“Don’t fly too close to the sun!”

Year 3 have enjoyed learning about Icarus, son of Daedalus, and his unsuccessful quest to escape King Minos from the Greek island of Crete.  The story has a particularly good moral of how you should always listen to your parents!

Cave and Igloo classes have been busy designing and making a pair of wings fit for Icarus!

Scroll down for exciting facts about the Ancient Greeks. 

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Find exciting facts about Greek Gods!
http://www.historyforkids.net/ancient-greek-gods.html

Watch some fascinating clips about Ancient Greece.
http://www.bbc.co.uk/education/topics/z87tn39

Watch the story of Icarus here:

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