For the first week of the half-term, we will be unpicking our School Agreement and settling in to the Year 6 routines. During the week, we will explore what being a Manor Field Learner should look like in the classroom and around school!
Our project will then begin, inspired by the story 'Varjak Paw', by S F Said.
Our key concept during Autumn 1 is 'belonging':
We will explore the importance of belonging, both to Manor Field and to our wider community, as well as having our own identity.
Following the theme of belonging, we will explore how Varjak is treated by his family, as he struggles to 'fit in'. We will unpick the key characters in the text, evaluating how negative choices can impact those around us. As principled and resilient Manor Field learners, we will discuss and debate whether Varjak should risk his life for a family who have left him feeling 'different' and isolated...