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Ancient Maya

Within this fascinating topic, the year 5 children really get a feel of what life was like for the Maya as they delve into every area of their civilisation.


Throughout the unit they cover areas such as:


  • How the Maya recorded things
  • The similar layout of Maya cities and what this looked like
  • Maya beliefs
  • Hierarchy of Maya civilisation
  • Maya trade
  • Positioning of Maya cities
  • Maya Calendar
  • Reasons behind the demise of the Maya civilisation