Tag: history

Sculpting Clay: The Aztec People!

During this term, the children also embarked on a unit of study on The Aztec People. The Aztec People were an ancient civilization who lived in Mexico, and were at their most powerful between the years of 1345 and 1521. They were a very clever tribe who understood the importance of noting when and where the sun was rising and setting each day. By doing this they could predict weather for different times of the year which enabled them to predict rainfall and resulted in the tribe being able to harvest the best quality of crop to feed their people. They used something called a Sunstone to help document their observations. The children in fifth class carved out their own Sunstones. They also created their take on a typical Aztec temple of human sacrifice! Take a look at their creations, well done fifth class!

Working Together: The Celts’ History Project!

The children in fifth class completed a course of study on The Celts and we learned about their homes, clothing, food and drink, their gods and examples of Celtic craftsmanship. The children completed projects based on a selection of these topics and presented them to the class. Lots of hard work went into these projects and the children really enjoyed the process. Well done fifth class, keep up the amazing work!