We are a mixed Y1/2 class, which presently consists of five Year 1 children (Badgers) and ten Year 2 children (Owls). My name is Mrs Gunn and I job-share with Mrs Dangerfield, who takes the children on a Thursday. Mrs Still, (Teaching Assistant), is also in the classroom every morning and three afternoons a week to work with the children.
Looking at Power Ranger figures, listening to the theme tune from Batman and sharing comics proved to be a very enjoyable start to the Autumn Term. The topic of ‘Superheroes’ allowed the children many opportunities to exchange facts about a variety of superheroes and work together to create their own comic strips.
The topic has also enabled the Y2 children to learn about the proportions of their faces and to study their facial features when producing their own self-portraits in art. The children are now looking forward to using this knowledge to recreate faces of many superheroes using a variety of materials, as well as finding out how to create action poses.
Later in the term, the children will also find out about a variety of people who help people and their community in many different ways- our own real life superheroes!