The Mayans

KS2 / P5-7
History
Play In A Day

Discover the Mayans ancient rituals and myths. Hear the story of the Twins from the Popol Vuh and discover facts about Mayan life and religion.

Exploring:

• Myths, sacrifice, religion, civilisation and culture
• Mayan Priests and beliefs
• Popol Vuh
• The Mayan Ball Game and The Twins’ story
• The Underworld Gods

Key Outcomes:

• Pastoral learning
• Increased subject knowledge
• The value of teamwork
• Self-expression
• Public speaking
• Confidence building

One of our professional Directors will work with the students for the whole day, using a series of creative drama workshop techniques to create a performance.  At the end of the day, the students will perform this show to an audience of your choice (many of our schools, organisations and councils like to invite parents).