The best thing about Cedar Class is how we are able to appreciate our differences and unique characteristics. Everybody works as hard as they can, and we enjoy pushing our learning further from our comfort zone. We aim to achieve the ambitious targets we set ourselves in order to improve across the curriculum. We want to end our time at The Blue School in the most positive way to ensure a fantastic onward journey.
Year 6 is a busy place to be! We get to stretch our wings and venture out on two residential trips. We have already enjoyed our evacuee WW2 experience (see pictures below) and look forward to an activity trip in June. Back in school we have school leadership teams, the buddy scheme (which links us with young learners in reception) and have the honour of leading the school church harvest festival and Christmas service.
Our curriculum across all subjects is rich and varied
Maths – following a mastery approach in mathematics, we often use representations to help bring maths to life and supports visual learning. Here we are in a recent lesson using different resources to represent different fractions.
English – We have a rich and rewarding programme of English with fascinating texts, which challenge and inspire. We study important historical events such as the Civil Rights Movement and have written some wonderful pieces based on our recent text ‘War Horse’. To mark remembrance day, this year the class wrote wonderful poetry contrasting the lives of commonwealth soldiers who left their homes in the Caribbean India and Africa to fight in the war.
Topics – We have an equally exciting range of science, history and geography units. Our first science unit of evolution and inheritance, the children enjoyed drawing the offspring of Mr Men and Little Miss characters! We have now moved onto fieldwork in geography where we conducted an accessibility study of the playground.