Whitby's Lane, Winsford, CW7 2LZ

Little Acorns

03 September 2021

What a fantastic week!

This week a small group of Juniper class have been settling in to their new classroom, learning our routines, taking part in daily activities and challenges, and starting to make new friends. Star of the week: Lily Learner of the week: Rushank

24 October 2021

10 Spooky Skeletons and 10 Little Pumpkins

This week in the Acorn Preschool the children have been preoccupied with thoughts about Halloween. They have loved the story Ten Scary Skeletons and the song of the week “10 Little Pumpkins” which have supported them with saying counting numbers from 1-10. This song also helped the children with individually separating their fingers as they […]

17 October 2021

Visits Galore!

This week, Oak Class have been out and about – twice! On Tuesday, we visited Winsford Library as part of Reading Week. Children met with a librarian, had a tour of the library, learnt about everything the service offered and then had the opportunity to explore. Later in the week, children visited Delamere Forest for […]

16 October 2021

Flotsam finders!

This week Sycamore class have enjoyed exploring the story ‘Flotsam’. The children have been adding their own thoughts and ideas around the book due to it being a wordless picture book. The children have re-told the story of the ‘camera’ and have debated about the decisions of some of the characters from the story. Learner […]

16 October 2021

Reading Week in Willow Class.

Willow Class have enjoyed extra time exploring books this week. They even had a ‘surprise reader’ visit the class to read a story. We ventured to the school library to share stories with Year 4 for buddy reading and had a go at some drama activities. Some children have even started their sponsored read! In […]

15 October 2021

Where’s Spot? The Acorns look for Spot

This week in the Acorn Preschool, the children have been exploring positional language through the wonderful story book – ‘Where’s Spot?’ This simple book  develops the children’s understanding of words such as behind, in, inside and under through the loveable character Spot the dog hiding from his mum. We have played some fun games with different […]

11 October 2021

Dealing with our emotions

This half term, Maple Class have been learning about relationships as part of their PSHE. This week, we focussed on emotions and how to deal with our emotions positively. We talked about different strategies, using the zones of regulation. We then had a go at practicing some of these strategies: squeezing hands Asking for a […]

10 October 2021

Acorns love Owl Babies

Over the last couple of weeks, the Acorn Preschool children have shown a real interest in playing with babies. This week the children have explored the story ‘The Owl Babies’ by Martin Waddell.  The ‘Owl Babies’ story has really helped the children with developing their listening and attention at story time, as they have been able […]

09 October 2021

We Are Scientists!

Willow class have been working on their investigative skills in Science for the past few weeks. This week hey explored how a spinning top moved on different surfaces. They made conclusions based on how the material type affected it’s movement and worked well in pairs. In Maths we have started our addition and subtraction unit […]

09 October 2021

Love for languages!

This week, Oak Class received a visit from Mr Montanaro, who is a Spanish teacher at Rudheath Senior Academy. Mr Montanaro will be visiting us each Thursday afternoon from now on as part of Rudheath’s outreach programme and this week he taught the class how to introduce themselves in Spanish. Additionally, we have been learning […]