Acorn Class – Foundation Stage/Year 1

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Welcome to Acorn Class 2018/19! 

“We are looking forward to sharing our adventures with you!”

Each day the children have lots of opportunities to explore, imagine, create and learn through their own play as well time with an adult to learn new skills and knowledge and apply these through practical play based activities. Wherever possible our planning will take account of the children’s developing interests.

We want to encourage the children to become independent learners and thinkers.

Their learning is focused around the three prime areas and four specific areas of the Early Years Curriculum.

These are:

  • Communication and Language
  • Personal, Social and Emotional Development
  • Physical development
  • Literacy
  • Maths
  • Understanding the World
  • Expressive Arts and Design

Please take a look at the links above to give you more information about our Foundation stage class, our current learning, how we learn and the assessment methods we use.

If you have any questions or concerns please do not hesitate to contact us

Where is our learning taking us this week?

Moving on from our work on plants, the children are now learning about mini beasts. This week some caterpillars arrived in the post addressed to Acorn Class! We are now taking great care of them and looking forward to watching them change and grow. We have been reading the Julia Donaldson book ‘What the ladybird heard’ and created our own story maps to retell the story.

In our writing we are trying to use interesting sentence openers and lots of story language. Come and have a look at the writing in our classroom to see how well we are doing.

We planted magic beans in clear plastic bags so that we could watch them grow.