Acorn F.S.


Welcome to Acorn Class 2016/17!

“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. This is a recent display that we have put up to remind the adults in our school that trying to do things for themselves and solving problems is one of the best ways the children learn.

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?



“Superworm is super strong. Superworm is super long. Watch him wiggle! See him squirm! Hip hip hooray for SUPERWORM!” Taken from Superworm written by Julia Donaldson

We have started investigating minibeasts and learning about the natural environment around us. We are so lucky that we can walk into the woods from our school and so we have lots of adventures planned.

This week the children have been reading Superworm and describing the evil Wizard Lizard! They have created a womery and are now waiting to see the worms in action, mixing up the layers of soil and sand.




It is really exciting to see the children applying their phonics and writing skills in their independent play. They are very proud to be able to write things that can be read by others and so they should be!