On Friday 13th of January 2023, Key Stage 1 were Rockstars for the day! All the children enjoyed accessing Times Tables Rockstars, dancing to some rock music and designing their own guitars. It's been great to see the amount of children accessing TTRS at home.
On Tuesday 20th July, we arranged an event based on the Channel 4 television programme ‘Class of Mum and Dad’ (first screened in April, 2018). It was a series in which parents went back to school to study the year six curriculum alongside their own kids. As a result of the experience, parents believed that they had a much-improved understanding of the system and felt more confident about supporting their child’s learning.
In July 2018, we successfully created our own version of this for the current year 6 pupils and their parents. We focused the event on the exciting changes we have made to our mathematics curriculum. The morning was packed with exciting opportunities, such as:
It did not include: tests, pressure to get answers correct or boredom!
37 parents and 35 children attended the event. Please take time to look at the photographs, quotes and work from the event.