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 Mrs Brown on 21 September 2017

Category: Holly Class

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 Mrs Brown on 15 September 2017

Category: Holly Class

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 Mrs Brown on 8 September 2017

Category: Holly Class

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 Mrs Brown on 5 July 2017

Category: Holly Class

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 Mrs Brown on 22 June 2017

Category: Holly Class

Week beginning 15/05/17

This week has been a very active week for Holly class involving both swimming and forest schools.Mrs Gallon informs me that the children are enjoying their swimming lessons and growing in confidence each week! Mr Bates was particularly impressed this week week with Ellie O'Connor , because she…

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Posted by Mrs Brown on 17 May 2017

Category: Holly Class

Week beginning 2nd May 2017

In science this half term we are looking at plants, the different types of plants, what plants need to grow and the structure of a plant.We looked at 'wild plants' ( often known as weeds) and clarified that these are flowers that are not planted or looked after but that grow wherever they land. We…

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Posted by Mrs Brown on 4 May 2017

Category: Holly Class

Week beginning 25th April

Welcome back everyone we hope you had a restful and chocolate filled Easter break!

The children have come back refreshed and ready to work and we look forward to a busy and productive Summer term.

On Wednesday we visited St Hilda's Church to learn about Christianity and the importance and…

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Posted by Mrs Brown on 28 April 2017

Category: Holly Class

Week beginning 3rd April 2017

This week has been a busy and varied week at school. The children have had great fun following clues to find Easter eggs in the school woods during our Easter egg hunt.Unfortunately our camera ran out of battery right at the moment we discovered the eggs so no chocolate stained faces to share i'm…

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Posted by Mrs Brown on 6 April 2017

Category: Holly Class

Week beginning 27th March 2017

This week we have been doing end of term progress tests with the children.They have all worked to the best of their ability and tackled each one with enthusiasm. Mrs Gallon and I are very proud of all the children and the progress they are making.They will all be ready for a well deserved rest in…

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Posted by Mrs Brown on 30 March 2017

Category: Holly Class

Week beginning 13th March

As planned this week we have celebrated our wonderful monster poems by sharing them with the whole class.The children commented positively on one an other's poems and picked out something they particularly liked.We are now moving on to writing stories based on the 'Three Billy Goats Gruff' and…

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Posted by Mrs Brown on 15 March 2017

Category: Holly Class

Week beginning 6th March

This week each child has designed their own monster with special features.These features have been described by using adjectives in a list poem.The children's designs and poetry will be displayed in a class big book and they will share their poems with the class to celebrate the work they have…

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Posted by Mrs Brown on 7 March 2017

Category: Holly Class

Week beginning 27th February 2017 (World Book Day)

We have had a fun packed day today for 'World Book Day'!Thank you for all the wonderful costumes! The children have thoroughly enjoyed looking at the characters and deciding which stories they have come from.It was lovely to see parents attending our 'Book and a biscuit session' and sharing…

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Posted by Mrs Brown on 1 March 2017

Category: Holly Class

Week beginning 13th February 2017

This week we have been very busy practically halving and quartering, quantities.The children have used halving mats and shared out apparatus to find half, enabling them to see that half is one of two equal parts of a quantity.

We have continued writing our own list poems this week.…

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Posted by Mrs Brown on 14 February 2017

Category: Holly Class

Week beginning 6th February 2017

This week we have been writing poetry based on the list poem 'The Brown Bear'.The children have looked at how a list sentence is punctuated with commas and the reason for this.They have chosen their own animal and generated adjectives to describe it using question prompts.They are now busy writing…

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Posted by Mrs Brown on 9 February 2017

Category: Holly Class

Week beginning 30th January 2017

This week has been 'National Story telling Week' and each class has spent time with another to read and share stories.Holly class met with Ash class and it was lovely to see the older children encouraging the younger ones and listening to them reading. 

In maths we are now moving on to…

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Posted by Mrs Brown on 2 February 2017

Category: Holly Class

Week beginning 23rd January

Thank you to everyone who has sent in the research homework!!The children have enjoyed writing their non-chronological reports about their own pet this week and sharing all the funny things they get up too.If you haven't yet managed to get this homework done please send in as soon as…

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Posted by Mrs Brown on 26 January 2017

Category: Holly Class

Week Beginning 16th January

This week we have been busy writing our non-chronological reports about cats.The children have included lots of interesting facts in their reports and have amazed us with the information they have remembered!They have considered the most amazing fact they learnt and included this in a 'fact box'…

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Posted by Mrs Brown on 19 January 2017

Category: Holly Class

Week beginning 9th January 2017

Happy New Year to you all! We hope you had a lovely Christmas and enjoyed the holidays.

