February 8, 2020

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


"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...

November 23, 2019

Our focus for this week has been 'health and self care' and so we have been practising how to keep ourselves clean. We drew germs on teeth then had fun brushing them clean with a toothbrush. 

We learnt the importance of washing our hands as well. Mrs Tubb used green pai...

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 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...

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