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Acorns International Art Project

Recently, our Preschool Acorns took part in an international art project with a school in Istanbul, Turkey. Acorns produced hand print cards with best wishes messages in them. In return the school from Istanbul sent us their own city's architectural works with postcards. The children were incredibly excited to see the images and discussed the [...]

By | January 14th, 2019|Acorns and Oaks' Blog, Events & Activities, news|Comments Off on Acorns International Art Project

Lights, Camel, Action! Strictly the Nativity!

For the Bearnes Christmas production this year, we were incredibly honoured and lucky to be able to perform at The Avenue Church. Thank you to Sarah, Jean and Gill who welcomed us and were so helpful in setting up of our props and teaching us how to use the sound system. The children were fantastic [...]

By | December 13th, 2018|Acorns and Oaks' Blog, Chestnuts' Blog, Events & Activities, news, Redwoods' Blog, Sycamores' Blog|Comments Off on Lights, Camel, Action! Strictly the Nativity!

Parachute games and Picnic in the Park

On Tuesday 17th July, to celebrate Sports Week, the children in Acorns and Oaks visited Courtenay Park for an afternoon of fun. To start off the day the children thought about healthy eating and the importance of a healthy diet. They made their own fruit kebabs using apples, strawberries, [...]

By | July 18th, 2018|Acorns and Oaks' Blog, news|Comments Off on Parachute games and Picnic in the Park

Family Fun Afternoon

On Thursday 24th May Acorns and Oaks invited the parents/grandparents in for an afternoon of Family fun! The children were very excited to show their family members around the classroom and everyone got stuck in with the different 'Under the Sea' themed activities we had set out. They made [...]

By | June 4th, 2018|Acorns and Oaks' Blog, news|Comments Off on Family Fun Afternoon

Plymouth Aquarium

On Wednesday 16th May the children from Oaks visited the National Marine Aquarium in Plymouth. The children had a fantastic day. Our trip however started the previous day when we received a letter from Marina the Mermaid inviting us to look out for her at the Aquarium. The children were super excited [...]

By | May 17th, 2018|Acorns and Oaks' Blog, news|Comments Off on Plymouth Aquarium

World Book Day 2018

On Thursday 8th March 2018 the children in Acorns and Oaks celebrated World Book Day. They came to school dressed as their favourite fairytale character and took part in lots of fun activities linked to books. Over the day we learnt all about the story of The Three [...]

By | March 12th, 2018|Acorns and Oaks' Blog, news|Comments Off on World Book Day 2018

A very wet teddy bears picnic!

On Friday morning the Oaks and Acorns were left a message from some teddy bears. It was a letter inviting us to a teddy bears picnic. We searched the school to find them but there was a problem!! The bears and their picnic were very, very wet! We decided they must have been caught [...]

By | January 11th, 2018|Acorns and Oaks' Blog, news|Comments Off on A very wet teddy bears picnic!

Santa’s North Pole Express

Santa's North Pole Express On Tuesday 12th December Acorns and Oaks were lucky enough to take a ride on Santa's North Pole Express at Trago Mills. As we travelled on the train to Santa's Grotto we spotted elves and reindeer as we listened to Christmas music. Once we arrived we were greeted by [...]

By | December 14th, 2017|Acorns and Oaks' Blog, news|Comments Off on Santa’s North Pole Express

Autumn Walk

Acorns and Oaks went on a walk to Courtenay Park looking for signs of Autumn. The children found lots of acorns, pine cones and leaves to bring back to school. After we finished collecting the objects for our Autumn tray, the children stopped for snack. They ate their fruit whilst listening to a Percy the [...]

By | November 9th, 2017|Acorns and Oaks' Blog, news|Comments Off on Autumn Walk

Trains and Journeys

In Acorns and Oaks we have been learning all about trains this term. After reading the story of 'The train ride' the children used a variety of construction materials to build a train. We acted out the story going on our own 'train journey', we saw cows and sheep lying down and a hot air [...]

By | October 19th, 2017|Acorns and Oaks' Blog, news|Comments Off on Trains and Journeys