Upton Noble

C of E VC Primary School

Acorn - Reception

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Autumn 2018

A very warm welcome to Acorn Class. Our topic for the Autumn Term is: 'Let's Make, Bake and Celebrate.' Please see our topic booklet and medium term plan below although planning is subject to change depending on the children and their interests. Please visit this page regularly to access letters and to see what we have been learning!

Twelve wonderful, twinkling stars...

Twelve wonderful, twinkling stars... 1

How lucky were we to be able to watch the performance of 'The Selfish Giant.' A super show enjoyed by all with lots of audience participation!

How lucky were we to be able to watch the performance of 'The Selfish Giant.' A super show enjoyed by all with lots of audience participation! 1
How lucky were we to be able to watch the performance of 'The Selfish Giant.' A super show enjoyed by all with lots of audience participation! 2

Marvellous maths...

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How wonderful to welcome so many parents into class today for our clay workshop. We enjoyed retelling our story of The Gingerbread Man, made clay self portraits and shared Learning Journeys.

How wonderful to welcome so many parents into class today for our clay workshop. We enjoyed retelling our story of The Gingerbread Man, made clay self portraits and shared Learning Journeys. 1
How wonderful to welcome so many parents into class today for our clay workshop. We enjoyed retelling our story of The Gingerbread Man, made clay self portraits and shared Learning Journeys. 2
How wonderful to welcome so many parents into class today for our clay workshop. We enjoyed retelling our story of The Gingerbread Man, made clay self portraits and shared Learning Journeys. 3
How wonderful to welcome so many parents into class today for our clay workshop. We enjoyed retelling our story of The Gingerbread Man, made clay self portraits and shared Learning Journeys. 4
How wonderful to welcome so many parents into class today for our clay workshop. We enjoyed retelling our story of The Gingerbread Man, made clay self portraits and shared Learning Journeys. 5
How wonderful to welcome so many parents into class today for our clay workshop. We enjoyed retelling our story of The Gingerbread Man, made clay self portraits and shared Learning Journeys. 6
How wonderful to welcome so many parents into class today for our clay workshop. We enjoyed retelling our story of The Gingerbread Man, made clay self portraits and shared Learning Journeys. 7
How wonderful to welcome so many parents into class today for our clay workshop. We enjoyed retelling our story of The Gingerbread Man, made clay self portraits and shared Learning Journeys. 8
How wonderful to welcome so many parents into class today for our clay workshop. We enjoyed retelling our story of The Gingerbread Man, made clay self portraits and shared Learning Journeys. 9
How wonderful to welcome so many parents into class today for our clay workshop. We enjoyed retelling our story of The Gingerbread Man, made clay self portraits and shared Learning Journeys. 10

We used 'We're going on a Bear Hunt' as a stimulus for our forest school afternoon with Treehouse to make our own bears using clay and forest materials.

We used 'We're going on a Bear Hunt' as a stimulus for our forest school afternoon with Treehouse to make our own bears using clay and forest materials. 1
We used 'We're going on a Bear Hunt' as a stimulus for our forest school afternoon with Treehouse to make our own bears using clay and forest materials. 2
We used 'We're going on a Bear Hunt' as a stimulus for our forest school afternoon with Treehouse to make our own bears using clay and forest materials. 3
We used 'We're going on a Bear Hunt' as a stimulus for our forest school afternoon with Treehouse to make our own bears using clay and forest materials. 4

A little 'Bollywood' dancing to celebrate Diwali.

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We were a fabulous baking team today; lots of super listening and turn taking.

We were a fabulous baking team today; lots of super listening and turn taking. 1
We were a fabulous baking team today; lots of super listening and turn taking. 2
We were a fabulous baking team today; lots of super listening and turn taking. 3
We were a fabulous baking team today; lots of super listening and turn taking. 4
We were a fabulous baking team today; lots of super listening and turn taking. 5
We were a fabulous baking team today; lots of super listening and turn taking. 6
We were a fabulous baking team today; lots of super listening and turn taking. 7
We were a fabulous baking team today; lots of super listening and turn taking. 8
We were a fabulous baking team today; lots of super listening and turn taking. 9
We were a fabulous baking team today; lots of super listening and turn taking. 10

The heavy rain today resulted in lots of problem solving to help with the gutters that were overflowing...

The heavy rain today resulted in lots of problem solving to help with the gutters that were overflowing... 1
The heavy rain today resulted in lots of problem solving to help with the gutters that were overflowing... 2
The heavy rain today resulted in lots of problem solving to help with the gutters that were overflowing... 3

We celebrated Diwali in lots of different ways today.

