Acorns Nursery Class

Mrs Claydon and Mrs Harris (Mondays) are the class teachers supported by nursery nurses, Mrs English and Mrs Daniel and teaching assistant Mrs Preston.
Acorns class is part of the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS).

Areas of Learning 

The EYFS is divided into the 3 Prime areas and 4 specific areas of learning shown below.
In Nursery the children's creativity is extended through activities which support their developing curiosity.

Expressive Arts and Design The children play, explore and share thoughts, ideas and feelings through art, music, movement, dance, imaginative and role-play activities.
Physical Development 

The children can be active and interactive to improve their skills of coordination, control, manipulation and movement. They use all their senses to learn about the world around them.

Communication and Language

Together we learn to listen to one another, to use talk for communication and to build on our existing vocabulary.

Literacy

Through CLLD activities the children to develop their communication and early literacy skills.

Numeracy

PSRN activities encourage the children's natural curiosity and help them to explore, enjoy, learn, practise and talk about Numeracy.

Understanding the World The children make sense of the world by through the safe use of tools, creature encounters, exploration of the natural environment and real-life situations.
Personal, Social and Emotional Development This area underpins the whole curriculum. The children are encouraged to develop a positive sense of themselves and others, respect, social skills and a desire to learn.