Tuesday 19th June 2018

It feels like the whole school has caught football fever this week! We are all loving the excitement of the World Cup which started last week in Russia. Many of the classes have begun World Cup projects. In Maple Class, we have each drawn a team to support and research for our projects. We have…

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Posted by /blog on 19 June 2018

Category: Maple Class

Friday 15th June 2018

As another busy week draws to a close, we are already looking forward to exciting times in the coming weeks! We have surfing, sports day and a visit to the Tall Ships that are visiting Whitby, to look forward to.

In science, we have been looking at human development, this has tied in with our…

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Posted by /blog on 15 June 2018

Category: Elm Class

Tuesday 12th June 2018

For the last couple of weeks we have been taking our learning in Maths outdoors! We have been making the most of our wonderful outdoor areas and the good weather to explore angles and lines. Last week we used the compass to explore turns and used the playground chalks to draw shapes and identify…

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Posted by /blog on 12 June 2018

Category: Maple Class

Phonics Screening

This week the children have all done their Year 1 phonics screening test for which we have been preparing all year. It has made us very proud to see how hard the children have worked and how much progress they have made. All of the children have given 100% effort and we could not have asked for…

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Posted by /blog on 12 June 2018

Category: Holly Class

Friday 8th June 2018

Our 'Dragon Days' play practise is well underway now and we are very much looking forward to performing for you! We have lots of fun activities coming up in the next six weeks so we're feeling very excited and positive.

Despite this, (and the weather!) we continue to work hard in Elm Class.…

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Posted by /blog on 8 June 2018

Category: Elm Class

Friday 8th June 2018

We've had a really busy first week back after the half term holidays. On Wednesday, during our computing session, we headed out to the playground and field to do some perspective photography. We worked with a partner to take a range of photographs to creat the illusion that an object is close or…

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Posted by /blog on 8 June 2018

Category: Ash class

Thursday 7th June 2018

This week has been a very busy and exciting week!

 

On Tuesday, we went for another visit to Marton Court as part of our intergenerational project. We got to take some of our favourite toys to share as well as some toys from when Mrs Maud was younger!! We looked at how the toys had changed…

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Posted by /blog on 7 June 2018

Category: Acorns Class

Wednesday 6th June 2018

Today we went to visit our new teacher in the year 4 classroom! The class were very excited and all keen to impress their new teacher, Miss Saville. Maple Class will be spending every Wednesday morning with their new teacher so that they all get to know each other really well before moving up to…

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Posted by /blog on 6 June 2018

Category: Maple Class

Friday 25th May 2018

Elm class are looking forward to a warm, sunny half term. Fingers crossed! 

This week we have been working on comprehension, RWI spelling, SPAG and report writing in literacy, and comparing Eastern European climates for our topic work.

In maths we have been learning about translation and…

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Posted by /blog on 24 May 2018

Category: Elm Class

Sponsored read and Fund Raiser

Our Holly Class fund raising afternoon was a great success.Thank you so much to you all for sponsoring your children to read and for all the generous donations we have recieved.It was lovely to see the parents who could attend sharing stories with their children and it was clear the children were…

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Posted by /blog on 24 May 2018

Category: Holly Class

Wednesday 23rd May

We have had a lovely few weeks watching the butterflies finally coming out of their chrysalis. The children have enjoyed observing and watching the transformation from a caterpillar into a butterfly. We finally got to realise them into our wood and watched them fly off! We have learnt lots of…

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Posted by /blog on 24 May 2018

Category: Acorns Class

Wednesday 23rd May 2018

British Values...Democracy.at Stakesby

As part of our positive behaviour policy at Stakesby, classes can work together to try and win the ‘Termly Treat’. Each child works hard in school to earn house points, or as we call them, ‘Stakesby Stars’, which they write their name and class on.

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Posted by /blog on 23 May 2018

Category: Maple Class

Latest News

25 May 2018

#Job Vacancy#

## APPLICATION DEADLINE EXTENDED! Please submit applications to: Mr R Gunning, Stakesby School, by Thursday 21st June 2018. Shortlisting will take place in the week of June 25th 2018 with interviews taking place in the week beginning 2nd July 2018.
2 May 2018

When a drone visited Stakesby!

Paul from YorkshireDroneServices.com recently visited Stakesby with his drone to take some images of the children spelling out the word 'GOOD' in celebration of our recent Ofsted success. Year 5 used problem solving techniques in a maths lesson to work out the area that the children had to stand in and how the children and letters would be arranged. A huge 'Thank You' to Paul for his services and patience and keep an eye out in the Whitby Gazette for the images!
21 April 2018

Wise Owl's Intergenerational Session withYorkshire Coast Homes

Stakesby's Wise Owls had a lovely morning with residents of Marton Court, Whitby. With kelly Brown from Yorkshire Coast homes, they decorated paper butterflies, shared stories and sung their favourite nursery rhymes!