Year 6 have had a fantastic time at the Imperial War Museum today. It was fantastic to be able to see, hold and experience artefacts from WWI and WWII and learn so many interesting facts! 🪖


Our main event of the day, exploring the WWII galleries. We got to have a go at cracking Morse Code and experience sitting in an air raid shelter! 🪖


We've enjoyed learning about WWI this morning and we even got to experience what life was like in the trenches 🪖


We are absolutely in awe at just how big the tanks are! This one is a Soviet tank from WWII


Year 6 have arrived for an exciting day at the Imperial War Museum! 🏛️


In maths today, year 6 were collecting and representing discrete data. They decided what data to collect from their classmates (favourite colour, birth month etc), collected it in a tally chart, and then drew a bar chart to represent their data! 📊


As part of their science topic of Animals Including Humans, year 6 carried out a dissection of a sheep's heart this morning. They were able to explore the different parts of the heart we have learnt about🫀


Our front lawn is full of beautiful daisies at the moment- we are getting real spring vibes! 🌼


Year 6 are having post-SATS celebrations at the park 🥳 we have some serious rounders competitions going on!


Year 4 have replicated the sculpture, Maman by Louise Bourgeois. They have done this by assembling paper, elastic bands, art wires and tissue paper. How incredible do they look lurking around the classroom! 🕷️


We would like to say a massive well done to all of our Year 6's who have worked incredibly hard this week and have completed all of their SATS tests! We honestly couldn't be prouder of them 🌟


Action Tutoring are absolutely fantastic. We are in our second year of using them and they work so hard with our pupils. We honestly can't praise them enough!


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Year 6 were busy yesterday afternoon producing their Barbara Hepworth inspired Soap Sculptures 🎨


We would like to wish our Year 6's the best of luck today as they start their SATS week. They have worked so hard all year and we are incredibly proud of them 🌟


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Just been told I have to vote Labour today by my 9 year old daughter. She recently met at and it obviously left a positive impression.


In art, year 6 have been analysing the incredible work of Barbara Hepworth focusing on the idea of abstract shapes. They have used this to then design their own abstract sculptures inspired by her work 🎨


Our reception children have been making these beautiful posters to celebrate Eid which is at the beginning of next week. We love to celebrate the amazing diversity that we have here at Harris Primary Academy Kent House ☪️


Year 6 have been learning about the structure and function of the heart in science. They have learnt about the journey of the blood through the heart, the lungs and the body 🫀

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Year 3

Summer 1
Welcome to Year 3: 
Congo Class and Missouri Class 

Mr Hayward and Miss Ali is teaching Missouri class and Mr Lawler is teaching Congo class.  Mrs Shephard is supporting across Year 3. 


Welcome to Year 3! We hope you find the information included of great use. The information is useful to help guide your child at home with the organisation of their week ahead and their learning done at home.  

Key times  


Each week, children are expected to learn their spellings, practise their times tables, practise their joined-up handwriting, and read for 30 minutes each night.  


Both classes, River Missouri class and River Congo class and PE on Tuesday and Wednesdays. Please make sure your children have their PE kits in school on these days.  


We are planning on having an online visit by the museum of London. 

Key Times  

For Year 3, the school day starts at 8:45am, and finish at 3.20pm. 


What are we learning? 



In Maths this half term we are looking at statistics and calculations.  


In Literacy we will be learning about writing to entertain and writing to persuade. We are currently reading Gregory Cool in literacy.  


In science we will be looking at animals including humans. We will be specifically looking at the human skeleton, how we can move, why the body needs food, what is a balanced diet and what happens if we don’t have a balanced diet.  


In Geography we are learning about life in London. We will be learning about where the River Thames is and how we continue to use the River Thames. We will also be looking at what made London a good place to build a city. And lastly, we will be looking at how London has changed overtime and what makes London special.  


History we will be looking at what the ancient Egyptians believed in. We will be looking at when and where Ancient Egypt is, who the Egyptian gods are. We will also be learning about the importance animals had in ancient Egypt. Additionally, we will be looking at how and why the pyramids were built. Lastly, we will be looking at the rituals and beliefs of Ancient Egyptians.  


For computing this term we are looking at Coding.  


For RE this term, we will be looking at Judaism and how special is the relationship Jews have with God.  


For DT this term we will be looking at hand puppets.  


For Art we will be learning about how to handle clay and mould it into coils that show equal thickness across their length. Pupils will be able to join clay by scoring, applying slip, adding gentle pressure, and smoothing the edges to be joined. Pupils will be able to construct a simple base for a coil pot. Pupils will be able to create and add decorative clay features to the structure of their clay pot and add coils around them build up height. Pupils will gain and understanding of the influence of Native American Pueblo communities on the modern-day art. Pupils will recognise the work of Louise Goodman, and recognise the influence she takes from Native American art.  


For PSHE we will be looking at living a healthy lifestyle. We will be learning about what is meant by a healthy and balanced lifestyle. We will be looking at how our habits and choices affect our lifestyle and why it is important to have a healthy lifestyle.  


PE this term will be cricket.  


Music this term we are learning about Indian traditional music. They will be recreating vocal sounds using handheld or body percussion, copying rhythms responding to different pitches. For music they will also perform a repeated rhythmic pattern. They will be learning about a Drone, and how to perform Drone and how to perform using a Raga.  


How can I help at home? 

One of the key ways every parent can help, is to ensure that your child is at school every day and on time. Other than this, the main way you can help is by ensuring that your child reads every day, for at least 25 minutes – this can be with you, or on their own, but it is the most effective way of ensuring that your child progresses and learns outside of school. Practicing times tables frequently is vital, and children should be confident in their times tables by the end of year 4.  

Children have logins for Times Table Rockstars and Purple Mash– please encourage them to use this frequently, as it will really help with their quick recall of mathematical facts.  

If you have any questions, please talk to Mr Lawler, Mr Hayward or Ms Ali, alternatively, you can arrange a meeting via the school email.  


Mr Lawler, Mr Hayward and Ms Ali.