End of our first half term

What a busy first half term we have had!!

We have all settled well into Wise Owls and Super Squirrels. We have made new friends, tried new experiences, even left our mummy or daddy for the first time!    We have learnt the rules and routines of the classroom and are trying hard to follow…

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Brilliant Book

Our Brilliant Book this half term is Owl Babies. We have heard the story many times and we are now able to join in!  Why not ask us about the story?    We can tell you what happened in the story, what the baby owls are called, what the baby owls said, where mummy owl went and what mummy owl said…

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Acorn Class Forest Schools Fun

We have lots of fun at Forest schools.

Take a look to see some of the things we have been getting up to!

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Acorn Class

Our topic this half term is Special Me and this week we are looking at feelings. Why not talk to your child about what makes them happy, sad etc.

We made up a song about feelings.... to the tune of 'If your happy and you know it'


If your.(sad etc.. and you know it.(have a cry…

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Acorns First Week

What a busy first week back we had!!

We have enjoyed getting to know our new friends, new teachers and the rules and routines of our classroom. 

On Thursday we had our first Forest School sessions. We searched the woods, finding lots of fun areas where we could explore.  Mrs Mason gave us a…

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22nd June 2018

This week we are learning all about pets!

We have talked about pets we have or would like to own. We discussed how we need to take care of a pet through giving then food, water, a bed and lots of exercise.

We have also had two pets come and visit the unit this week. We had Daffodil the…

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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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