The move from the Blue Room to the Rainbow Room also takes our boys and girls from the Lower to the Upper House of the school. It marks the beginning of a new phase in the children’s education, in which they are given new chances to represent the school and are expected to set a good example for the younger girls and boys.
Our Rainbow Room children, for example, are allowed to take part in the school’s swimming gala and join the swimming squad. They are also able to attend the school disco for the first time and get to enjoy IT sessions with a specialist teacher in our Apple Mac suite.
From an academic point of view, the Rainbow Room also represents a significant step up. We supplement the usual literacy and maths homework with ‘reasoning’ workbooks, for example, so that the children have a thorough grounding in the kind of thinking skills required for future success.
Below you can find links to download and read documents about life in the Rainbow Room, including a letter from the classroom teacher, our weekly timetable, an overview of our curriculum, and the latest spelling lists. If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to ask.
The expectations for your child are that by the end of the Rainbow Room they are able to:
Grammar and Punctuation continue throughout the year and covers verbs, adjectives, nouns, adverbs, homophones, homonym indirect speech, speech, tenses, synonyms, antonyms, metaphors, connectives, comparisons, the imperative, suffixes, prefixes and the silent E.
Solids and Liquids
Friction / Moving and Growing
The Middle Ages
The Tudors and Elizabethans