November 17, 2019

We started the week off on Remembrance Day which we marked by decorating Remembrance poems with printed poppies. We talked about the significance of the day and why it is important. 

This week we have been focusing on reading. We made our own books and some of us n...

November 9, 2019

We celebrated Bonfire Night this week and created some 'Fireworks in a Jar'. We poured warm water into a jar and then added drops of food colouring to some oil. When we added the oil into the water, we watched the colourful blobs explode and make pretty patterns.

We als...

October 25, 2019


This week we have been super busy with Halloween crafts.


The children enjoyed painting paper plates and turning them into pumpkins.


We used bright orange paint to paint the plate and then once it was dry used pre-cut shapes and black pens to stick and draw on the face...

October 19, 2019

We took a trip to the high seas this week and played at being pirates. We enjoyed dressing up and taking a trip on the pirate ship. Some us had to walk the plank - this was great for our balancing skills and luckily the water wasn't very deep if we fell in!

We had the c...

October 13, 2019

This week we have celebrated all things Harvest and learnt about this important time of year. On Tuesday we were invited by our friends Gary and Tessa to visit Westmeston Church to look at their beautiful Harvest display. We were sent on a mission to find pictures of w...

October 4, 2019

Welcome to our latest blog post.

This week we have been learning a lot about Autumn. 

At the beginning of the week the children were able to tell us about the leaves falling from the trees but now hopefully they will be able to tell you a bit more about the season.

We lea...

September 28, 2019

What a lot of rain we have had this week and what a lot of mud! But we haven't let the weather dampen our spirits, in fact we seem to have had even more fun in the wet weather!

The sun shone for our gardening club on Monday and the boys are doing a wonderful job of keep...

September 27, 2019

Welcome to our blog and by the look of the weather this week, welcome to Autumn!


On Monday one of the children brought in a box full of goodies for our harvest display.

In the box there were lots of wonderful things for us to look at, apples, a gem squash, some herbs, t...

September 20, 2019

What a glorious week of sunshine we have had. So much so, we have hardly spent any time indoors. 

We have enjoyed using lots of different building materials to create shelters and structures. Using good teamwork is important when working on projects together and we have...

September 20, 2019


Welcome to our weekly blog post. 


We hope you enjoy reading all about our time at The Acorns and we love to see your comments.


This week started with us making a display as part of Lindfield Arts Festival.


We discussed many different ideas with the children and togeth...

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