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!

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22 March 2018


This week the Super Squirrels have been to work with the lovely community at Marton Court.  We had a fabulous time sharing stories and look forwards to our next visit when we will be decorating biscuits.

We have been reading the story of Jack and the Beanstalk. The Wise Owls have also made…

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8 March 2018

Julia Donaldson

We have been excitedly getting ready for World Book Day by learning about Julia Donadson and reading lots of her lovely books.  Some of us made gruffalo (apple) crumble with Mrs Johnson.  In the playdough we have models of the gruffalo by adding lots of resources to make his purple prickles and…

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22 February 2018

Chinese New Year

This week we have been learning about Chinese New Year.  We have watched a video clip about Abbie and her brother getting ready to celebrate the festival.

We have done dragon dances in PE and made 3d dragons in the outdoor area. 

We have also learnt the Chinese New Year song, "Kung…

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9 February 2018

Friday 9th February 2018

This week we have had a shape hunt! We discovered 2D shapes in our outdoor learning area and made some new 3D friends. We met Cindy Cylinder, Sophie Sphere, Colin Cuboid, Conner Cube and Terry Triangular Prism. We have also played shape bingo and Kim's game. Why don't you have a shape hunt at…

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25 January 2018


We have had a very exciting week investigating ice.  Outside we have worked with Mrs Parker to find out how we could get the animals out of the blocks of ice.  We have used a range of tools to find out which one is the most suitable.  We have also put water into Mrs Reid's freezer (in the school…

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18 January 2018


This week we have been talking about rain.  The children have learnt the story about Noah's Ark, and what happens when there is too much rain!

We have learnt a rap with actions to help us remember the story - why not ask your child to perform it for you!  We have also been learning to count…

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11 January 2018


Happy New Year everyone! We hope that you all had a lovely Christmas holiday and are feeling refreshed ready for the term ahead.  

This half term we looking at different types of weather and this week we have talked about 'wind'.  We have read "Mrs Mopples washing line" and "The wind blew." If…

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20 December 2017

20th December 2017

We had a wonderful Christmas party this week. The children came to school looking gorgeous in their party clothes and brough biscuits, sweets, cakes and crisps to share with their friends...how kind!

In the school hall we played musical bumps, musical statues, Christmas stations and pass the…

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15 December 2017

Posting our letters to Father Christmas!

Last week we all wrote a letter to Father Christmas. We practised writing our names and our ages and some of us wrote sentences while others had a go at cutting out pictures of the toys we would love to get for Christmas. 

On Friday we went to the post box to post our letters. Lots of Mummies,…

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14 December 2017

14th December 2017

We really enjoyed performing our Christmas play this week. It was called 'Santa needs help' and it helped us to understand all of our previous learning this term to do with people who help us. Santa has a very accident prone Christmas Eve and needs help from lots of different people. We dressed up…

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24 November 2017

Friday 24th November 2017

We are really excited that we are having some visitors to teach us next week. Some local police officers are coming to our class to teach us all about how they help people. 

Super Squirrels have already been doing some learning about the police so that we have a good idea what they are talking…

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