Acorn Class: Welcome

Welcome to Acorn class

Our Nursery aged and Reception aged children are taught in Acorn class by Miss Miller (Class teacher), Mrs. Owen (Higher Level Teaching assistant), Miss Lloyd and Miss Bunn (Early Years Teaching assistants).  Our Early Years Unit,  catering for children aged 2 to 5 years, opened in November 2014.    

Acorn class are very lucky to benefit from two spacious classrooms and an outdoor area to allow them to fully access all areas of the Early Years curriculum.
Please click on the link below to open our Welcome pack for parents of children aged 2 – 5 years. 
If you are interested in your child attending our Early Years unit please contact the school to arrange a visit/ collect an admissions pack.
Our most recent newsletter is available here Autumn A 2018 Newsletter
All of the fantastic learning that the children demonstrate in Acorn class is recorded using ‘Learning Book’.


This is a safe and secure electronic record of your child’s learning journey.  Parents have access to view their childs Learning Journey with their unique ‘log-on’.  Parents can comment upon their childs learning and also share with us some of the activities their child does at home.

Click on the icon above to access the Learning Book portal.  Please speak to a member of staff if you do not know the log-in details for your child’s Learning journey.

A parent’s user guide for ‘Learning Book’ is available here.  Parents_Guide_to_MyLearningBook


Teaching of Early Reading at West Felton  


At West Felton we teach phonics (learning letters and the sounds they make) through the ‘Letters and Sounds’ programme published by DfES.
We make use of some of the resources provided by ‘Teach your monster to read’ and ‘Phonics Play‘ some of which can be accessed for use at home.  See also the links in the ‘Fun stuff’ area of Acorn class page.
Our reading scheme is primarily based around ‘Oxford Reading Tree’ schemes.  Some e-books can be accessed at home by clicking on the icon below.

Within each tiny acorn there lies the potential for a mighty Oak to thrive and grow