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.