Acorn - Reception
Please find our Medium Term Plan and Topic Booklet for Acorn Class for the Summer Term. Our topic is: 'Our Wonderful World' and we look forward to some exciting learning opportunities in both our indoor and outdoor classroom. Please note that all planning is subject to change depending on the children and their interests.
We are swimming widths and lengths. Some children are focusing on strokes whilst others continue to build confidence in the water. Great fun is being had by all!
An introduction to forces using 'rocket mice' and bottles of varying capacity.
A minibeast hunt to help us learn about microhabitats in our beautiful grounds.
An enormous thank you to Melanie and Ewen for visiting from FBKA and teaching us all about bees.
As an introduction to our story 'Susie Snail' we went on a snail hunt and then observed the characteristics and movements of these fabulous creatures.
We spent time touching and looking at the outside and inside structure of a wasp's nest today. We went on to make observational drawings. We all agreed that wasps are VERY clever!
Super addition fun in Acorn Class.
What a treat as lamb number "3" came to Acorn class today. We gave him a name and enjoyed smoothing him and learning about his home and his family. Thank you so much Mr and Mrs Sadler.
We have been very creative on our new stage. Thank you Mr Curtis 😊.
'All Creatures Great and Small'
Please find Acorn Class' Topic Booklet and Medium Term Plan below. We have some wonderful things planned including some animal visits. Please note that all plans are subject to change depending on the children's interests. We look forward to a fun and exciting term.
We were very proud to share our song and Learning Journeys with our family during our 'Mother's Day Open Morning.' We then decorated plates, pebbles and biscuits during our time together.
Gardening in the sunshine, learning about soil, roots and growth. Thank you Star!
Hissing cockroaches, tarantulas, pythons, an armadillo and a tegu named Diego visited today. An enormous thank you to the PTA for supporting this visit as we got to touch, hold and learn about the creatures. Our questions were incredible!
We have been innovating our story and sharing it with our friends.
We are all budding artists...
All you need is team work!
Happy World Book Day everyone! Don't we look amazing!
Dancing to: 'How to Catch a Star.'
A little bit of story making.
Doubling in lots of different ways.
Pancake races Upton Noble style!
We explored real fish to help us understand how they use gills to breathe underwater. We then used pastels to draw what we saw!
Can you make a sledge that will take you and your belongings to the South Pole?
A little bit of number work...
Despite the chilly weather we have been very keen to explore our new writing den resources.
What an exciting day! We met Harry and Tiggy the hedgehogs and found out lots about what they eat, their predators and hibernation. We all got to hold and stroke them too.
Making clay hedgehogs! Tomorrow we will write instructions...
Which block of ice will melt the slowest: the one wrapped in newspaper, the one by the radiator, or the one outside?
Embracing our new topic...
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!