Ancient Greece

You and your family’s slave girl, Eirene, are running an errand for your mother when the Parthenon and Athens are attacked by Sparta. It’s up to you to save Athens, but how will you restore peace between the two cities, when you and Eirene can’t even be friends?


In this Experience, your class will:

  • Haggle for olives and feta at the market in the Agora
  • Meet Plato and seek advice from the Oracle at Delphi
  • Sail on a ship taking barrels of olive oil to Sparta
  • Disguise yourself as an actor in an amphitheatre
  • Enter the javelin contest in the Games at Olympia
  • Witness democracy in action at Eirene’s trial

Resources for each Experience include:

  • For EYFS, Actions Storyboard, Song Sheet and Script
  • For Key Stages 1 & 2, Storyboard, Quiz, Reading Comprehension, Writing Opportunities and Script