We celebrated Diwali in lots of different ways today. 1
We celebrated Diwali in lots of different ways today. 2
We celebrated Diwali in lots of different ways today. 3
We celebrated Diwali in lots of different ways today. 4
We celebrated Diwali in lots of different ways today. 5
We celebrated Diwali in lots of different ways today. 6

Making and creating with leaves, conkers and acorns...

Making and creating with leaves, conkers and acorns... 1
Making and creating with leaves, conkers and acorns... 2
Making and creating with leaves, conkers and acorns... 3
Making and creating with leaves, conkers and acorns... 4

Come into class to see our phenomenal self portraits on tiles. We have worked extremely hard and I'm sure you will agree, they really do look like us!

Come into class to see our phenomenal self portraits on tiles. We have worked extremely hard and I'm sure you will agree, they really do look like us! 1
Come into class to see our phenomenal self portraits on tiles. We have worked extremely hard and I'm sure you will agree, they really do look like us! 2
Come into class to see our phenomenal self portraits on tiles. We have worked extremely hard and I'm sure you will agree, they really do look like us! 3
Come into class to see our phenomenal self portraits on tiles. We have worked extremely hard and I'm sure you will agree, they really do look like us! 4
Come into class to see our phenomenal self portraits on tiles. We have worked extremely hard and I'm sure you will agree, they really do look like us! 5
Come into class to see our phenomenal self portraits on tiles. We have worked extremely hard and I'm sure you will agree, they really do look like us! 6
Come into class to see our phenomenal self portraits on tiles. We have worked extremely hard and I'm sure you will agree, they really do look like us! 7
Come into class to see our phenomenal self portraits on tiles. We have worked extremely hard and I'm sure you will agree, they really do look like us! 8

Thanks to firefighter Lee who talked about dialling 999 and 'stop, drop and roll' today.

Thanks to firefighter Lee who talked about dialling 999 and 'stop, drop and roll' today. 1
Thanks to firefighter Lee who talked about dialling 999 and 'stop, drop and roll' today. 2
Thanks to firefighter Lee who talked about dialling 999 and 'stop, drop and roll' today. 3

We sang our hearts out today during the Harvest Festival and looked fabulous in our leafy hats.

We sang our hearts out today during the Harvest Festival and looked fabulous in our leafy hats. 1

We acted out the Gingerbread Man and thought carefully about the voices we used for our characters.

We acted out the Gingerbread Man and thought carefully about the voices we used for our characters. 1
We acted out the Gingerbread Man and thought carefully about the voices we used for our characters. 2
We acted out the Gingerbread Man and thought carefully about the voices we used for our characters. 3

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Today we made a friendship web and complimented each other. We talked about how happy this made us feel.

Today we made a friendship web and complimented each other. We talked about how happy this made us feel. 1

Our first school trip! We built dens in the forest, collected signs of Autumn and enjoyed being together as we walked around Stourhead. Amazing teamwork Acorn Class.

Our first school trip! We built dens in the forest, collected signs of Autumn and enjoyed being together as we walked around Stourhead. Amazing teamwork Acorn Class. 1
Our first school trip! We built dens in the forest, collected signs of Autumn and enjoyed being together as we walked around Stourhead. Amazing teamwork Acorn Class. 2
Our first school trip! We built dens in the forest, collected signs of Autumn and enjoyed being together as we walked around Stourhead. Amazing teamwork Acorn Class. 3
Our first school trip! We built dens in the forest, collected signs of Autumn and enjoyed being together as we walked around Stourhead. Amazing teamwork Acorn Class. 4
Our first school trip! We built dens in the forest, collected signs of Autumn and enjoyed being together as we walked around Stourhead. Amazing teamwork Acorn Class. 5
Our first school trip! We built dens in the forest, collected signs of Autumn and enjoyed being together as we walked around Stourhead. Amazing teamwork Acorn Class. 6
Our first school trip! We built dens in the forest, collected signs of Autumn and enjoyed being together as we walked around Stourhead. Amazing teamwork Acorn Class. 7
Our first school trip! We built dens in the forest, collected signs of Autumn and enjoyed being together as we walked around Stourhead. Amazing teamwork Acorn Class. 8
Our first school trip! We built dens in the forest, collected signs of Autumn and enjoyed being together as we walked around Stourhead. Amazing teamwork Acorn Class. 9
Our first school trip! We built dens in the forest, collected signs of Autumn and enjoyed being together as we walked around Stourhead. Amazing teamwork Acorn Class. 10
Our first school trip! We built dens in the forest, collected signs of Autumn and enjoyed being together as we walked around Stourhead. Amazing teamwork Acorn Class. 11
Our first school trip! We built dens in the forest, collected signs of Autumn and enjoyed being together as we walked around Stourhead. Amazing teamwork Acorn Class. 12
Our first school trip! We built dens in the forest, collected signs of Autumn and enjoyed being together as we walked around Stourhead. Amazing teamwork Acorn Class. 13
Our first school trip! We built dens in the forest, collected signs of Autumn and enjoyed being together as we walked around Stourhead. Amazing teamwork Acorn Class. 14
Our first school trip! We built dens in the forest, collected signs of Autumn and enjoyed being together as we walked around Stourhead. Amazing teamwork Acorn Class. 15
Our first school trip! We built dens in the forest, collected signs of Autumn and enjoyed being together as we walked around Stourhead. Amazing teamwork Acorn Class. 16
Our first school trip! We built dens in the forest, collected signs of Autumn and enjoyed being together as we walked around Stourhead. Amazing teamwork Acorn Class. 17
Our first school trip! We built dens in the forest, collected signs of Autumn and enjoyed being together as we walked around Stourhead. Amazing teamwork Acorn Class. 18

