Welcome to Elm Class!
Welcome to the Elm Class page! Elm class is made up of the 30 year 5 and 6 children at Sundridge and Brasted. We're the eldest in the school, which means that we set a good example for the younger children. In addition, we like to practice our seven school values of: Wisdom, Forgiveness, Respect, Friendship, Trust, Courage and Perseverance. These seven values are what everyone in the school tries to be like, but we understand that we aren't perfect and that we all need some help and second chances sometimes. To be in Elm is an honour and a privilege; our classroom is a unique environment of learning and fun, where we all work to the best of our ability. Each year we are really lucky to go on a residential trip! For these, we alternate between France and an activity centre in the U.K. We have a great teacher, Mrs. Taylor - Hicks, who helps us in class, and Mrs. Scott helps out too. In our class we are kind, caring and respectful and we always work together as a team. When we do this, we can earn team points, which means that Mrs. Taylor - Hicks puts marbles in a jar, and when the jar is full up we get a class treat. Because Year 6 are at the very top of the school, they all have special responsibilities, such as: Head boy, Head girl, Prefects, House Captains, and Collective Worship Captains, and are buddies to the children in Maple Class.
It's great fun being in Elm Class - it is awesome and unique and we are all happy to be here!
By Elm Class
This term's topic
Have you ever wondered how a rollercoaster says in a loop the loop when tons of people are on it? Well, we're about to find out! This term our topic is called 'scream machine' and is all about forces - we will be learning about the forces that keep huge machines like roller-coasters on the tracks; for example, gravity and friction play a huge role in the way roller coasters work.
The gravity on earth helps a lot of things, and this force also helps to keep planets orbiting the sun, so that they don't crash into each other. Soon, we will be learning about air-resistance and water resistance and I can't wait to see what that entails.
Lots of learning
Click on the links below to see what we have been getting up to in our different lessons.
In class learning links
Information for parents
To keep you occupied....