The Sun class is for the upper end of the school and currently contains a mix of children from Years 5 & 6. The class teachers are Mrs Hawes and Mrs Bakewell.
In 2015-16 the topics included On the Move, South America and Olympics/Ancient Greece. There were visits to Stansted Airport and Colchester Zoo. In 2016-17 the first topic was Mysteries with a visit to Needham Lakes. In the spring term the topic was China . The curriculum for the summer term was topic web for Helmingham Child .
Children in this class also have opportunities during the school year to be involved in activities with children from other local schools, compete in sporting tournaments, attend activities run by the high school and attend educational visits linked to a range of aspects of the school curriculum.
The children in year 6 do some adventure days before they move to high school.
The curriculum for Autumn term 2017 is shown in the Sun class topic web for Around the World in 80 Days . Other topics planned for this academic year and ‘The Vikings and other ancient civilisations’ and ‘Meet the Flinstones.’