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Kings Worthy Primary School

Y6 Summer 1 2018

Topic 5:  Eureka - Ancient Greece

Our topic this term is a history-led study. The children will:

  • Learn where Ancient Greece fits in the chronology of time periods studied
  • Examine how Greek geography influenced the growth of city-states, and the differences between Athens and Sparta
  • Understand how democracy developed and what it means to be democratic
  • Think about how modern events can have connections with the past


• Reading- revision of strategies used to answer questions about texts
• Reading a range of Greek myths and identifying common themes
• Re-writing Greek myths from the viewpoint of one of the characters
• Discrete teaching of grammar and punctuation
• Focus on consistency  and accuracy of grammar and punctuation in independent writing
• Revision and application of spelling rules and patterns within writing


• A revision of the content and strategies taught throughout year 6 in preparation for SATs, focusing on areas identified from the sample tests carried out in March.

• Clay work  linked to Ancient Greek pottery

• Modern democracy and different forms of government linked  to rule in Ancient Greece

• Ancient Greek Olympic events
• Striking and fielding games