School takes learning to the Maximus

Children at Seahouses Primary School could not believe their eyes last week as a Roman Warrior greeted them at the door.

Monday, 15th May 2017, 09:01 am
Updated Tuesday, 16th May 2017, 13:27 pm

Key Stage 2 pupils were transported back in time last Wednesday to enhance their learning about the Greco-Roman period – the Ancient Romans and the Ancient Greeks.

Their new innovative curriculum topics have seen visits from dentists, electricians, ambulance drivers, lifeboat volunteers, religious leaders and surprise movie screenings.

This time, teachers planned for a real-life ferocious Roman and Spartan warrior to put the children through their drills.

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Maks, a Year 4 pupil, said: “This has been the most epic day at school ever.”

“The day was ‘spartastic’,” added Teegan, from Year 5.

Joe, also in Year 5, said: “It’s thrilling when we learn in a fun way about things that we never knew anything about.”