Week beginning 20th November

This week we have problem solving using 3D shapes.Using a selection of pyramids, cones, cubes, cylinders and spheres the children attempted to build the tallest tower they could.After experimenting in groups they considered the questions: 

Which shapes are best to build with?

Which shapes…

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Posted by /blog/category/holly-class/page:3 on 23 November 2017

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Week beginning 13th November

We are continuing to work on the properties of shape this week in maths and are striving  hard to name and identify 3D shapes in the environment.We sorted the objects the children brought in from home into their relevant shapes.

In literacy this week we have been writing a…

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Posted by /blog/category/holly-class/page:3 on 16 November 2017

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Week beginning 6th November 2017

This week we have been looking at the properties of 2D shapes.We have discussed and reasoned about similarities and differences between shapes.For example:

What is the same about a rectangle and square? What is different?

Look at the circle, square and triangle which is the odd one out?…

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Posted by /blog/category/holly-class/page:3 on 9 November 2017

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Week beginning 30th October 2017

This week in science we have been testing the properties of different materials to see if they bend and discussing why this is necessary for their particular use.The items included a straw, a table, a spoon, a tape measure and an elastic band.We tested each item and recorded our results in a…

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Posted by /blog/category/holly-class/page:3 on 2 November 2017

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Week beginning 16th October 2017

Forest schools with Mrs Mason has focused on the story of ' Stick Man ' by Julia Donaldson. The children listened to the story in the woods and collected sticks and autumn leaves in order to make their own stick man.They lashed the sticks together using elastic bands which is the first stage of…

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Posted by /blog/category/holly-class/page:3 on 19 October 2017

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Week beginning 2nd October 2017

This week we have been working on familiarising ourselves with magical stories, concentrating on the magical object in the story, the character who is given or finds the magical object and the character who gives someone the magic object.We have then used all these ideas in some freeze-framing…

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Posted by /blog/category/holly-class/page:3 on 5 October 2017

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Week beginning 25th September 2017

This week we have been finishing our endings for the 'The Magic Porridge Pot' and are now beginning to work on a plan for our own magical stories.Our county librarian Shelia Sylvester will share magical stories with the children using her animated style and we will read some extracts from classic…

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Posted by /blog/category/holly-class/page:3 on 28 September 2017

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Week Beginning 18th September

This week we have been lucky enough to take part in a puppet workshop. The children thoroughly enjoyed acting out the stories of 'Little Red Riding Hood' and 'The Three Little Pigs' using puppets, inventing their own actions and voices.

In maths this week we have been using the…

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Posted by /blog/category/holly-class/page:3 on 21 September 2017

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Week beginning 11th September 2017

This week we have been very busy reading and writing about the traditional tale  'The Magic Porridge Pot'. The children have made up actions to help them remember the story and then identified pictures from the beginning, middle and end.They have written sentences to go with the pictures using…

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Posted by /blog/category/holly-class/page:3 on 15 September 2017

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Week beginning 6th September 2017

Welcome back everyone! We hope you have had a restful and enjoyable break with your families over the summer.The children have all settled well into Holly Class and are getting used to the new routines. We have been very impressed with the standard of work they are producing and how enthusiastic…

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Posted by /blog/category/holly-class/page:3 on 8 September 2017

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Week beginning 3rd July 2017

Another exciting week in Holly Class as we set off to the Danby Moors Centre with Beech Class on Monday.The trip was based around the story of 'The Woodlings and the Wish Dragon' and was full of exciting activities from the minute we arrived!

Holly class went inside first with a lady called…

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Posted by /blog/category/holly-class/page:3 on 5 July 2017

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Week beginning 19th June

It has been a lovely, exciting week in Holly class!! Not only have we welcomed Jonathan a new member of Holly class but we have been lucky enough to go on two class trips!

On Tuesday morning we all went to the library and met Heather. She explained to the children how to use the library, where…

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Posted by /blog/category/holly-class/page:3 on 22 June 2017

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Primary PE and School Sport Update 2018-2019.

Please find below a report from Mr Hopper of Caedmon College Whitby outlining some of the primary sporting activities Stakesby have been involved in so far this year.
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School Meal Changes

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