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Welcome to Acorns!

Please check back over the coming weeks

as we add information and photos of our timetables, learning and achievements!

AUTUMN

The Autumn term is once again upon us and we've got a new name to go with this new school year- we are now Acorns!

 

'Acorns' is an indoor and two outdoor areas within the middle of our school building. We have a comfy classroom vibe to our learning space, with a large sofa and bean bag area, independent activities areas as well as tables and chairs for group learning.

Our Acorns provision is in place to help meet the needs of pupils across the school, particularly those with special educational needs/disabilities and those who require additional support with their social and emotional skills.  

 

In the mornings we focus on small group and 1:1 English and Maths work and in the afternoons we run a nurture-style provision and take part in group activities to develop our social and emotional skills.

 

Keep up-to-date with our learning on here and via our class Dojo page.

In Acorns we have a strong focus on the personal, social and emotional aspects of our learning- this helps us to be ready and able to fully access the teaching and learning in our other classrooms.

You might find these links useful if you would like to know more about the personal, social and emotional aspects of learning:

 

https://www.nurtureuk.org/introducing-nurture/what-nurture-group-0

http://www.elsa-support.co.uk/category/parents/

https://www.anti-bullyingalliance.org.uk/tools-information/all-about-bullying/preventing-bullying-and-ethos/seal-resources

https://www.pshe-association.org.uk/curriculum-and-resources/curriculum

Connect with us on ClassDojo! ClassDojo enables us to share your child's achievements with you and keep you up to date with class information and messages. If you are not yet signed up let us know and we'll give you your unique code! 

Access Class Dojo using this link or download the App:

www.classdojo.com

Curriculum

This year we are learning about...

Social and Emotional

Autumn 1    3.9.18-19.10.18

In our Social and Emotional work our first topic is 'Emotional Awareness' for this half-term. We will be focusing on four aspects:

1. Recognising emotions

2. Understanding emotions

3. Empathy

4. Managing our own emotions

 

Autumn 2    5.10.18-21.12.18

Our second topic of the Autumn term is 'Self-esteem'.

 

 

 

 

 

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