Tuesday 27th June 2017

Well I'm not sure what happened to the month of June but it appears to be already almost over! Maple Class are so busy and time is just flying by. Our Family Celebration Assembly went very well last week, Mrs Baker said that Maple Class really did make her proud. I'm sure that all the family and…

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Posted by Mrs Leather on 27 June 2017

Category: Maple Class

Tuesday 20th June 2017

I can't tell you much about what we've been up to in Maple Class this week as I don't want to spoil the surprise! Let's just say that the children have been busily preparing for our Family Celebration on Friday and you're in for a treat!

Today, we welcomed some special visitors to school. They…

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Posted by Mrs Leather on 20 June 2017

Category: Maple Class

Tuesday 13th June 2017

In the last week, we  have done lots of follow up work from our trip to the Ryedale Folk Museum. We have also been writing 'Thank you' letters to the staff and volunteers at the museum which will be posted off soon.

Did you know...that Iron Age people used natural plant dye to colour the wool…

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Posted by Mrs Leather on 13 June 2017

Category: Maple Class

Tuesday 6th June 2017

We hope you've all had a lovely half term holiday and are ready for what is always a busy and fun packed end to the school year.

At the end of last half term our Superstars were Sophie K and Evan. Well Done to you both! We are already looking out for this week's star and two more Superstars for…

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Posted by Mrs Leather on 6 June 2017

Category: Maple Class

Wednesday 17th May 2017

This week we have been rehearsing our class dance in readiness for Stakesby's Musical Event next week! Our families have been invited to watch us perform and we are all eager to show off our talents!

Using ipads, we have used the pic collage programme to create attractive posters incorporating…

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Posted by Mrs Leather on 17 May 2017

Category: Maple Class

Tuesday 9th May 2017

This week we have begun to read 'Stig of the Dump' which was one of Mrs Leather's favourite childhood books. After only one chapter, we are already hooked! As a class, we have been exploring the character of Stig and have been searching the text for noun phrases connected to him.

We have also…

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Posted by Mrs Leather on 9 May 2017

Category: Maple Class

Wednesday 3rd May 2017

Last week we had an amazing time getting involved in our 'Tour De Yorkshire' topic work. The class were split into teams of four and competed against other teams to gain points. Our first task was to come up with a team name. We had to design jerseys and logos for our team, plan routes for the…

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Posted by Mrs Leather on 3 May 2017

Category: Maple Class

Monday 24th April 2017

We hope that you have all really enjoyed the Easter holidays and are ready for a new term. Mrs Baker and I are very excited about seeing you all tomorrow and finding out what you have been up to over the last couple of weeks.

In addition to our ten questions in ten minutes daily maths warm up,…

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Posted by Mrs Leather on 24 April 2017

Category: Maple Class

End of Term Update!

Hi everyone,

Just a quick update as to what has been going on the rest of this week.

First of all, here are some of those action shots that we promised you from our termly treat 'THE WATER FIGHT!!!'

Thank you to everyone who attended our Open Day. It was a wonderful experience…

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Posted by Mrs Mason on 6 April 2017

Category: Maple Class

Tuesday 4th April 2017

Last week, we had the best Termly Treat EVER! Our water fight was so much fun, it was great squirting our friends...and our teachers! It was hard to keep the camera dry but we will be posting a few action shots for you to enjoy soon.

Today we had a great time on our Easter Egg Hunt. The Pupil…

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Posted by Mrs Leather on 4 April 2017

Category: Maple Class

Tuesday 28th March 2017

In Maple Class, we are all really looking forward to our Termly Treat tomorrow. For those of you who don't know, all the classes in school compete to win the Termly Treat by trying to gain as many Stakesby Stars as they can for excellent attitudes, behaviour and work. Each week, all the stars are…

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Posted by Mrs Leather on 28 March 2017

Category: Maple Class

Tuesday 21st March 2017

So far this week we have had our thinking caps well and truely on as our teachers have been testing us on the things we have learnt to do in Year 3. We can't quite believe that we are already more than half way through Year 3!

We're delighted to say that it hasn't all been testing this week.…

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Posted by Mrs Leather on 21 March 2017

Category: Maple Class

Wednesday 15th March

What a glorious day it has been! The sun is shining, birds are tweeting and we are surrounded by signs of Spring. Long may it continue. 

