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Ancient Greece: How to be a Hero

Ancient Greece: How to be a Hero
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It's time for your students to train with either Hermes the Messenger God or Athena the Goddess of Wisdom, to become true heroes and heroines of Ancient Greece.

Your selected Greek God will use their expertise, with the help from one of our enthusiastic Wicked Workshop practitioners, to lead your young Spartans through a series of entertaining and enjoyable activities to help them defeat a plethora of mythical creatures and monsters to protect the people of their city state!

With the help of the Practitioner your class will compare and contrast the differences between two of the most revered City States of Ancient Greece and explore exactly how this incredible ancient civilisation helped to develop the society we have today!

Explore the different Myths and Legends of Ancient Greece, learning which Gods and Goddesses to worship and their origin stories! It’s time to host an event from the original Olympics to appease the gods, but can your students perform like an Ancient Greek Athlete?

Through our fun and all-inclusive theatre game we will challenge your students to pass one of Heracles' 12 labours! We bring to life an element of Heracles’ story before their very eyes in order to surround them in the magical world of myths!

But what is a Hero without their armour? Your students will be taught how to wield a Xiphos sword correctly, how to use an aspis shield not only for defence but also to attack and through holding the artefacts imagine just what it would be like to carry them onto the battle field!

Can your students use there Athenian democratic skills and philosophical thinking to answer a series of debate style questions about all things Ancient Greece in our Final Challenge round? Put your Students to the test!

Our workshop culminates with your students having the opportunity to ask our character anything they want to about the Ancient Greece. Our team are prepared for the most difficult of questions and have the strangest of facts up their sleeves (and in their chiton) to keep your students enthralled and amused.

Our drama and performance workshops are an engaging inclusive experience for all!

Artifacts and Replicas for your students to interact with
Hoplite Shield (aspis)
Hoplite Breast plate (armour)
Hoplite Helmet
Hoplite sword (xiphos)
Hoplite Spear

Our Workshop covers:
• The difference between Athenians & Spartans
• Ancient Greek Myths & Legends
• Greek Gods & Goddesses
• Ancient Greece compared to modern Britain
• Greek Art and History

Links to the curriculum:
• How Greece has changed through time
• Ancient Greece – a study of Greek life and achievements and their influence on the western world
• Inspire pupils’ curiosity to know more about the past
• Compare and Contast two city states
• Greek Myths and Legends

Our history workshops are great quality, great value and great fun! Please contact our office via telephone, e-mail or our website, our team will handle all enquiries and ensure that we offer you a brilliant quote on your workshop with us.


'The children loved the day and the staff were delighted with the whole package. The actors had a lovely manner with the children and they learnt a lot on the day. My daughter is in Year 4 and she had a fantastic time-we heard nothing but the Ancient Greeks all evening!'
Heyhouses Primary School

'Wonderfully interactive and informative. Brilliant! Many thanks. Exciting, engaging activities perfectly linked to the curriculum'
Shaw Wood Academy

'The best history workshop we have ever had visit our school. Lovely to see the children having such fun! 10 out of 10 for the practitioners for their enthusiasm in delivery.'
New Brighton Primary School

'Fantastic day! The children really enjoyed themselves - Thank you for making the workshop educational and fun.'
Halsall St. Cuthbert Primary School

'Excellent subject knowledge, all the children's questions were answered however random! The children really enjoyed the workshop and learnt a lot.'
Fiddlers Lane Primary School

'Children were very engaged! Learned lots. Lots of interaction kept it a fun workshop. Very knowledgable practitioners - good, fun personalities. Loved it - thank you!'
Rawmarsh Thorogate Junior and Infant School

'Highly structured, fun and interactive workshop which covered a broad range of topics. The training theme flowed nicely - a fabulous stimulus! We will definitely book you again.'
Maryport Junior School

'Wow! What a fantastic workshop. Active, informative and very engaging. The children have thoroughly enjoyed it and learnt a lot. Thank you!'
Overdale Junior School

'Fantastic afternoon and linked well to the new National Curriculum. Practitioners were fantastic and kept the children engaged throughout. Thank you.'
Montagu Primary

'Fantastic morning workshop - the children enjoyed every moment and were engaged throughout. Excellent information given in a very fun way. Thank you!'
Lowerhouse Junior School

'Very entertaining. Informative and interesting. Children got involved and engaged in the workshop. Right level for the children.'
Astley Park Prinary School

'Another superb, interactive, innovative workshop that enthralled and captivated the children throughout the morning. Thank you!'
Vernon Primary School

'Thank you so much - the children (and staff!) have had lots of fun, giggles and we have learnt so much about the Greeks.'
Thornbury Primary School

For a full list of all 80 of our primary school testimonials please head to our website
Locations: Lancashire; East Yorkshire; Derbyshire; Cumbria; County Durham; Cheshire; Manchester; Merseyside; North Yorkshire; Northumberland; South Yorkshire; Tyne & Wear; West Midlands; Dumfries&Galloway;
Telephone Number: 01524419486
Postcode: LA4 4BU
Images: 55-61c9a73d1c.jpg 55-94ee20f568.jpg
Workshop Themes: Ancient Greece, Life in Ancient Greece, Myths and Legends, How to be a Hero, How to fight like an Ancient Greek, Drama and Performance
Ages (Keystages): Ages 5-7 (KS1),  Ages 7-11 (KS2)
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