March 21, 2020

This week we welcomed a new member to the Acorns family: Paulina, who will be leading us in all sorts of forest fun. On Tuesday, we headed down to the woods to meet her. She had set up a circle of seats and she told us all about the fun activities we could choose from....

March 15, 2020

This week we have been thinking about focusing our attention and using our ears to listen carefully to the sounds in the world around us. Outside we have heard all sorts of sounds: wind, robins, great tits and even a woodpecker tapping away on a tree. 

In the hall...

March 8, 2020

We had great fun dressing up for Fancy Dress week. We were pirates, princesses, knights, parrots and many more characters besides. Thursday was World Book Day and we loved seeing the costumes some of the children had come in. We had Gaston the ladybird from Ben and Hol...

March 1, 2020

This week our focus has been on technology and we have had fun exploring some examples both old and new.

We took it in turns to have a go on the laptop to create pictures. Some of us needed help with knowing how to move the mouse - we couldn't use our fingers on the scr...

February 8, 2020

With our focus being on reading this week, we have shared lots of lovely books. We spoke about some our favourites;

"Superpotato"

"My unicorn book and the book about Daisy and peas"

"Tabby McTat" 

We have been reading Owl Babies as a group and enjoyed the sensory display o...

February 2, 2020

This week's blog is two for one as we cover the last two weeks at Westmeston. 

Last week it was delightful to have some frosty weather which was a pleasant change from all the rain we are used to. Mrs Tubb and Sam made some ice sculptures to hang up in the fro...

January 22, 2020

Our book for last week was The Little Red Hen. We read the story then, in small groups, acted it out using sensory resources. We had fun choosing which characters to be and taking it in turns to say our lines, '“Not I” said the cat!' One group had the wonderful indepen...

January 12, 2020

It was so lovely to see all of our friends after the Christmas holidays and to hear about what everyone has been up to. 

We started off the year by investigating our surroundings and searching for signs of spring. We made some very interesting discoveries - li...

December 20, 2019

It was busy, busy at Acorns Westmeston for the last few weeks of term. We practised our writing in a variety of ways, using rainbow rice to trace letters with our fingers and a whiteboard to draw and write on. 

We started to get into the festive spir...

November 30, 2019

There was some messy fun in store for us this week as we investigated colours and textures. We used coloured ice to paint with and watched how the shapes of the ice blocks changed as they melted. Some of the ice blocks even had creatures inside! By lunchtime, all that...

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