It’s all Greek to school pupils

It was the day gods and goddesses descended from Mount Olympus and visited St John’s Primary Academy in Clifton.

Youngsters held a Greek Day to celebrate their project work on ancient Greek civilisation.They have been learning about the gods and goddesses on Mount Olympus, everyday life and wars.

Greek History Day at St John's CE Academy, Clifton.
Back, from the left, Callum Wallace, 10, Sam Nixon, 11, Harvey Rayner, 10, Ben Hodgson, 11, Tom Young, 10, and Ben Johnston, 10.
Middle, Lizzy Hepworth, 10, Charlotte Higgs, 11, Lucy Midgley, 10, and Abigail Rowlands, 10.
Front, Ben Gledhill, 10, left, and Drew Mitchell, 10.

Greek History Day at St John's CE Academy, Clifton. Back, from the left, Callum Wallace, 10, Sam Nixon, 11, Harvey Rayner, 10, Ben Hodgson, 11, Tom Young, 10, and Ben Johnston, 10. Middle, Lizzy Hepworth, 10, Charlotte Higgs, 11, Lucy Midgley, 10, and Abigail Rowlands, 10. Front, Ben Gledhill, 10, left, and Drew Mitchell, 10.

Children dressed up as mythical figures from Greek legends including the gods Zeus and Apollo and Medusa.In lessons pupils created traditional artwork and drawings of gladiators and athletes who help founded the Olympic Games. A taste of the Mediterranean was brought to the dining tables as youngsters sampled pitta breads, tzatziki and taramasalata.

The day finished with a talent show featuring martial arts, dancing and gymnastics for an audience of friends and family.

Greek History Day at St John's CE Academy, Clifton.
Madigan Drury, 11, left, and Gabrielle Sears, 11.

Greek History Day at St John's CE Academy, Clifton. Madigan Drury, 11, left, and Gabrielle Sears, 11.

 

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