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Welcome to little Acorns Pre School. We take great pride in providing a loving, caring, stimulating play environment to enable your child to learn and grow in their special early years. Treasure these moments - they are so special!


General Information

Attendance - Pre school is an important stage of your child`s education and regular attendance is very important. If your child is ill and unable to attend please inform school- 01535 610212

Responsibilities - It is parents responsibility to provide spare clothes, pants and nappies. Please check your child`s individual basket daily to ensure they have these items at all times.

Learning - Children learn both inside and outside. Please make sure they have a named coat and the right clothing for all weathers. Can you provide a pair of named wellies to be kept at pre school. Water is an essential part of childrens learning which is great fun!

Jewellery and Make-up (Kohl) - We have a no jewelry and make-up policy in school at all times.

Snack - Children in little Acorn`s have the opportunity to try a different healthy snack daily, we also provide refreshments of milk and water. This costs £3 each half term.

Sweets and Toys - Sweets and toys are not to be encouraged to be brought into pre school.

Toilet Training - The pre school team are more than happy to give you any tips on how to toilet train your child when ready.

Safety - Your child`s safety is our priority and we look for your support. If you have any concerns or questions, please ask a member of the team. Please inform school if a different adult is collecting your child.. Children will not be allowed to go if school is not informed as part of our safeguarding rules.

Little Acorns

Welcome to Little Acorns Pre-school


Meet the staff:
Mrs D Dawson Pre-school Manager Mrs R Begum - Teaching Assistant
Mrs Naseem Tariq - Teaching Assistant

Morning session - 8:30am to 11:30am. The gate will close at 8.50am        
Afternoon session - 12:15am to 3:15pm. The gate will close at 12.30pm
For collection the gates will be open 11.20am - 11.30am and 3.05pm - 3.15pm

Latest news

Spring 1

Brrr It's Cold Outside

We are ready & egger to start our new topic this half term… It’s cold outside! We have lots of fun activities in place to teach our young children about the changes in the weather. We will focus on first hand experiences e.g. from learning how to put our own coat, hats & scarfs on independently. Hopefully having fun in the snow & making a snow man of our own.  Also learning lots of new fun songs, rhymes, music, & creative art.

 A fun link to winter time:

 

50 Things Before 5 Bradford

                                                 

https://bradford.50thingstodo.org/https://bradford.50thingstodo.org/

Please take a look at the 50 things link where you will find lots of great ideas that are mostly cost free & exciting for both you & your children to share.  Please ask a member of the team for any further advice, we are always happy to help.   

Spring 1 - Overview Planning - Brrr It's Cold Outside

                                                      

Autumn 2 Review

Our topic last term was – Food Glorious Food!

Last term In Pre-School our main focus was all about (Food glorious food) we spent lots of time learning about different types of foods. Foods that are healthy to help us to grow healthy & strong and foods that are ok to eat maybe as a treat such as at parties & festivals. The children had fun learning about different foods by taste, paintings, jigsaws & model making.

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Sorting & naming foods
#11 making connections

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Making our own snack
#30 yummy picnic

Welcome back to our children & families. We hope you had a lovely break at home enjoying some quality time with your friends & family. We are always amazed at how quickly the children settle after a holiday with lots of smiles, giggles and eager to play. We would also like to welcome the new Children & parents who have recently started in our busy Pre-school.

A big thank you to those parents who have managed to persevere with toilet training their child during the holidays and for those parents who are continuing to toilet train their child. Not always an easy task! The Pre-school team are always on hand to support & give lots of practical advice & support as always.

Autumn 2

Welcome back to our children & families. We hope you had a lovely break at home enjoying some quality time with your friends & family. We are ready & egger to start our new topic this half term… Food glorious food! We have lots of fun activities in place to teach our young children about different foods that help us to grow & how to make healthy choices. Our actives will focus on first hand experiences e.g. from making our own shopping list & visiting Asda to buying our snack & trying new foods. We will also be learning about different foods through fun songs, rhymes, music, & creative art.

One of the children’s favourite songs about different foods - 
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=frN3nvhIHUk 

50 Things Before 5 Bradford

 

 

 

                                                 

 

 

https://bradford.50thingstodo.org/https://bradford.50thingstodo.org/

Please take a look at the 50 things link where you will find lots of great ideas that are mostly cost free & exciting for both you & your children to share.  Please ask a member of the team for any further advice, we are always happy to help.  

Autumn 2 Overview Planning - Food Glorious Food


Autumn 1 Review

It was so lovely to see our Pre-school children return to Pre-school after last half term.

We are always amazed at how quickly the children settle after a holiday with lots of smiles, giggles and eager to play. We would also like to welcome the new Children & parents who have recently started in our busy Pre-school.

A big thank you to those parents who have managed to persevere with toilet training their child during the holidays and for those parents who are continuing to toilet train their child. Not always an easy task! The Pre-school team are always on hand to support & give lots of practical advice & support as always.

 Last term In Pre-School our main focus was all about (Wonderful Me!) We spent lots of time learning old & new songs through music & rhymes, e.g. Heads, shoulders, Knees & toes. If you’re happy & you know it. This helped the children to learn about their bodies & how they may be feeling.   

We enjoyed learning both indoors & outdoors to support the children’s learning! 

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#10 Sharing Books - Enjoying stories about ourselves

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#48 Natural Art - My self

 

 

Autumn 1

Autumn term .1.

Welcome back after the summer holidays, we hope you had a lovely break at home enjoying some quality time with your friends & family. We are ready & eager to start our new term this Autumn. Our new topic we are thinking about is all about (Wonderful me & my family) we will be supporting the children’s learning through lots of fun songs, rhymes, music, songs & creative art.

 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M6LoRZsHMSs  A lovely link to the rhyme (If your happy & you know it). A great way to practice learning parts of body with your child whilst having fun with music & singing

                                                

https://bradford.50thingstodo.org/https://bradford.50thingstodo.org/

                                   Please take a look at the 50 things link where you will find lots of great ideas.

 

Autumn 1   -     Overview Planning - Wonderful Me! 

Summer Term 2 Review

It was so lovely to see our Pre-school children return to Pre-school last half term.

We are always amazed at how quickly the children settle were with lots of smiles, giggles and eager to play.

A big thank you to those parents who have managed to persevere with toilet training their child during the holidays and for those parents who are continuing to toilet train their child. Not always an easy task! The Pre-school team are always on hand to support & give lots of practical advice & support as always.

 Last term In Pre-School our main focus was all about farm animals, learning through songs & rhymes. The Children had lots of opportunities to explore different art materials to create some lovely art work.

We were also very lucky with the weather & enjoyed lots of outdoor play, especially having fun in the water… We had a splashing time!

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