Year 6 have been very busy this past term studying the illustrator of the book Mythologica, Victoria Topping. We looked at how she created illustrations to reflect the Ancient Greek Gods, Goddesses and characters from mythological stories. She chose her colour palettes carefully to reflect their key characteristics and we looked at reoccurring motifs and … Continue reading
To complete our topic we discussed the foods that might have been eaten on long voyages and how they were stored. We looked at a recipe for ships biscuits that were full of salt and decided that these must of tasted dreadful. As a way to keep Scurvy at bay, we created our own healthy … Continue reading
To complete our topic about pirates we all came in dressed up. We chatted about our outfits and why female pirates had to dress the same as the male pirates. Outside in the playground were hidden treasures which we had to find and record on our Treasure Hunt sheets.