Artemis: The Birds

In the past few weeks, Apollo and Artemis classes have been working on their favourite scenes from Aristophanes’ plays, ready for our very own Dionysia Festival. On the left is a word cloud, and below you can see the poster, trailer, promo blurb and cast list all created by Artemis: The Birds! Trailer: Poster: Two feminists…

Artemis: The Frogs

In the past few weeks, Apollo and Artemis classes have been working on their favourite scenes from Aristophanes’ plays, ready for our very own Dionysia Festival. On the left is a word cloud, and below you can see the poster, trailer, promo blurb and cast list all created by Artemis: The Frogs! Trailer: Poster: All the…

Apollo: The Birds

In the past few weeks, Apollo and Artemis classes have been working on their favourite scenes from Aristophanes’ plays, ready for our very own Dionysia Festival. On the left is a word cloud, and below you can see the poster, trailer, promo blurb and cast list all created by Apollo: The Birds! Trailer: Poster: Euelpides and…

Artemis: The Clouds

In the past few weeks, Apollo and Artemis classes have been working on their favourite scenes from Aristophanes’ plays, ready for our very own Dionysia Festival. On the left is a word cloud, and below you can see the poster, trailer, promo blurb and cast list all created by Artemis: The Clouds! Trailer: Poster: Clouds –…

Apollo: The Frogs

In the past few weeks, Apollo and Artemis classes have been working on their favourite scenes from Aristophanes’ plays, ready for our very own Dionysia Festival. On the left is a word cloud, and below you can see the poster, trailer, promo blurb and cast list – all created by Apollo: The Frogs! Watch the…

The City Dionysia and Greek Tragedy

In this week’s lessons we have been continuing to rehearse our Aristophanes plays ready for our Dionysia Festival next month. You also made some word clouds which helped you think about the key themes, characters and ideas in your plays. We then explored the Dionysia and Greek tragedy in more detail. A Dionysia Festival would…

Dionysus and the Bacchae

In this week’s lessons, we have been exploring the god Dionysus and one of the most famous examples of a Greek tragedy. We started the lesson by looking at two Greek words, “thyrsus” and “Bacchae”. After you had transliterated these, I explained what they both meant – a thyrus is a wooden stick with a…

Greek Comedy Project… with a suffrage twist!

In our final lesson of term, we started off by looking at some unusual looking ancient Greek words and transliterating them. Examples included: “epopoi…. poipoipoipoipoi” and “torotorotorotorotix”. You guessed at what these might be, and many of you correctly identified that they were animal sounds. They were in fact sounds made by the birds in…

Imagined World: Daisy’s Wardrobe

Louis, Subhan and Na’el created a story about an imaginary world that lies inside the wardrobe of a young girl called Daisy. The world features imaginary creatures and a beautiful river. You can hear Na’el talk about their story and world here:  

Imagined World: Swapped

Cyanne called her Imagined World “Swapped” and it features a dramatic storyline between angels and devils! You can hear Cyanne talk about her world here: