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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Friday 16th March 2018

This week, we have written thank you letters to Barbara at the Co-Op for taking time out of her day to spend teaching us about Fairtrade products from the Co-op.

In maths, we have been problem solving decimals, fractions and their equivalents, and assessing so that Mrs Tillson can see our…

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Posted by /blog/category/elm-class on 16 March 2018

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Friday 9th March 2018

We've been working on a war-themed piece of story writing this week and have watched the animation of 'Beyond the Lines' provoking much discussion and emotion. We are also watching Mister Tom alongside passages from the book. We are all really enjoying the film, Mrs Gurney especially!

In maths,…

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

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Friday 23rd February.

 

Although delighted to be back to our learning, our World War 2 History topic has taken a more sombre turn this week as we learn (in an age-appropriate way) about The Holocaust. We are respectfully learning about the events of The Holocaust and the lessons learned by it. Many of us have gone…

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

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Friday 9th February 2018

After such a busy half-term, we are very ready for a break! We have not slowed the pace of learning in this short term, so hopefully, we'll come back fully recharged and ready to continue our learning journey. 

On Monday, we visited Eden Camp as part of our learning for our World War 2 topic.…

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Friday 2nd February 2018

We have been problem-solving in maths and learning about equal fractions. We understand what a numerator and a denominator are and how to simplify a fraction.

In computing, we are learning about spreadsheets. We can now create a basic calculation formula and this week we learned about the SUM…

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Posted by /blog/category/elm-class on 2 February 2018

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Friday 26th January 2018

Half of Elm class have been out with Mr Bates this week trying out our new emergency shelter and the other half will go out next week. We had a great time with our Great Forest Bake-off, even if we did get a little muddy!

In maths, we have been continuing our learning in statistics by…

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

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Friday 19th January 2018.

What an interesting week we have had!

As part of our World War Two topic, this week, we have been doing some internet research on evacuees and watching videos of their stories. Some of us have great-grandparents who were in the war, and while it's a fascinating topic for us, it's hard for us to…

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

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Friday 12th January 2018

Elm class have got off to a flying start this year! We have come back well rested, free of all the winter coughs, colds and viruses and are raring to go!

This week, we have introduced our World War 2 topic. We looked at the timeline between the start and the end of the war, how it started and…

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Posted by /blog/category/elm-class on 12 January 2018

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Friday 22nd December 2017

As our first term in Elm class draws to a close, we would all like to wish you a very merry Christmas and a happy, healthy New Year! 

We have been busy this week with our Christmas service in St. Hilda's Chuch, having our Christmas party, going to the cinema, and making cards and calendars for…

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Posted by /blog/category/elm-class on 21 December 2017

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Latest News

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!
20 April 2018

Summer Term 2018

Don't forget to check the 'What's Happening' and the first half-term summer clubs' letter that your child should have brought home today. Many thanks.
16 March 2018

Open Day 2018

We are proud to open the doors to our wonderful school so the community can share in our learning experiences.