January 20, 2017

Communication and Language – Speaking.

This week we focussed on the children’s language skills.

There was so much talk about this week as Jack Frost visited The Acorns every night leaving behind a crisp white frost for us to see each morning.
We had lots of fun explori...

January 16, 2017

 This week our focus was Personal, Social and Emotional Development.

We were looking at how the children play within their existing friendship groups and how we can support them in extending these groups.
Do they play co-operatively?

Can they offer cues for other childr...

January 14, 2017

PSED – Making relationships

Brrrrr! It turned out to be a very chilly week indeed!

Our focus this week was “making relationships” under PSED and so we enjoyed playing with our usual friends and then doing activities with friends that we didn’t usually play with.

Some o...

January 7, 2017

Welcome back! We hope that you had a lovely Christmas!

We have all been talking about the wonderful presents we received from Father Christmas and the lovely times that we had over the holidays.  There have been some Birthdays too!

It’s been very cold and we have had t...

January 6, 2017

Welcome to the Spring Term.

The children have been excited to tell us all of their Christmas stories and about what Father Christmas brought for them.  It sounds like everyone had a very good time over the break.

We have so many exciting things planned for this term. P...

December 28, 2016

With Santa Clause having been and gone and all of our tummies full of mince pies, we hope all the Acorns are enjoying the festive break and looking forward to welcoming in the New Year. Hurrah!

Let's make sure 2017 is a year brimming with fun, laughter, exploration, gam...

December 18, 2016

Christmas Fun Week!

So, here we are, Christmas!  We all made the most of the non-uniform opportunity this week and we looked amazing!

Here are just some of the other things that we did:-

We have iced Christmassy biscuits and we have made shining star biscuits with melted...

December 16, 2016

It was cold and wet on Monday morning but that didn’t stop the children from heading out on a lovely long walk.
They wrapped up in warm coats and hats and set off to explore, searching for puddles to splash in along the way.

The children who stayed in baked biscuits an...

December 10, 2016


We had a lovely surprise this week when we discovered that the Christmas tree had been put up in the hall.

This week we have been writing cards and posting letters in our role play area. We have been practising writing our names on labels too.

On Tuesday...

December 9, 2016

Literacy – Writing.

We started the week with a walk into the village, stopping to feed the ducks on the way to the park. The children really enjoyed the walk, especially like spending some time in the park.  Jack Frost had visited during the night and everything was co...

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