Gipping Class / Year 1
Autumn Term 2021
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Please find out more information about our Year 1 class below.
Year 1 Reflective Space
Year 1 Work
Autumn 1 2021
This half term the theme was 'Amazing Me! Amazing You! and the children spent a lot of time playing in the Doctors Surgery in the role play corner. The children have been learning about the different parts of their body and their five senses.
In Art we have been learning about mark making and using different tools to create different textures. The children used pencils, crayons, paint brushes and sponges to create a straw, stick and brick house from the story of The Three Little Pigs.
In RE we have been learning about why belonging to God and the church family is important to Christians. We created biscuits with designs linked to baptism.
In Computing we have been using different tools such as the paintbrush, fill, shapes and eraser to create pictures on Paint. The children even modified a picture using paintbrush tool.
In Science we have been looking at seasonal changes. The children went on an Autumn Walk and looked at the signs of Autumn on the school field.
Autumn 2 2021
This half term our theme is 'Wonder'.
The children will be looking at how toys have changed over the years and the materials they are made from. We will also make a start on the Nativity ready for the performances in December.
In Art the children have been looking at printmaking. The children created collograph blocks to print with and they tried printing with a range of different materials such as: string, sticks, buttons, 2D shapes, sponges, corks, newspaper, pipe cleaners and border roll. They also used printing tools to make poppies for Remembrance Day and a display in the foyer.
In Computing we have been coding. The children have been debugging and creating algorithms.
In DT the children planned, created and evaluated their model house. They used a range of materials like: paint, coloured paper, card, pens, pencils, sponges and split pins.
In Maths we have been looking at Place Value within 20, 2D and 3D shapes and Addition and Subtraction within 10. The children have used a range of concrete objects during their Maths lesson such as: base 10, number lines, numicon, bead strings, cubes, spheres, cones, pyramids, cylinders, cuboids, squares, circles, rectangles and triangles.
In Science we have been looking at a range of different objects and the materials they are made from. The children also named different materials and talked about the properties of the materials.
This have half term we have also been rehearsing for this years Nativity called 'The Big Little Nativity.' The children worked so hard during the rehearsals and they produced a great Nativity which sadly had to be recorded .Key Stage 1 – The Big Little Nativity.
Spring 1 2022
Miss Anna Jackson - Class Teacher