Sea Turtles

Class Teacher: Mr T Looker-Jones

Our topic for term 1 is ‘The Golden Age of Baghdad’

We will be learning about life in this non-European society that provides contrasts with British history circa 900AD.

As historians, we will investigate:

  • How Baghdad at the time differed to London
  • The emergence of Baghdad as a world leader in education
  • The five pillars of Islam and how religion was central to life in Baghdad
  • The development of algebra and modern medicine

As geographers, we will explore:

  • The location of ancient and modern Baghdad
  • Trade routes and land use

As food technologists, we will:

  • Evaluate flavours, ingredients and dishes typical of the Middle East
  • Design and cook our own Middle Eastern dishes
  • Develop our cooking techniques