Year 4 have been exploring the suspense narrative Varjak Paw in their English and Comprehension lessons. Using strategies of drama, we explored the author’s use of mood and language to create atmosphere. Suffice to say, the journey has been magical and Miss Shakir and Mr O’Sullivan are very excited for their final stories!
A group of year 4 pupils had the fantastic opportunity to attend a poetry workshop with poet Neil Zetter at the Beckton Globe.
During Heritage Week, Year 4 celebrated their own cultures. Our focus country was India, where we tasted Indian food, cooked dhal, and learned Indian dance styles. The children were encouraged to celebrate diversity at Keir Hardie and appreciate their own, as well as their peers’, heritage!
This term, Year 4 have been learning about Ancient Egypt. From exploring a classroom turned into Tutankhanum’s Tomb to mummifying Miss Shakir, the children have had exciting opportunities to explore learning through play and experience. To finish the unit, the children explored the Egypt section of the British Museum. They deciphered hieroglyphics and connected their …