Welcome to Acorn Class
Welcome to STEM Week!
For our final week of term we are going to be traveling the Globe!
All of your learning, for the whole week, is linked to our STEM topic of 'Around the World'.
There are English, Maths and Topic based activities as well as reading and spelling tasks.
Please see the itinerary attached below for details and links to support your learning.
Have fun and remember to stay in touch via our Class Email.
About Early Years Reception
Class: Acorn Class
Teacher: Mrs Harris
The EYFS 'Development Matters' document shows the Early Learning Goals across all areas of learning including all the steps to get there from birth to 5. This is the document we use at school to assess and plan the next steps for the children's learning. Children are working towards meeting the Early Learning Goals by the end of Reception.
‘When children interact with loose parts, they enter a world of ‘what if’ that promotes the type of thinking that leads to problem solving and theoretical reasoning. Loose parts enhance children’s ability to think imaginatively and see solutions, and they bring a sense of adventure and excitement to children’s play.’ (Daly and Beloglovsky, 2015)
We are very excited to offer a weekly forest school session to all Reception pupils. The forest school ethos links very well with early years as they both have a child-centred approach and a strong emphasis on play.
'Forest School is an inspirational process that offers ALL learners regular opportunities to achieve and develop confidence and self-esteem, through hands-on learning experiences in a woodland or natural environment with trees. Forest School is a specialised learning approach that sits within and compliments the wider context of outdoor and woodland education.' (Forest School Association)