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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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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Wednesday 9th May

We hope you all enjoyed your bank holiday weekend.


This week we are learning all about the Hungry Caterpillar and Butterflies. We have all enjoyed listening to the story and acting it out using our puppets. We have also looked at symmetrical patterns and are trying to create our…

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Wednesday 9th May 2018

It feels like Summer is here as the sun is out and it is hot, hot, HOT! Important to remember to bring a hat to school and apply sun cream at home. Luckily for Maple Class, we were able to cool off at the pool in our swimming session. As it was our last session, we had a 'Splash Time'  where we…

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Friday 27th April

This week, we are learning all about houses and our homes.


The Wise Owls had a walk to look at houses near school to discover what different materials are used to build them. They have also looked at houses around the world and what the houses are made out of in different…

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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!

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This week the Super Squirrels have been to work with the lovely community at Marton Court.  We had a fabulous time sharing stories and look forwards to our next visit when we will be decorating biscuits.

We have been reading the story of Jack and the Beanstalk. The Wise Owls have also made…

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Julia Donaldson

We have been excitedly getting ready for World Book Day by learning about Julia Donadson and reading lots of her lovely books.  Some of us made gruffalo (apple) crumble with Mrs Johnson.  In the playdough we have models of the gruffalo by adding lots of resources to make his purple prickles and…

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Chinese New Year

This week we have been learning about Chinese New Year.  We have watched a video clip about Abbie and her brother getting ready to celebrate the festival.

We have done dragon dances in PE and made 3d dragons in the outdoor area. 

We have also learnt the Chinese New Year song, "Kung…

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Friday 9th February 2018

This week we have had a shape hunt! We discovered 2D shapes in our outdoor learning area and made some new 3D friends. We met Cindy Cylinder, Sophie Sphere, Colin Cuboid, Conner Cube and Terry Triangular Prism. We have also played shape bingo and Kim's game. Why don't you have a shape hunt at…

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We have had a very exciting week investigating ice.  Outside we have worked with Mrs Parker to find out how we could get the animals out of the blocks of ice.  We have used a range of tools to find out which one is the most suitable.  We have also put water into Mrs Reid's freezer (in the school…

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This week we have been talking about rain.  The children have learnt the story about Noah's Ark, and what happens when there is too much rain!

We have learnt a rap with actions to help us remember the story - why not ask your child to perform it for you!  We have also been learning to count…

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