The children have come back to school ready to work and are eager to try all the new activities offered.In literacy we are looking at non-chronological reports and have been reading books,leaflets, holiday…

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Posted by Mrs Gurney on 12 January 2017

Category: Holly Class

Week beginning 5th December

 

This week the children have performed 'Christmas With The Aliens' for parents, carers, relatives and the rest of the school! We would like to thank everyone who came along to support the children, they were a real credit to everyone as they sang, spoke and acted with enthusiasm and…

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Posted by Mrs Brown on 8 December 2016

Category: Holly Class

Week Beginning 28th November

Christmas play rehersals have continued  as often as possible this week,using the stage and microphones! Despite a few technical issues all is going very well and you are all in for a treat next week! The costumes I have seen look fantastic so thank you to everyone!

Despite the Christmas…

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Posted by Mrs Brown on 1 December 2016

Category: Holly Class

Week beginning 21st November

This week we have continued to rehearse for the Christmas play.It is wonderful to see it coming together and the children are really enjoying their performance! Please continue to help your child learn their lines and we look forward with anticipation to seeing their costumes!!

Maths this week…

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Posted by Mrs Brown on 24 November 2016

Category: Holly Class

Week beginning 14th November

This week has seen the start of play rehearsals and already the children are beginning to know their lines! Well done to you all for practising with your child,  it makes such a difference due to the limited time we have in school and helps to make the children more confident in their…

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Posted by Mrs Brown on 17 November 2016

Category: Holly Class

Week beginning 7th November

On Friday 4th November we were very lucky to have a visit from Sara from explore Judaism UK. Each class had a workshop in which they learnt about an aspect of Judaism and our workshop was all about 'Shabbat'.The children sang in Hebrew and learnt the Shabbat greeting, dressing up and acting out…

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Posted by Mrs Brown on 10 November 2016

Category: Holly Class

Week beginning 31st October 2016

Welcome back everybody I hope you had a restful and enjoyable holiday!!

This week the children have had great fun exploring the school grounds during 'forest schools'.They had to recreate a picture they were given using natural objects and look at the lines,colours and patterns.

We have also…

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Posted by Mrs Brown on 3 November 2016

Category: Holly Class

Week beginning 17th October

This week we had great fun making and eating pizza!!This enabled us to write a more detailed recount of a first hand experience.The children on this occasion were expected to write more extended sentences using the conjunction 'and' while using time connectives more independently.…

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Posted by Mrs Gurney on 20 October 2016

Category: Holly Class

Week beginning 7th October

This week the children have continued to familiarise themselves with Numicon in a number of different ways.They built a number track to use for sequencing, used a feely bag to guess the number of the Numicon shape, played Numicon snakes and ladders.All these activities involved the children…

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Posted by Mrs Gurney on 12 October 2016

Category: Holly Class

Week beginning 3rd October

This week Holly class have enjoyed an informative Autumn walk in the brilliant October sunshine to stimulate writing a recount, whilst also observing seasonal changes.Our super photographs recording our walk have enabled the children to sequence their experience orally using new time connectives…

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Posted by Mrs Gurney on 6 October 2016

Category: Holly Class

Week beginning 26th September 2016

Our talk homework this week about the ending of 'The Enormous Turnip' has led to some fantastic talk partner work as we shared our ideas.These ideas included the turnip turning into a rocket and blasting to the moon and the old man winning a medal and trophy in a turnip growing competition.

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Posted by Mrs Gurney on 29 September 2016

Category: Holly Class

Holly Class week beginning 19/9/2016

This week we have been thinking about the characters in the 'Enormous Turnip' through hot seating.The children took on the role of a character and changed the characters reaction when they were asked to help.Liam took on the role of the mouse and when he was asked to help by the cat he said

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Posted by Mrs Gurney on 22 September 2016

Category: Holly Class

Holly Class w/b 12th September 2016

This week we have been reading the story of 'The Enormous Turnip' and rehearsing the sequence using talk for writing actions and adding some of our own ideas.We have also identified key events from the beginning ,middle and end of the story and written our own sentences about the different…

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Posted by Mrs Gurney on 13 September 2016

Category: Holly Class




Latest News

20 September 2017

Puppet Workshop 20.09.2017

The whole school enjoyed a puppet workshop with David today. We learned puppet techniques like how to speak without moving our mouths and how to hold and move our puppets. We also watched a short puppet show. We all thought it was brilliant!
20 September 2017

What's happening at Stakesby- Autumn Term 2017

Please find below dates up to the end of this term. We hope you will find this useful to help you to plan your time for the term. If you do need any further information please just let us know.
18 July 2017

Sports Day/Race For Life!