As the oldest year group within the academy, we undertake many activities in addition to those on offer elsewhere. We visit France for our school journey and take part in lots of activities such as kayaking and climbing. Throughout the year, we are visited by Transport for London for talks on road safety and take part in the Junior Citizens Scheme, usually at a local primary school. Children are also given extra responsibility whereby they are given the use of lockers and have their own padlocks with individual codes.
Children in year 6 are expected to set the example in terms of behaviour for the rest of the school. They are often asked to help out with parent information days and other visitors. Children are encouraged to become more independent when working on homework and other activities in preparation for secondary school.
At the end of the year, we will put together a production (such as last year’s The Lion King) to include everyone in the year group: actors, singers, the choir, directors, musicians, technicians and so on! It really will be a celebration of all of the children’s talents.