Christ Church CofE Primary School

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Autumn Term

To begin our time in Year 1 we have been using paint and fine liners to create our own self portraits to decorate our new classroom.

This half term we will be learning about the four seasons with a particular focus on Autumn. We will be observing the weather daily using our calendar as well as discuss the different items of clothing that can be worn throughout the Autumn season. We will also be going on an Autumn walk, were we will look for different signs of Autumn and collect some items to create our own artwork in the style of Andy Goldsworthy.

Seasons Finger Painting

During our RE lessons, we will be learning about how Christians celebrate Harvest. We will be tasting different Harvest vegetables and using some of these to make our own Harvest soup as part of our Design and Technology lessons.

Harvest Fruit Tasting

Our History topic this term is 'How life has changed'. We will be looking at how our lives have changed since we were born and also use a variety of different sources to identify how others lives have changed over time. We will be looking at home life and school life from the past and use a range of key vocabulary to talk about the past.


During our Geography lessons this term, we will be exploring our school grounds. We will be observing the different facilities that our school has as well as expressing what we like and dislike about different parts of our school. We will also be creating our own 'messy maps' of our KS1 part of school and creating our own key so that we could add symbols to our 'messy maps'.


During our PSHE lessons this term, we will be exploring what it means to be a good friends as well as understand how we can be the best person that we can be. We will also be exploring the correct way in which we can wash our hands to ensure we are maintaining hygiene and staying safe.