In History this term, Upper School are learning about the Ancient Maya, a civilisation from an area called Mesoamerica made up of parts of Mexico and other parts of Central America.
The Mayas built amazing cities. Even though they lived in different cities, ruled by different kings and queens, the Mayas shared a lot of common beliefs and traditions.
They were experts at reading the stars and even built their cities as a map of the sky! They were also inspired by the creatures of the forest and shared many legends about animals, plants and nature spirits.