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Purple - KS1

Welcome to KS1 - Purple Class!



Your Class Teacher is:  Miss Kennedy.


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SUMMER TERM: Week 5: We even made our own puppets in wet playtime.

Summer 2: Week 5: D&T: We practiced our running stitch in preparation for making our puppets.

SUMMER TERM: Week 4: SCIENCE: We helped Cinderella with a problem. Which material would soak up the puddles the best?

SUMMER TERM 2: Week 4: Wrapping yarn. We made our own class sculpture using our individually woven sticks.

Summer 3: Week 3: Odds and Evens Snakes and Ladders

SUMMER TERM 2: Week 3: ART TEXTILES: Using 'Brusho' dye to make a fabric relief design on cotton. We also used last weeks work to weave ribbon in and out. Just like we did with the natural materials in week 1.

SUMMER TERM 2: Week 2: Science: Investigating INSULATION. Which material keeps the potatoes warmest for the longest time?

Summer Term 2: ART: Textiles: Today we looked at how you could embellish fabric. We worked together as a class to create a wall hanging, representing the sea.

Summer Term: Week 2 MUSIC - Playing along to our own composition.

Summer Term 2 ART New topic: TEXTILES

Today we talked about weaving and used natural materials we found in our school grounds.  The children wove them onto their looms.  They tried to remember the action of going in and out, in and out.

Science: Today we walked around the school grounds revisiting the vegetable beds, trees and plants around our school grounds that we looked at a few weeks ago. What changes did we see?

ART: SUNFLOWER COLLAGE CREATION. Today we were set the challenge of making our own collage of a sunflower head. We used Van Gogh's Sunflowers painting and real sunflower heads as our inspiration.

Science: Week 2 of investigating the growth of a bean plant. Can plants grow without water or light?

Music: Singing in 'parts'. Year 1's and Year 2's singing 'Your Imagination'.

ART: Printing. Making our stencils to use in negative printing.

Handwriting - warms ups for our lesson today.

SCIENCE: Discovering why we celebrate WORLD EARTH DAY (Thursday 22nd April 2021). We focused on our responsibility to look after trees.

ART: New topic skill: PRINTING. Today we experimented using the primary colours making 'direct' prints.

SCIENCE: Today we have been identifying, drawing and labelling plants that you might find in our school grounds.

ART: Today we finished the last of our activities related to COLLAGE. We worked in groups, using natural materials (that we had collected) to make our own bird's nests.

Summer 1 (2021) Welcome back. We started our new 'Morning Jobs' today. The children access these as they enter the classroom, from 8.45 until 8.55. This term we are looking at different settings and using our senses to write about how they make us feel.

Maths: Year 1 Investigating MASS. Discussing the terms 'heavy and light', using balancing scales and comparing objects.

SCIENCE: Habitats. Purple class have been finding out about the needs of Mrs Bakers pet guinea pigs. Thank you for talking and explaining all about how you care for them.

D&T: Making and eating our pizza dough. The children kneaded the dough and made it into either bread sticks or small, round baps. We also tasted and rated different pizza toppings ready to make and design our own 'healthy' pizzas.

SCIENCE: Clearing the pond habitat of dead leaves. We worked in teams of three, taking turns to use the rake and gardening gloves.

Computing - Algorithms

Repetitive Stories Role Play - 'No, David!'

PE - Beans Warm Up game and Ball Skills

COLLAGE flower cards for a special occasion on Sunday. You all did a fantastic job of creating a bunch of flowers out of paper.

MUSIC: Using the glockenspiels to play Round and Round

ART: Collage: Sculptures inspired by Richard Long. From our Home Learners. THANK YOU for sharing

ART: Collage : from school

MATHS: Ordering by length. We had to find two objects shorter / longer than our straw. we had to line them up so that we could compare their length.

Screen Free Scavenger Hunt