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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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/category/elm-class on 15 June 2018

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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/category/elm-class on 8 June 2018

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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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Friday 18th May 2018

Hi there- what a week!

This week, we have been told that we are producing a play with year 6, so we are very excited about that! We have been learning our songs and we will be having auditions this week. Some of us are very hopeful for main speaking parts.

In literacy, we have been…

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Posted by /blog/category/elm-class on 20 May 2018

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Friday 27th April 2018

Elm's Superstar of the Week is Lexi, for a motivated approach to learning. Well done Lexi!

In literacy this week we have been report writing. We are designing and testing a trainer of our choice and after checking the features of a report, writing up the results. We are also working on our…

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Friday 20th April 2018

The lovely weather has lifted everyone's mood in Elm class and we're starting the summer term with a spring in our step and raring to go! We've welcomed Miss Taylor and we're trying our best to impress her.

We're finishing up our work on The Highwayman in literacy so we're excited to find out…

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Thursday 29th March 2018

You may have noticed that we are blogging a day early this week! We are breaking up for Easter today at 2pm. We are very excited about that! We have all worked our socks off this term and Mrs Tillson and Mrs Gurney are delighted with the progress our learning is making. 

Most of us have been…

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

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Friday 23rd March 2018

We are very excited by our new literacy topic this week- The Highwayman by Alfred Noyes. We have been learning about the poem and understanding the vocabulary, themes and figurative language.

We have been maths detectives this week! Using our investigative skills, we have been employing a…

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Posted by /blog/category/elm-class on 23 March 2018

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Latest News

20 June 2018

Job Vacancy-Academy Business Manager

An exciting new opportunity for a full-time Academy Business Manager has arisen at Stakesby.  (35 hours - 5 days. SP 27 - 31) Please feel free to call Mrs Nelson or Mrs Butler in the office for an informal chat. Visits to our wonderful school are welcomed. Note: This is a change to previous adverts - following a review of the role requirements, this is now a full-time post.
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!