Friday 9th November 2018

A huge welcome back from Elm class! We're all rested and raring to go for our new term where we'll be here every week blogging our learning adventures.

In Literacy, we're carrying on with our work with Bradley in 'There's a boy in the girls' bathroom' by writing our own stories with a…

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Posted by /blog/category/elm-class on 9 November 2018

Category: Elm Class

Friday 26th October 2018

We're at the end of our first half term as Elm 2019! Mrs Tillson and Mrs Gurney are delighted with our progress so far this year and are confident it will continue!

Our Superstars of this half term are Jodie and Alfie, so they have taken part in our special assembly this morning. Well done,…

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Posted by /blog/category/elm-class on 26 October 2018

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Friday 19th October 2018

Hello there!

Oak class have finished their swimming this week, but we're staying active in the form of gymnastics in PE.

We've finished off law and order in our Viking topic work by looking at the different types of punishments and the brutality of them. We've been very surprised by some of…

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Posted by /blog/category/elm-class on 19 October 2018

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Friday 5th October 2018

Hello there. This week in elm class, we're feeling better than the weather!

This week's Star of the Week is Lilah. Well done Lilah!

Our literacy focus at the moment is the book, 'There's a boy in the girls' bathroom.' We're looking at the characters Jeff and Bradley at the moment and…

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Posted by /blog/category/elm-class on 5 October 2018

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Friday 28th September 2018

You won't believe what a busy week we have had this week in Elm class!

The NSPCC came in to talk to us about keeping ourselves safe, acceptable and unacceptable behaviour and how to report anything that might happen to us that we feel isn't ok.

We also had a very enjoyable puppet workshop…

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Posted by /blog/category/elm-class on 28 September 2018

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21.09.2018

The weather is getting colder and the wind's been a bit wild this week, but here in Elm class we're still beavering away.

We're still swimming for a couple more weeks, enjoying our PE lessons and going outside for Forest Schools so we're still as active as ever!

In maths, we're continuing…

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Posted by /blog/category/elm-class on 22 September 2018

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Friday 14th Septemeber 2018

After a busy first week, we are well and truly settled in Elm class. We're having our swimming lessons on a Tuesday morning at the moment and enjoying them immensely!

We are carrying on with our Viking topic and are basing our guided reading sessions around them so we have extra opportunities…

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Posted by /blog/category/elm-class on 14 September 2018

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Elm's First Week Back!

Hello from the new Elm class! We're a little bigger than last year's class but we've managed to squeeze into our newly decorated classroom! Mrs Tillson and Mrs Gurney are still here and we've been joined by Mrs Natriss.

For our topic, we are finding out about Space and 'Going into the…

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Posted by /blog/category/elm-class on 7 September 2018

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Friday 13 July 2018

Well, this is the last blog post we'll write as Elm class! We're sad to leave Mrs Tillson after 2 years, but we're looking forward to Miss Robson being our new teacher and excited to be year 6!

Mrs Mason took us for 'The Great Forest Bakeoff!' on Wednesday. We made cupcakes and a birthday cake…

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Posted by /blog/category/elm-class on 13 July 2018

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Friday 6th July 2018

What a week! Elm class is flying! Today we've been down to greet the Tall Ships coming into Whitby. We stood and watched while we waved our flags, then went to the park on the way home.

This afternoon, we have performed our play, 'Dragon Days' for the last time. All the upper key stage 2…

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Posted by /blog/category/elm-class on 6 July 2018

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Friday 29th June 2018

This week, we've had a very busy week practising our play and our song for the Family Celebration. We're looking forward to both of them. Miss Taylor and Mrs Gurney are very impressed with us all! Although we're off to welcome the Tall Ships in next week, we'll be back in time for the…

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Posted by /blog/category/elm-class on 29 June 2018

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Friday 22nd June 2018

This week, we've been working very hard on our assessments and practising for our Family Celebration and Dragon Days. Miss Robson says it's all coming along very nicely and you have a super performance to look forward to!

Our sunflower looks a little healthier this week and Mrs Gurney is most…

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Posted by /blog/category/elm-class on 22 June 2018

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Latest News

6 September 2018

School Meal Changes

Please find below some small, but beneficial changes to our school meal prices and system.
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!