 

Today half of us have been enjoying this lovely weather whilst participating in Forest Schools.  We have continued building our shelters, learning about…

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Posted by Mrs Leather on 15 March 2017

Category: Maple Class

Tuesday 7th March 2017

Last week our 'Star of the Week' was Riley. Riley caught our eye for showing lots of enthusiasm in lessons. This week we have spotted Keegan who has really grown in water confidence during school swimming lessons. Today Keegan even had a go at jumping in the pool by himself and he LOVED it! Well…

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Posted by Mrs Leather on 7 March 2017

Category: Maple Class

Tuesday 28th February 2017

Refreshed after the half term, Maple Class have settled in really well to their learning this week and were so keen to get started on Monday morning. We have lots of exciting things to look forward to over the next few weeks. This week, we are looking forward to World Book Day on Thursday. We are…

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Posted by Mrs Leather on 28 February 2017

Category: Maple Class

Wednesday 15th February

We couldn't wait to tell you all about our amazing time at Forest Schools today! We built some fantastic dens in the woods and made some mini shelters for any fairies or elves who might need somewhere to stay! Mr Bates encouraged us all to find a special secret place of our own in the woods and to…

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Posted by Mrs Leather on 15 February 2017

Category: Maple Class

Wednesday 15th February

We couldn't wait to tell you all about our amazing time at Forest Schools today! We built some fantastic dens in the woods and made some mini shelters for any fairies or elves who might need somewhere to stay! Mr Bates encouraged us all to find a special secret place of our own in the woods and to…

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Posted by Mrs Leather on 15 February 2017

Category: Maple Class

Tuesday 14th February 2017

We can't quite believe that another half term is over, the school year is certainly whizzing by!

We are getting out and about quite frequently at the moment with Swimming and Forest School lessons. Our teachers have been impressed with our achievements in swimming. We are especially proud of…

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Posted by Mrs Leather on 14 February 2017

Category: Maple Class

Tuesday 7th February 2017

Maple Class really have got their teeth into 'Number Whizz'! Lots of children gained stickers last week which has inspired others to work even harder. This week, we were delighted that more children achieved their first stickers and some have already moved on to their second. 

Year 6 came to…

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Posted by Mrs Leather on 7 February 2017

Category: Maple Class

Wednesday 1st February 2017

Great News in Maple! Lots of us have already managed to gain a sticker on the 'Number Whizz' chart. This has really encouraged all of us to get stuck in to learning number facts. Can't wait to see how many stickers we get on Friday, Well Done Maple keep it up!

This week our 'Star of the Week'…

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Posted by Mrs Leather on 1 February 2017

Category: Maple Class

French Blog - Maple

French update from Mr Messenger

Maple class have made a really good start to their French lessons this term. We have been very busy learning numbers and colours in French. All  of the class are very enthusiastic to show off their new vocabulary in all our new activities.

We look forward to…

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Posted by Mrs Gurney on 26 January 2017

Category: Maple Class

Tuesday 24th January 2017

Our Headteacher, Mr Gunning, came to our class this week to set us a challenge. He would like us all to become a 'Number Whizz' and showed us how we could work at home and in school to improve our instant recall of number facts. It sounds like great fun as you can earn stickers along the way.…

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Posted by Mrs Leather on 24 January 2017

Category: Maple Class

Tuesday 17th January 2017

Last week, we began a '10 week Challenge' which Mr Bates our P.E, teacher has set. We are doing the 'Daily Mile' where over the course of the challenge we will try to improve our fitness and stamina. It is fantastic to see how much progress the children have made in only a week. They are already…

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Posted by Mrs Leather on 17 January 2017

Category: Maple Class

Wednesday 11th January 2017

This week we have begun new topics and themes in many of our lessons. In Geography, we have started to learn about 'Extreme Earth' by beginning to find out more about volcanoes and how they are made. We watched a video of a real volcano erupting in Iceland and were surprised to see how quickly the…

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Posted by Mrs Leather on 11 January 2017

Category: Maple Class

Wednesday 4th January 2017

Happy New Year!

It is our first day back today after a lovely Christmas holiday. It was great to see lots of smiling faces this morning full of exciting holiday news! At the end of last term, Rebecca and Archie were our Stakesby Superstars. They were both recognised for their efforts to work…

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Posted by Mrs Leather on 4 January 2017

Category: Maple Class

Wednesday 7th December 2016

Christmas is well and truely upon us in Maple Class. Our room is looking fabulous as is the school hall with its magnificent tree.

 Last Friday, we had our Christmas Fair with many of us meeting Father Christmas! So far this week we have: been part of the audience in the Nativity dress…

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Posted by Mrs Leather on 7 December 2016

Category: Maple Class

Wednesday 30th November

Well, we have finally reached the end of November which means one thing - CHRISTMAS!!!!!!!

