The Sun class is for the upper end of the school and currently contains a mix of children from Years 5 & 6.  The class teachers are Mrs Hawes and Mrs Bakewell.

In 2015-16 the topics included On the Move, South America and Olympics/Ancient Greece.  There were visits to Stansted Airport and Colchester Zoo.  In 2016-17 the first topic was Mysteries with a visit to Needham Lakes. In the spring term the topic was China . The curriculum for the summer term is shown in the Sun class topic web for Helmingham Child .

Some children in this class take part in extension activities with other schools in the area.  All the children in this class get an opportunity to learn an instrument.

The children in year 6 do some adventure days before they move to high school.

The curriculum for Autumn term 2017 is shown in the Sun class topic web for Around the World in 80 Days .