Friday 18th January 2019

This week in Elm class we have been learning about WW2 in history and English. We have been learning about when children had to leave their mums and dads (called evacees).

 Our English is linked into our history which is World War 2 but it is called Rose Blanche.

In maths we are…

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Posted by /blog/category/elm-class on 18 January 2019

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Friday 11th January 2019

We are at the end of the first week back! it has been a fun and busy week. Out topic for the term is World War Two. In history we are learning about Hitler and Germany, we have used maps to locate countries that were involved in the war and labeled these on maps of Europe.

In literacy we are…

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Posted by /blog/category/elm-class on 11 January 2019

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The week before Christmas!

This will be our last post before we break up! We have lots to finish this week, our Alma work in literacy and our work on column multiplication and bus-stop method of division in maths. 

We will showcase our Scratch skills in computing for Mrs Gurney and tie up any loose ends in Forest Schools…

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Posted by /blog/category/elm-class on 15 December 2018

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Friday 7th December 2018

Hi there. 

It's our Christmas fair today so we're all very busy helping out and getting things sorted. It's a very busy time in Elm class at the moment. Our learning journeys continue at the same pace and intensity though, regardless of the Christmas festivities.

In maths, we're looking at…

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Posted by /blog/category/elm-class on 7 December 2018

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Thursday 29th November 2018

Here we are in our Christmas jumpers, excited by the prospect of a day off tomorrow! Don't worry, we will be back to chronicling  to our usual  busy learning adventures next week.

Our Star of the Week this week is Stuart. Well done Stuart!

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Posted by /blog/category/elm-class on 29 November 2018

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Friday 23rd November 2018

Lots of children in Elm class have attended a club this week. Cricket, Football, Bookworms and Homework club are some that we have attended. As well as lots of after-school clubs in our own time, we are a busy bunch!

The choir have been working with Mr Gunning a lot this week too. That involves…

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Posted by /blog/category/elm-class on 22 November 2018

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Friday 16th November 2018

Hi there.

As predicted, our cinema trip was a big hit. We really enjoyed 'The man who invented Christmas' and as always, we were a polite and considerate audience.

In literacy, we have started work on Alma, the story of a young girl who alone, enters a shop full of dolls that intrigue her.…

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Posted by /blog/category/elm-class on 15 November 2018

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Friday 9th November 2018

A huge welcome back from Elm class! We're all rested and raring to go for our new term where we'll be here every week blogging our learning adventures.

In Literacy, we're carrying on with our work with Bradley in 'There's a boy in the girls' bathroom' by writing our own stories with a…

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Posted by /blog/category/elm-class on 9 November 2018

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Friday 26th October 2018

We're at the end of our first half term as Elm 2019! Mrs Tillson and Mrs Gurney are delighted with our progress so far this year and are confident it will continue!

Our Superstars of this half term are Jodie and Alfie, so they have taken part in our special assembly this morning. Well done,…

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Posted by /blog/category/elm-class on 26 October 2018

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Friday 19th October 2018

Hello there!

Oak class have finished their swimming this week, but we're staying active in the form of gymnastics in PE.

We've finished off law and order in our Viking topic work by looking at the different types of punishments and the brutality of them. We've been very surprised by some of…

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Posted by /blog/category/elm-class on 19 October 2018

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Friday 5th October 2018

Hello there. This week in elm class, we're feeling better than the weather!

This week's Star of the Week is Lilah. Well done Lilah!

Our literacy focus at the moment is the book, 'There's a boy in the girls' bathroom.' We're looking at the characters Jeff and Bradley at the moment and…

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Posted by /blog/category/elm-class on 5 October 2018

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Friday 28th September 2018

You won't believe what a busy week we have had this week in Elm class!

The NSPCC came in to talk to us about keeping ourselves safe, acceptable and unacceptable behaviour and how to report anything that might happen to us that we feel isn't ok.

We also had a very enjoyable puppet workshop…

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Posted by /blog/category/elm-class on 28 September 2018

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Latest News

6 December 2018

Stakesby Uniform

6 September 2018

School Meal Changes

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