Think Big!

Strive for the very best and do so with courage

Think Smart!

Working together with cooperation and responsibility

Think Positive!

Appreciate a job well done with respect and thoughfulness

Think Twice!

Acting with honesty and respect for each other builds trust

Think Aloud!

Say it 'as it is' with Trust, Empathy and Tolerance.

Think On!

Growing with our school with self belief and independence

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Acorns Information


Introduction to Acorns & Activities

Acorns Childcare

As part of our service to pupils and parents we offer extended school services.

Operating Hours

Acorns Childcare operates before school from 7:30am - 8:40am, after school from 3:15pm - 6:00pm and during the school holiday periods (excluding the Christmas holiday). We welcome all children from all schools in the area!

A list of the charges for this service can be obtained from the school office. Acorns is managed and run by school staff, who already know our pupils well.

Sessions take place for pupils in Reception and Key Stage 1 in the Key Stage 1 building, and for Key Stage 2 pupils in the bungalow situated by the main gates.

Online Booking Form

More Information

For more information, please contact Laura Best (Manager) on 01327 705785. Or email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 


3.15-3.45pm - Serving Snacks - we encourage all children to eat together, children help prepare and serve where possible.

3.15-6.00pm - Specific planned activities and free play session available - various games and toys. The following areas are in use at all times:

Creative Table - allows children the choice to colour, use malleable materials, paints and other creative resources.

Book Corner - available for reading or chatting.

Large Outside Spaces - used for physical activities such as bowling, football, basketball. Field weather permitting, for larger games such as dodge ball, use of goal posts, PE equipment etc. Wooded Garden area and Vegetable Patch, weather dependant.

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School Opening Hours

Doors open at 08:40 Monday to Friday

End of School is at 3:15 each day

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Address Information

The Grange School, Staverton Rd, Daventry, Northants. NN11 4HW

Phone: 01327 705785


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