Our wonderful 'Acorns.'

Our wonderful 'Acorns.' 1

We went to church and sang songs, shared our prayer pebbles and lit candles as part of our welcome service. It was lovely to see so many parents.

We went to church and sang songs, shared our prayer pebbles and lit candles as part of our welcome service. It was lovely to see so many parents. 1

Here is our song in case you missed it. 😊

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Counting, matching and ordering.

Counting, matching and ordering. 1
Counting, matching and ordering. 2
Counting, matching and ordering. 3
Counting, matching and ordering. 4

'Healthy bodies and healthy minds.'

'Healthy bodies and healthy minds.' 1
'Healthy bodies and healthy minds.' 2
'Healthy bodies and healthy minds.' 3
'Healthy bodies and healthy minds.' 4

Despite the poor weather, we made the absolute best of our BBQ by exploring the classrooms, sharing our learning with our families and eating hot dogs in the hall.

Despite the poor weather, we made the absolute best of our BBQ by exploring the classrooms, sharing our learning with our families and eating hot dogs in the hall. 1
Despite the poor weather, we made the absolute best of our BBQ by exploring the classrooms, sharing our learning with our families and eating hot dogs in the hall. 2
Despite the poor weather, we made the absolute best of our BBQ by exploring the classrooms, sharing our learning with our families and eating hot dogs in the hall. 3
Despite the poor weather, we made the absolute best of our BBQ by exploring the classrooms, sharing our learning with our families and eating hot dogs in the hall. 4
Despite the poor weather, we made the absolute best of our BBQ by exploring the classrooms, sharing our learning with our families and eating hot dogs in the hall. 5
Despite the poor weather, we made the absolute best of our BBQ by exploring the classrooms, sharing our learning with our families and eating hot dogs in the hall. 6

Meeting and playing with our buddies was enormous fun.

Meeting and playing with our buddies was enormous fun. 1
Meeting and playing with our buddies was enormous fun. 2
Meeting and playing with our buddies was enormous fun. 3
Meeting and playing with our buddies was enormous fun. 4
Meeting and playing with our buddies was enormous fun. 5
Meeting and playing with our buddies was enormous fun. 6
Meeting and playing with our buddies was enormous fun. 7
Meeting and playing with our buddies was enormous fun. 8
Meeting and playing with our buddies was enormous fun. 9
Meeting and playing with our buddies was enormous fun. 10

Building bird nests at forest school.

Building bird nests at forest school. 1
Building bird nests at forest school. 2
Building bird nests at forest school. 3
Building bird nests at forest school. 4
Building bird nests at forest school. 5
Building bird nests at forest school. 6

Our families...

Our families... 1
Our families... 2
Our families... 3
Our families... 4

We decided on our class rules together and made our Class Charter.

We decided on our class rules together and made our Class Charter. 1

During our visit to the Life Education bus, we met Harold the giraffe and talked about our bodies and how to keep healthy.

During our visit to the Life Education bus, we met Harold the giraffe and talked about our bodies and how to keep healthy. 1
During our visit to the Life Education bus, we met Harold the giraffe and talked about our bodies and how to keep healthy. 2
During our visit to the Life Education bus, we met Harold the giraffe and talked about our bodies and how to keep healthy. 3

What do you think of our self portraits? Can you work out who is who?

What do you think of our self portraits? Can you work out who is who? 1

Our first session of PE was a huge success and ended with time exploring the play trail.

Our first session of PE was a huge success and ended with time exploring the play trail. 1
Our first session of PE was a huge success and ended with time exploring the play trail. 2
Our first session of PE was a huge success and ended with time exploring the play trail. 3
Our first session of PE was a huge success and ended with time exploring the play trail. 4

What an exciting first day!

What an exciting first day! 1
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