Year 6 Edge

Domestic Skills

Pupils will be taught some basic household and personal skills.

  • Hosting a meal
  • Ironing and shoe polishing
  • Basic sewing

Nature / Mini Beasts / Chicken Husbandry / Animal Care

  • This is a fluid activity depending on the time of year. This may involve looking for insects using bug catchers, making daisy chains, leaf collecting and identifying. It involves the children getting outside and getting mucky – wellies in winter will be required!

Fundamental skills required for the basic care of animals.

  • Habitat and feeding
  • Handling animals


  • Pupils undertake the Orley Farm Sports Leadership course culminating at the end of the 5 weeks with a visit to a local primary school to hold a lunch time sports session for Year 3/4 pupils.


Students will be assigned topics to debate, learn the finer skills of active and effective debating.

Makaton Sign Language

  • Students will learn basic Makaton sign language that can be used in a range of settings.