All Hail Qin Shi Huang…

the first Emperor of China, destined to rule his Empire forever. After all, didn’t he drink the Elixir of Life, a potion that promises immortality? Not such a great promise when that elixir turns out to be a deadly poison. Now the afterlife awaits, but even a dead Emperor needs an army. So, over many years, he’s gathered a vast hoard to watch over him after death – 8,000 soldiers, horses and chariots, all armoured and armed to the teeth. And every one of them moulded from clay…

This term we will be working alongside the other P5 and P6 pupils in partnership with Scottish Opera to tell the  true story of Emperor Qin’s incredible 2,000 year old terracotta army, and the clay warriors that continue to amaze and delight millions all over the world to this very day.

The timing of Scottish opera has worked out well for us as Our topic this term is CHINA ??. You will be able to come alongand see our performance in March. I will share dates for your Diary,in our term overview, next week.