Holly Class school trips to Goathland and the Library

On Monday 18th June Holly class set off from school to walk down to Whitby railway station to catch the 10 am train to Goathland.The children were all very excited about their train ride and visit to Goathland school.We boarded the train and set off on our adventure.

After a…

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Posted by /blog/category/holly-class on 21 June 2018

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Phonics Screening

This week the children have all done their Year 1 phonics screening test for which we have been preparing all year. It has made us very proud to see how hard the children have worked and how much progress they have made. All of the children have given 100% effort and we could not have asked for…

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Posted by /blog/category/holly-class on 12 June 2018

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Sponsored read and Fund Raiser

Our Holly Class fund raising afternoon was a great success.Thank you so much to you all for sponsoring your children to read and for all the generous donations we have recieved.It was lovely to see the parents who could attend sharing stories with their children and it was clear the children were…

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Posted by /blog/category/holly-class on 24 May 2018

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Week beginning 23rd April 2018

This week we have been working hard on our gingerbread man stories.The children have recalled and recorded the traditional story as preparation to innovate the original version with their own ideas next week.Please look in your childs book bag for some talk homework, which will help your child to…

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Posted by /blog/category/holly-class on 30 April 2018

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Open Day

We had a wonderful open day on Wednesday and the children enjoyed lots of Easter activities including making Easter baskets and Easter nests.Thank you to all the parents who came into school to experience the learning opportunies afforded to their children and the rich extra curricular activities…

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Posted by /blog/category/holly-class on 22 March 2018

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Week beginning 12/03/18

This week we have been busy doing our assessments in all curriculum areas.The children have tackled the questions enthusiastically and worked to the best of their ability.We are very proud of them all! Well done to Isla who has worked particularly hard this week and is our Friday certificate…

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Posted by /blog/category/holly-class on 15 March 2018

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World Book Day

We have had a lovely day in Holly Class today, sharing the children's stories and looking at their wonderful costumes!! Well done to everyone who made such a fantastic effort.

All children that entered the book cover competition will find out about the winners in tomorrows celebration…

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Posted by /blog/category/holly-class on 8 March 2018

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Week beginning 19th February 2018

Welcome back everyone we hope you have had a restful and exciting half term holiday!!

We are currently working hard on writing list poems and will be producing our own poems about monsters.The poems are based on ' The Brown Bear 'and we have been generating adjectives with out talk partners to…

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Posted by /blog/category/holly-class on 22 February 2018

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Week beginning 22nd January

Another very focused and hard working week in Holly class!!

The children have been classifying and identifying features of animals this week recording what they have found out about mammals,reptiles, amphibians, fish and birds.They then sorted pictures of various animals into their  categories…

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Posted by /blog/category/holly-class on 25 January 2018

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Week beginning 15th January

Despite the wintery conditions the children have continued to work their socks off this week!!

We have been completing our non-chronological reports about cats and it is quite amazing to see how much progress has been made in both the quality and quantity of the writing the children are…

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

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Week beginning 9th January 2018

Happy New Year to you all! I hope you had a restful and enjoyable holiday with your families.

The children have been eagerly telling us what they did over Christmas and making New Years  resolutions such as keeping their bedrooms tidy.I wonder how long that will last?!!

In literacy this week…

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Posted by /blog/category/holly-class on 11 January 2018

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Christmas Build up!

Thank you to everyone for all your support over the past couple of weeks with costumes and the learning of words.I'm sure you all enjoyed the Christmas performance of 'Father Christmas and Uncle Holly'. We were very proud of all the children!!

The children are all very excited and have so much…

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Posted by /blog/category/holly-class on 14 December 2017

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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!