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 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...

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