Friday 16th November

We know how important it is for children to talk about the things that they have seen and done to help with their early speaking and listening skills. That's why this week we've given lots of time and attention to sharing what we saw at the museum on our trip last week, and also when the firemen…

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Posted by Mrs Tacon on 16 November 2017

Category: Acorns Class

Friday 10th November

What a busy, but wonderful week we have had. We have started learning about people who help us and have been learning all about the fire service. We have look at photographs of fire engines and the uniforms and equipment the fire fighters use. We have learnt a song called '5 Little Firemen…

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Posted by Mrs Tacon on 10 November 2017

Category: Acorns Class

Thursday 19th October

We have been making up our own version of 'We're going on a bear hunt this week' and the children have had excellent ideas like a 'rain storm....a soggy, wet rain storm' and 'a hill......a  big, tall hill!'

We have enjoyed using the instruments to sing songs that are lod and quiet this week and…

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Posted by Mrs Tacon on 19 October 2017

Category: Acorns Class

12th October 2017

This week we have been listening to the story 'We're going on a bear hunt'. We used musical instruments to make the sounds in the book and we used the classroom to hunt around for the bear!

Why not have a look at Michael Rosen reading his story on youtube? We think your children would love to…

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Posted by Mrs Gurney on 12 October 2017

Category: Acorns Class

5th October 2017

This week we were all invited to bring in our favourite toy to share with our friends. We stood at the front of the class and told our friends all about what our toy was and why it was special. Our teachers were really pleased with how careful we all were with other children's toys. It's good to…

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Posted by Mrs Gurney on 5 October 2017

Category: Acorns Class

Thursday 21st September

This week we have continued are learning about ourselves and our favourite things. We have been talking about our friends and what we like to do with them. The Wise Owls have done a tally chart to show the activities they enjoy. The Super Squirrels tried doing some sorting using big hoops to show…

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Posted by Mrs Tacon on 21 September 2017

Category: Acorns Class

14th September 2017

We are all delighted to be back in Acorn's Class and have had a very busy couple of weeks. Well done to all our new children who have joined us and their famalies.

Our new Wise Owls children have enjoyed visiting the tree house to do some of thier focused tasks and all the children in on a…

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Posted by Mrs Gurney on 14 September 2017

Category: Acorns Class

Sealife Centre

This week the Acorn children visited the Scarborough Sealife Centre. We got to see lots of different sea creatures including seal, starfish and crabs. We found out lots of interesting facts such as Jellyfish have no brain, bones or blood. Please ask your child which was their favourite part of the…

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Posted by Mrs Maud on 9 July 2017

Category: Acorns Class

30th June 2017

This week we have finally got to pick some of our vegetables I between the rain showers. We got to pick some of the carrots and they looked fantastic. The gardens are all doing really well and we hope to try the lettuces next. Please have a look at the gardens when you get time. 

 

We have…

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Posted by Mrs Maud on 2 July 2017

Category: Acorns Class

16th June 2017

This week we have had a very busy week. We were lucky enough to join Year 5 to complete The body coach, Joe Wicks, schools fitness session. All the children did exceptional well and amazed us all with them following all the moves and completing all the tasks. Well done all of you!

 

We…

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Posted by Mrs Maud on 18 June 2017

Category: Acorns Class

12th May 2017

This week we have enjoyed learning all about cars and journeys.  

We changed 'The Train Ride' and wrote our own version called 'The Car Ride'. We enjoyed writing about things we would see on a car ride around Whitby. Please ask your child to retell you their story.

We also completed a car…

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Posted by Mrs Maud on 15 May 2017

Category: Acorns Class

5th May 2017

This week we have been learning all about trains. The children have enjoyed sharing the story of 'The Train Ride' by June Crebbin. The Wise Owls have enjoyed learning the story and adding actions. Please ask your child to show you. The other children have enjoyed making different marks through…

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Posted by Mrs Maud on 5 May 2017

Category: Acorns Class

26th April 2017

Welcome back everyone. We hope you have had a fantastic Easter and got lots of Easter eggs.  Please share any of your trips on Orbit. We love to see what the children have been learning in their holidays.

 

This week we are looking at the Tour de Yorkshire which will be coming through Whitby…

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Posted by Mrs Wood on 26 April 2017

Category: Acorns Class

Happy Easter!

The children have had a lovely week based around Easter.  We have learnt about the Easter story and read it together on a powerpoint. We have been learning about chocolate and some of us tasted cocoa powder - we didnt like it very much. We have also been on an Easter egg hunt. We had to…

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Posted by Mrs Wood on 7 April 2017

Category: Acorns Class

Jack and the beanstalk

This week we have been busy learning all about how plants grow.  

The Wise Owls have tried really hard to independently write a sentence about what a plant needs, and we have remembered to segment the words, use finger spaces, a capital letter and a full stop.  

The Super Squirrels have been…

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Posted by Mrs Wood on 24 March 2017

Category: Acorns Class

Frogs

We have had a really interesting week watching the frogspawn hatch in our classroom.  Mr. Cockerill will be pleased to know that we wont be having any frogs jumping around our unit, as we have safely returned the frogspawn to the pond! We will keep visiting the school pond to see what exciting…

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Posted by Mrs Wood on 17 March 2017

Category: Acorns Class

Aliens love underpants!

