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Bread, board game and battle as ancient Greece comes to life at Bishop's Stortford primary school Windhill21 for a day




Ancient Greece was brought to life at Windhill21 as the Bishop's Stortford primary school’s pupils celebrated Hellenic history.

Year 6 children enjoyed activities which ranged from making their own pitta bread and writing messages using the ancient Greek alphabet to creating a 'Brilliant or Brutal' board game – and even re-enacting the Battle of Marathon!

The classes also brought a taste of the Mediterranean to their curriculum and enjoyed sampling Greek food including home-made bread courtesy of Bishop's Stortford café and delicatessen Nostimo in Market Square.

Windhill21, Bishop's Stortford, Year 6 Greek Day. Pic: Vikki Lince (47481000)
Windhill21, Bishop's Stortford, Year 6 Greek Day. Pic: Vikki Lince (47481000)

Class teacher Sara Mihajlovic said the children were surprised to learn how little the Greek diet had changed over thousands of years.

Head Philippa Moore said: “The children really benefit from days such as these. History is brought to life and they are immersed in memorable experiences that make learning stick and ignite new passions."



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