Year 6’s visit to the Houses of Parliament was a valuable reminder of British values. As part of the day, the children visited the House of Commons and the House of Lords. They were encouraged to aspire to these positions in society. Also, they spent the day learning about making laws using the procedure laid …
This was a unique experience! As part of our History topic for the Autumn term, Year 6 learnt about Britain in the early 1940s by experiencing a 1940s school day. We also experienced what it was like to live during World War II, using ration cards to shop for essentials. This was a thoroughly enjoyable day! The …
The theme for the first week in P.S.H.E was Democracy. The children learned what democracy means, how it is applied in the United Kingdom and how it is applied at Keir Hardie. The children voted for who they believed would excel in the role of a school council representative.
The children took part in some team building exercises led by Mr Mohamed. The children learned fundamental skills such as: communication, motivation, leadership and teamwork.
The children experienced the Happy Puzzle workshop. They were tasked with solving different problems as part of a team. The children had to draw on their mathematical skills to succeed, and at the end of the session the children were grateful for the opportunity to learn and have fun!
During Mrs Freeman’s book club in Year 6, the children have been reading a range of texts, making predictions, inferring and improving their reading and comprehension skills.
As part of Sports Week, the children visited Royal Docks Adventure to take part in canoeing and sailing activities.
As part of Healthy Lifestyle Week, the children took part in a workshop where they learnt about the importance of a healthy diet in order to maintain a healthy lifestyle. The children took part in making their own healthy smoothies from chosen fruit and vegetables.
During the summer term, Year 6 have been learning about the Mayans through history and art. In history, the children have been learning about the Mayan civilisation, gods and lifestyle whilst comparing this to present times. In art, the children have researched Mayan art and created their own designs.
On Friday 23.02.2018 a group of children from Year 6 went to Beckton Globe Library. During their visit, the children met the poet Neal Zetter who shared some of his work with them. As one of the UK’s leading performance poets, he provided the opportunity for the pupils to create and perform their own Kenning poems. …