THE BIG IDEA…
The history of western civilisation begins with the Greeks and the Romans. Their expanding empires helped to spread ideas about architecture, food, entertainment, literature, science, medicine and politics across the globe. As their empires ended, other cultures rose to prominence, absorbing and passing on their own ideas and cultures– creating the world we know today.
Following on from our last topic, we were really lucky to have a visit from Baroness Jane Scott who is the leader of Wiltshire Council. We enjoyed a really informative question and answer session and we learnt lots about how the House of Lords works.
We used our mathematical skills to go shopping for our parents. We had a budget and a list of items that everyone wanted for Christmas. Then we researched on the internet to see if we could buy all of the items within the budget.
During the build up to Christmas, we spent some time with our buddies making Christmas decorations and we even heard them read.