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World Cup fever in Acorns

The children in Packwood Acorns had a great day on Tuesday learning about the different countries participating in the football World Cup. They researched and made the countries’ flags and they learned how to say hello and goodbye in Russian and in the languages of the teams playing matches that day. It was quite a ... Continue Reading

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Acorns do the Groundworks

The children in Packwood Acorns enjoyed a fascinating day exploring the Groundwork Education Centre near Wrexham yesterday where they investigated the homes and habitats of all sorts of different creatures. Pond dipping was particularly rewarding as the children discovered newts, tadpoles, snails, mayfly larvae and a great variety of strange and unfamiliar animals. After listening ... Continue Reading

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Acorns focus on light and dark

This term’s Science Day for the children in Packwood Acorns was on the theme of Light and Dark to complement their topic of Space. Earlier in the term, they had the chance to explore Earth’s galaxy and the constellations with the help of a fantastic inflatable planetarium brought to Packwood by the team from Techniquest ... Continue Reading

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Forest School fun

Packwood Acorns held a Forest School open morning on the first Saturday of the autumn term, which proved to be a great opportunity for the new children to get to know each other while having lots of fun in the great outdoors. Taking the school’s 125th birthday as their theme, the Acorns celebrated with some ... Continue Reading

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