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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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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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!



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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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