December 9, 2016

On Monday, half of the children went out for a lovely long walk, they walked into the village and then onto the park.    Whilst walking they looked in shop windows, said hello to the ducks that were swimming in the pond and greeted everyone they saw with a polite “Good...

December 5, 2016

This week it has been like Winter with beautiful blue skies and sparkly white frost.

We have had plenty of opportunities to look at ice.  We have been making our own ice it by leaving

containers full of water outside overnight.  We have been smashing it, crunching it, l...

November 28, 2016

Physical Development – Health and Self Care

We had lots of practise this week at putting on our coats and doing up zips and buttons.  Some of us put our wellies and shoes on the wrong feet and some of us forgot to put them on at altogether and got soggy socks!
We talke...

November 25, 2016

Physical Development – Health and Self-Care

We have had a great week learning how to keep ourselves healthy.

We know to wash our hands using lots of bubbly soap to get rid of the germs that could give us poorly tummies.

Miss Cheyne taught us a hand washing song.    Ca...

November 24, 2016

Literacy – Reading

We had all sorts of weather this week! It was very chilly at times with a little bit of rain!
This week we read The Gingerbread Man. We acted out the story and did lots of running like gingerbread men when we were outside. This inspired our role play...

November 18, 2016

Literacy – Reading.

What a wonderful week, it’s been so busy here at The Acorns.

On Monday the children enjoyed a lovely long walk, they used leaves and twigs to make letters on the ground.  They looked all around for letters that they could recognise and read lots of...

November 14, 2016

PSED – Managing Feelings and Behaviour

We were all very excited this week with lots of stories about fireworks and bonfires. Some of us said we were a bit worried about the loud bangs though.

On Monday we all helped our teachers to sweep the entrance to the car park be...

November 11, 2016

Personal, Social and Emotional Development.

WOW!  The weather has turned frosty and cold but it hasn’t stopped us from having lots of fun at The Acorns.

On Monday some of the children went out for a walk whilst others stayed in for a craft session.
The children who wen...

November 7, 2016

Communication and Language - Understanding.

We hope that you had a lovely half term.

This week was of course, Halloween Week and there was a spot of pumpkin carving going on at Westmeston. 

We are keeping the seeds for planting in our garden next year and to use in craft...

November 4, 2016

Communication and Language – Understanding.

The week started with lots of stories about the adventures that the children have been on during half term.

Monday - Some of the children went for a lovely walk. They had lots of fun making shadows on the ground. They made...

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