How lovely that Spring is finally on its way.  This week we have begun planting.  We discussed what a plant needs to grow.  We did a little experiment to see what conditions a plant will grow under, and put our plant pots in some weird and wonderful places to test our theories!  Watch this space.…

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Posted by Mrs Wood on 2 March 2017

Category: Acorns Class

night and day

'Night and day' has been our topic this week.  Wise Owls have looked at the postion of the Sun during different times of the day, and we have also looked at shadows.  We have sorted objects that give us light and talked about the importance of the Sun.  Super Squirrels have been looking at jobs…

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Posted by Mrs Wood on 17 February 2017

Category: Acorns Class

The Moon

This week we have been to the moon! We have been talking about what it would be like to live there and how it would be different than to live here on Earth. We thought it might be cold and we would need to wrap up warm.  We have been learning the names of the planets in order and have also made…

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Posted by Mrs Wood on 9 February 2017

Category: Acorns Class

Gung Hey Fat Choi!

The Acorns children have had a lovely week learning all about Chinese New Year. We counted to 10 in Chinese Mandarin. Click on the link below to share at home

 

We watched the Chinese Dragon dance video and learnt why firecrackers are used during the festival.  Watch the video about Nian to…

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Posted by Mrs Wood on 2 February 2017

Category: Acorns Class

Rockets!

Zoom Zoom Zoom we are going to the moon! The children have been really enthused about our space work and have made wonderful playdough models of aliens.  In maths, the Wise Owls have been looking at subtraction and counting back.  We have been counting in tens and doing our exercises at the same…

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Posted by Mrs Wood on 26 January 2017

Category: Acorns Class

Ash

Ash Class   26th January 2017 

What a busy week! We have been learning all about fractions. We can now find fractions of amounts, can order and compare fractions and can solve problems involving fractions. We have become much more confident and have used manipulatives to help us! Next week,…

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Posted by Mrs Tillson on 26 January 2017

Category: Acorns Class

Astronauts!

Wise Owls have been really interested in finding about the life of an astronaut.  We have created our own role play area and written our own space logs.

We have shared the story of 'Baby Brains' and also watched it. Click on the link below to share at…

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Posted by Mrs Wood on 20 January 2017

Category: Acorns Class

Space

This week the Wise Owls have been counting how many aliens are on the spaceship.  We have been using language involving addition, including plus, add, how many, altogether, equals and total.  We have also being counting on a number line by throwing a dice and "jumping on", e.g. how many jumps from…

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Posted by Mrs Wood on 13 January 2017

Category: Acorns Class

Whatever next?!!

Happy New Year Year everyone! We hope Santa visited you all!

Our topic for this half term is 'Space', and this week we have been reading the story 'Whatever Next' Why not click on the link to watch it at home together. 

 

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Posted by Mrs Wood on 6 January 2017

Category: Acorns Class

25-11-16

This week in Acorns class we a have been learning lots of lovely new songs. All the songs have familiar tumes but new words. We will be adding these songs to our Christmas Play. It is called 'Holly's Christmas Wish' and we can't wait to start learning all our parts.

We have been careful to keep…

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Posted by Mrs Tacon on 29 November 2016

Category: Acorns Class

18-11-16

This week in Acorns class we have learnt all about Diwali. We have all made a diva lamp out of clay and painted it with lovely bright colours and glitter. We have also made mendhi designs on hand prints and also used coloured chalk to make rangoli patterns outside our classroom door. This is…

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Posted by Mrs Tacon on 29 November 2016

Category: Acorns Class

21-10-16

The Super Squirrels had their second session in the woods this week led by Mr Bates. We looked for minbeasts and collected them up in little containers to look at more closely using a magnifying glass. We also collected treasure from the woodland floor like orange leaves and conker shells and we…

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Posted by Mrs Gurney on 22 October 2016

Category: Acorns Class

14-10-16

What a busy week we have had preparing for our class trips to Sainsburys. We have set up our own shop and we are using real money to buy and sell our fresh fruit and vegetables. We have learning about what '5 a day' means and the difference between foods we should eat all the time to keep us…

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Posted by Mrs Gurney on 22 October 2016

Category: Acorns Class

Week beginning 12th September 2016

This week we are learning all about food. We have read 'Goldilocks and the Three Bears'. We have acted out the story using puppets, mixed porridge oats in the water tray, sung 'When Goldilocks went to the House of the Bears', measred size using compare bears and built a new bed for Baby Bear!

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Posted by Mrs Gurney on 14 September 2016

Category: Acorns Class

Holly

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Posted by Mrs Gurney on 13 September 2016

Category: Acorns Class

Welcome Back!

We have had a fantastic first week back! The Wise Owls are enjoying being the oldest chidren in our setting. They have been introduced to tricky words and are now busy practising these at home. They also got their very own reading book to share at home too. The Super Squirrels settled in very…

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Posted by Mrs Gurney on 9 September 2016

Category: Acorns Class




Latest News

17 October 2017

Acorn Museum Trip

##ACORNS PARENTS! We are very sorry, but unfortunately we are having to postphone today's trip to the museum due to the weather. We do not feel that it is safe to walk the children in such conditions. We are very sorry for any inconvenience and will let you know a revised date as soon as we have one. Thank you for your understanding.
13 October 2017

FOSS Halloween Disco. Wednesday 1st November 2017.

The FOSS Halloween disco has been moved to Wednesday 1st November. Please note there will be no basketball after-school club on this day due to this event. Thanks
13 October 2017

Parents' Evenings. Tuesday 17th & Wednesday 18th October 2017.

Don't forget that dodgeball and basketball after school clubs are cancelled on Tuesday 17th and Wednesday 18th October due to Parents' Evenings. Thank you for your understanding.