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Maya display at Torriano Junior School 2017

Torriano Junior School, London (Maya)

We’ve worked with/at Torriano Juniors in Camden for three years running and enjoy it every time. There’s a lovely, friendly, positive, welcoming, motivated atmosphere among staff and pupils...

Quetzal drawings by Year 5 pupils at Torriano Juniors
Quetzal drawings by Year 5 pupils at Torriano Juniors

On our latest visit we loved the way we were able to reinforce things the Year 5 group had come across in their preparatory work: one tiny example would be the children playing ocarinas imitating frogs croaking to announce the coming of rain - something mentioned in the excellent book Rain Player...

Close-ups of quetzal drawings at Torriano
Close-ups of quetzal drawings at Torriano

Another would be the sacred importance of the quetzal to the ancient Maya. We loved the drawings of quetzales in one of the classrooms at Torriano!

Learn more about the quetzal...