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So prepare yourselves for glitter, sequins, ribbon and glue. It'll be a sticky icky mess but sleigh loads of fun!

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However, on a more serious note, the children in Maple class have been working…

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Posted by Mrs Baker on 30 November 2016

Category: Maple Class

Thursday 24th November 2016

First of all we'd like to say a HUGE 'THANK YOU' to all the parents and other family members who brought their children along to take part in the town's Lantern Parade last Friday. It was a truly magical event and one which will certainly stick in the children's memories for years to come. We…

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Posted by Mrs Leather on 24 November 2016

Category: Maple Class

Wednesday 16th November 2016

We can't wait to take part in the lantern parade on Friday night! Don't forget to check out last week's blog for photographs of us making our fabulous lanterns.

This week we welcomed visitors from York University who came to deliver a migration workshop. We learned a lot about reasons why…

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Posted by Mrs Leather on 16 November 2016

Category: Maple Class

Wednesday 9th November 2016

The weeks are getting busier and busier as we move rapidly through the term. In Maple Class, we always look forward to welcoming visitors, so last week we were very excited to be working alongside some fantastic artists in our class! Our task was to make some lanterns for the opening ceremony of…

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Posted by Mrs Leather on 9 November 2016

Category: Maple Class

Maple Class open a letter from the Queen!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Gxa1JVIu_oo

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Posted by Mrs Gurney on 4 November 2016

Category: Maple Class

Wednesday 2nd November 2016

After a lovely half term break, Maple Class have quickly got back into the swing of school life! On the last day before the holiday, Maple and Ash Classes enjoyed an amazing day out at the Danby Moors Centre learning many new geographical skills whilst having lots of fun! 

 

 

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Posted by Mrs Gurney on 2 November 2016

Category: Maple Class

Wednesday 19th October

We have nearly reached the half term holiday and are all looking forward to a good rest and having fun with our families. Looking back to the first day of Year 3 in September, it is amazing to see how far the children have progressed in their learning. This week, we have been writing stories which…

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Posted by Mrs Gurney on 19 October 2016

Category: Maple Class

Tuesday 11th October

Last Wednesday we had an amazing party after school with our teachers. The party was a reward for winning the race to achieve the most positive behaviour points in the whole school each term. Our housepoints are called 'Stakesby Stars' and each week we try to earn as many as possible for the…

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Posted by Mrs Gurney on 11 October 2016

Category: Maple Class

Wednesday 5th October

This week we have been busy preparing for our Harvest Festival. The school theme is 'all the colours of the rainbow' and our class is responsible for orange. In class, we have been learning about a special kind of poem called a Cinquain. We have written Cinquain poems about different kinds of…

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Posted by Mrs Gurney on 5 October 2016

Category: Maple Class

Wednesday 28th September 2016

The weeks are flying past now and our first month in Maple Class is nearly over already! We have begun to research our History topic on 'Ancient Greece' by finding out more about the very first Olympic Games. 

Did you know?

  • The first Olympic Games was in 776BC and only lasted for one…

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Posted by Mrs Gurney on 28 September 2016

Category: Maple Class

Wednesday 21st September 2016

There certainly has been steam coming out of the ears of the pupils in Maple Class this week! On Monday, the children worked really well using ipads to research European countries on our virtual tour. We have learned the names of some European capital cities and have found out which interesting…

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Posted by Mrs Gurney on 21 September 2016

Category: Maple Class

Wednesday 14th September

Well done for surviving week one and making it in to week two. We are now into the swing of Maple class with noses to the grind stone. 

 

This week we have been exploring non-chronological reports by looking at examples in the form of leaflets. The children have had the opportunity to create…

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Posted by Mrs Gurney on 14 September 2016

Category: Maple Class

First Week Back!

Well it has been a jam packed week already!

Rules and routines have been established, places assigned and work completed.

We have hit the ground running! Well done Maple class for keeping up. You have been a joy to teach this week and we look forward to many more to come.

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Posted by Mrs Gurney on 9 September 2016

Category: Maple Class




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18 July 2017

Sports Day/Race For Life!

10 July 2017

National Playday!

Yorkshire Coast Homes are hosting a free family fun day in the school holidays on Stakesby School field. Info here.
12 June 2017

Bewerley Park 2017

And we're off! Today sees the start of an exciting week at Bewerley Park for us all. You can keep up to date with our adventures on Facebook or our class Blog page on here. Exciting times!