Monday 9th July 2018

Last week we were lucky enough to go to Beamish Museum on Thursday AND join in the celebrations for the Captain Cook Festival right here in Whitby on Friday. Below are just a few of our Beamish pictures to share with you.

 

 

 

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Posted by /blog/category/maple-class on 9 July 2018

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Wednesday 4th July 2018

World Cup fever rages on in Maple Class as we continue with our projects. Our imovies are now finished and we are trying to arrange a time to share them with Year 6. In maths, we have gone football crazy with lots of code breaking activities and footy related problems to solve. We have even begun…

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Posted by /blog/category/maple-class on 4 July 2018

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Tuesday 19th June 2018

It feels like the whole school has caught football fever this week! We are all loving the excitement of the World Cup which started last week in Russia. Many of the classes have begun World Cup projects. In Maple Class, we have each drawn a team to support and research for our projects. We have…

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Posted by /blog/category/maple-class on 19 June 2018

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Tuesday 12th June 2018

For the last couple of weeks we have been taking our learning in Maths outdoors! We have been making the most of our wonderful outdoor areas and the good weather to explore angles and lines. Last week we used the compass to explore turns and used the playground chalks to draw shapes and identify…

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

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Wednesday 6th June 2018

Today we went to visit our new teacher in the year 4 classroom! The class were very excited and all keen to impress their new teacher, Miss Saville. Maple Class will be spending every Wednesday morning with their new teacher so that they all get to know each other really well before moving up to…

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Posted by /blog/category/maple-class on 6 June 2018

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Wednesday 23rd May 2018

British Values...Democracy.at Stakesby

As part of our positive behaviour policy at Stakesby, classes can work together to try and win the ‘Termly Treat’. Each child works hard in school to earn house points, or as we call them, ‘Stakesby Stars’, which they write their name and class on.

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Posted by /blog/category/maple-class on 23 May 2018

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Wednesday 16th May 2018

As last half term we won the school's 'Termly Treat' for getting lots of Stakesby Stars, we are looking forward to next week as we will be having our treat! It has taken us a while to think of the different things we might like to do and vote for our favourite. Next week we will be having a games…

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Posted by /blog/category/maple-class on 16 May 2018

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Wednesday 2nd May 2018

We have continued to explore our History topic this week by creating timelines from the Stone Age to the Iron Age. To help us understand how a timeline works, Mrs Leather asked us to sort ourselves into a line with the oldest first and the youngest at the end. Eventually, we managed to sort…

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Posted by /blog/category/maple-class on 2 May 2018

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Wednesday 25th April 2018

The improvement in the weather is making everyone smile this week. The sunshine is really helping us to make the most of our Forest Schools lessons with Mr Bates. We had a great time this morning exploring our school wood and wildlife areas. In class, we have begun to look back in History to Stone…

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Posted by /blog/category/maple-class on 25 April 2018

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Wednesday 14th March 2018

Next week, our school will be holding an Open Day. On that day, our familes are invited to come and join us in lessons to see the type of things that we get up to each day in school. There is a buzz of excitement about the school this week as we are all sharing ideas and getting ready for the Open…

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Posted by /blog/category/maple-class on 14 March 2018

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Tuesday 6th March 2018

This week we have been completing our Greek myths. We are very proud of them and are hoping to see some of them up on our writing wall. In Maths, we have been converting analogue time into digital this week and solving time problems. Some of the problems are really making us think! In Geography,…

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Posted by /blog/category/maple-class on 6 March 2018

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Tuesday 27th February 2018

This week we are looking forward to World Book Day which we will be celebrating in school on Thursday. We have been busy designing our own comic strips in school. In our comprehension lesson, we read about the origins of World Book Day and why it is important. We were shocked to discover that in…

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Posted by /blog/category/maple-class on 27 February 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!