It is amazing, if not surprising, to discover just how much of today’s Britain have their origins in Ancient Greek society. The arts, sports, medicine, law, language, science, mathematics, philosophy, buildings and even some inventions, have all been greatly influenced by the Ancient Greeks.

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Groups of children could choose one of the areas mentioned in the animation,. They could then research it and present their findings to the class. An end of term topic assembly could include all the group’s findings to celebrate their learning to parents. The class could also debate and vote on an issue close to the children to demonstrate the basis of a democracy. Create a display to showcase children’s research into words that have Greek origins. For a challenge, children could write a narrative to include as many of these as possible.