Year R

Silly shells

This week we read the book ‘Norman the slug with the silly shell’ during book club and then set to designing our own silly shells for him. The children chose between collage, paint and felt tips. Look at their amazing designs!

Investigating leaves outside

Several children in reception taught me how to make leaf rubbings this week. It has been great to see all the different details come through with such a simple activity. Thank you for teaching me!

Child-Led Learning

In child-led learning time (choosing time) children can access classroom resources as well as planned out activities. This week Acorn class has enjoyed practicing their writing, role-playing police men, reading in the book cornerHere are some photos from this time.

Gingerbread Men

Last week we learnt all about recipes before following one to make gingerbread men. We had a lot of fun adding ingredients, mixing them together, and decorating the gingerbread men once they were cooked.


We looked at the book ‘The Foggy Foggy Forest’ in book club this evening. We then had a go at making our own silhouette pictures!

First two weeks of school

Acorn class has got up to a lot over the first two weeks of school. We have been busy getting used to new routines and expectations, as well as exploring the inside and outside areas. This past week we have Continue reading

Animal visit!

As part of our topic last term the children in Acorn class were lucky enough to have a visit from some animals.Some of them were familiar such as rabbits and hamsters. Some were a little more unusual such as meercats, Continue reading