on a Wednesday.

English homework is given out on a Monday and is due back on a Wednesday.

Spellings are given out on a Monday and are tested on Friday.

Please continue to read regularly and practice your spellings and times tables.

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