From the warring city states, the birth of democracy and Greek legends, to Alexander the Great and Greek culture, our warriors are very much in demand for their depth of knowledge and enthusiasm.
The workshops are carefully designed and formatted to provide considerable educational value to your topic. A mixture of activities and role play will make learning about the Ancients Greeks a fun and memorable experience.
A full day’s workshop can cater for up to 90 children.
Heycroft Primary, Essex – “Just to say a big thank you from us for taking our Greek day-The children had a fabulous time and really enjoyed the day. Thank you for all your hard work and your enthusiasm”
An introductory short talk on Greek life and culture is followed by four activities:
• GREEK QUIZ – Fun Greek facts for the children to discover.
• ARCHIMEDES STOMACHION – A Greek puzzle for exercising the mind.
• PETTEIA – A Greek strategy game.
• MYTHS AND LEGENDS – The children will be transported to a Greek theatre where they will take part in re-enacting Greek myths and legends.
East Field Primary School, Wolverhampton – “A massive thank you! The class had a really informative day and enjoyed it, and will be well equipped now for the rest of our Ancient Greek topic. You did a fantastic job, led the class brilliantly and inspired them throughout! Thank you again.”<
After lunch a Greek warrior will demonstrate his weapons and armour.The differences between the city states of Athens and Sparta are explored and the children will take a lesson in democracy, followed by a mini Olympic Games.The great battle of Gaugamela between Alexander the Great and King Darius will finish your afternoon.
Hobbs Hill Primary, Herts – “Our children had a brilliant day. Ian was brilliant and held the children’s attention from nursery all the way up to Y6. Thank you.”
All Portals Greek workshop leaders have appeared in the BBC’s “Horrible Histories”, many feature films and historical documentaries and work in schools and museums around the country.
PHONE 0800 112 3192 for more information or e-mail email@example.com
The full rundown of this or any of our workshops can be requested from the contact form below.
N.B. The order and content of workshops may vary dependant on suitability of individual school’s facilities, timetables and any health and safety concerns, and will be at the discretion of the workshop leader. Not all workshops are available in some areas.