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April 2018 - Outdoor makeover!

While the children were on their Easter holidays, our outdoor space was transformed! The children absolutely love it!
Update (including photos) coming soon!


12th September 2017 - OFSTED inspection

 

We were visited by OFSTED on 12th September 2017 for our first inspection since April 2014. We are very pleased to say that we have been rated an 'OUTSTANDING' pre-school. You can view the OFSTED report here.


Summer 2017


While the children were on their Summer holidays, Acorn under Fives underwent a major refurbishment (including a brand new extension!). The space has been transformed and all the hard work has thankfully paid off.

Here are a few pictures taken during the 'big build'....




Fundraising update - June 2017
Sponsored Obstacle Course
Our amazing fundraising team made over £400 from this event. So thank you everyone. The children are in discussions about what we will spend the money on and what they would like to see at Acorns...watch this space !


Fundraising update - April 2017
Our Amazing Fundraising team managed to raise a fantastic £240 from the Acorns cake sale and the 'Alice in Wonderland' Easter egg hunt raised over £300. Thankyou so much to all of you for your continued support and help. This money enables us to buy all the wonderful resources that we have at Acorns and we really do appreciate it. 


Fundraising update - March 2017
After a crazy December where we raised a record amount, there are lots of fundraising plans already for this year.
First important news is that my partner in crime Sophie Studd has stepped away from her role in our team to concentrate on her third baby which is due in April. We all hugely appreciate everything she has done in the last 3 years so a massive thank you to her for the late nights, weekends and all the time and effort she has given to ensuring we have raised so much and personally making it so much fun for me.
If you have any spare time (ha,ha) and would like to join me. Its really rewarding and lots of fun whilst getting further involved with our lovely pre school. Even if you can only spare a few hours, every little helps. Just let me know.

6th - 10th March- PJ Week
In honor of Ciara's Birthday we will be having a come to Acorns in your Pyjamas week. This will take place all week giving all children the chance to dress up and in return we would kindly ask for a £1 donation.
30th - 31st March - End of Term Cake Sale
You are always incredibly generous with your donations and plates will be sent home so you can bring in your goodies.
1st April 10am - Annual Easter Egg Hunt in Pinewood Woodland.
Bring your friends and family and join us for a character led egg hunt in the woods. Sign up sheets will be on the door at Acorns. Everyone will be given a time slot so if you require a certain time please let me know.
More info will follow...
Your support is really appreciated. If anyone would like to join the team or if you have any questions please contact us.
Many thanks, The Fundraising Team

Fundraising Update - July 2016
Thank you so much for joining us at the sports/family fun day. We hope everyone enjoyed it, your generosity was really appreciated.We raised an amazing £641.00. These events are only succesful with your support so thank you all very much.

Crowthorne Carnival 2016 Winners !
Thank you to everyone who took part in the Crowthorne Carnival 2016. Acorn Under Fives won the pre-school catergory !
'Robin Hood and his Merry men' was the theme for our walking procession, we had staff members, parents, carers and most importantly the children participating in a very long walk for little legs, they were so fantastic and really got into the spirit of the theme, all singing along to the Robin Hood Chorus, they all took part in the decorating sessions that took place beforehand too in our setting, it really was a team effort and we are proud to have won a trophy!

Zerin '25' Years
Sue paid a lovely tribute to Zerin one of our members of staff at the AGM on 6th July 2016 who has worked at Acorn under Fives for 25 years.
Zerin has now decided it is time for her to retire at the end of term, to look after her own grandchildren but she will be staying on as bank staff so you will still see her around on the odd occasion we are pleased to report. Farewell Zerin, what an achievement!
Sue paid a lovely tribute to Zerin one of our members of staff at the AGM on 6th July 2016 who has worked at Acorn under Fives for 25 years.
Zerin has now decided it is time for her to retire at the end of term, to look after her own grandchildren but she will be staying on as bank staff so you will still see her around on the odd occasion we are pleased to report. Farewell Zerin, what an achievement!

Events this year


DETAILS OF UPCOMING EVENTS COMING SOON........
 

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