Chinese New Year

This week we have been learning about Chinese New Year.  We have watched a video clip about Abbie and her brother getting ready to celebrate the festival.

We have done dragon dances in PE and made 3d dragons in the outdoor area. 

We have also learnt the Chinese New Year song, "Kung…

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Posted by /blog/author/Wood on 22 February 2018

Category: Acorns Class

Ice

We have had a very exciting week investigating ice.  Outside we have worked with Mrs Parker to find out how we could get the animals out of the blocks of ice.  We have used a range of tools to find out which one is the most suitable.  We have also put water into Mrs Reid's freezer (in the school…

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Posted by /blog/author/Wood on 25 January 2018

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 /blog/author/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 /blog/author/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 /blog/author/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 /blog/author/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 /blog/author/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 /blog/author/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 /blog/author/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 /blog/author/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 /blog/author/Wood 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 /blog/author/Wood on 20 January 2017

Category: Acorns Class

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4 December 2017

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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

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.