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Autumn Term Ancient Egypt

Our Topic this term is:

Ancient Egypt



We wrote a recount of our trip to the Northcott Theatre, Exeter to watch the Horrible Histories Awful Egyptians show.

We researched & wrote a fact file about the life of the famous boy king, Tutankhamun.
We also wrote a 'Diary Entry' based on the life of an Ancient Egyptian slave.


We have learned all about life and the afterlife in Ancient Egypt.

We researched the whereabouts of Ancient Egypt.
We discovered why the River Nile was so important to the Ancient Egyptians.
We found out about the mystical powers of the Ancient Egyptian Gods.
Our extensive research helped us understand the hierarchy of Ancient Egypt.
We learned more about the jobs and roles of Ancient Egyptians.
We discovered more about the Egyptian Pyramids and the Sphinx - how & why they were built and what they were used for.
We researched the types of clothes worn by the Ancient Egyptians.


We researched the use of an Egyptian cartouche (a name plate attached to a coffin) & designed our own cartouches.

We painted some wonderful portraits of Egyptian Gods using water colours.


We combined photographs with computer graphics to produce these Pharaoh selfies!

We have also been using 'Scratch' (block programming) to plan and create short animations about Ancient Egypt.  Click here to see our work.