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
Brown Bear, Brown Bear – exploring colour with Acorns
Our book of the week this week was ‘Brown Bear, Brown Bear’ which encouraged the children to explore the different coloured animals through a repetitively structured story. With purple cat, blue horse, white dog and black sheep, green frog, yellow duck etc bringing the story to life, the children now enjoy joining in with parts […]
Week 1 – Acorns Return
We have been delighted to welcome many new children and also to welcome back a few familiar faces to Acorn Pre-school. They have settled in brilliantly and have started to get to know the staff and the other children. Keep following this blog page to see what fun the children get up to each week.
Week 2 – Tip Tip Dig Dig with the Acorns
Watch this book being read on YouTube with your child The Acorn Pre-school children have enjoyed playing with diggers and road rollers, cranes and tipper trucks – indoors and outside. They used blocks to create playgrounds, and explored small world play using Bob the Builder and his friends. The children even put on their hard […]
This week, Hawthorn Class learnt about one of our British Values – Democracy. They then voted to elect their Y5 school council representatives! In English, we have used drama to explore the thoughts and feelings of the Apollo 11 astronauts during the lunar landings. Pupils were also very excited this week to begin their weekly […]
It’s been another very busy week in Cedar Class! In Maths, we have continued our work on ordering numbers to 10 and have been using practical resources such as Numicon to help us! In English, we have been carrying on our work relating to the book Major Glad, Major Dizzy. The children have really enjoyed […]
Science skills in Sycamore!
This week in Sycamore class we have been exploring different types of animals and how to classify them. The children looked at the different characteristics of different animals and sorted them using Venn diagrams. We did a class diagram altogether and thought of different criteria for our groups. The children then played a game of […]
Lighting up Oak Class!
Oak Class have been learning about light this week in science. We have set up an investigation – using torches and card – to prove that light travels in straight lines. Star of the Week – Kai Learner of the Week – Summer
Connecting with our friends
Junipers have enjoyed getting to know their friends a lot more this week. The children have been exploring and playing games to find things their friends like and dislike; discussing things they have in common. It has been lovely to see them communicate and understand each other and have no an interest in others around […]
Magical Map Skills
This week, Maple Class have got stuck in with their topic ‘Continents and Oceans’. They learnt a song to help remember the 7 continents – please find the link below. They have been working like geographers and finding the continents and oceans in atlases and on the globe.