14 September 2018

Beach Schools!

We are so fortunate to have the beach in such close proximity to our school. Over the past couple of weeks, Maple class have enjoyed using this fantastic learning resource to enhance their learning. We have covered many aspects of the curriculum, including art, team work, problem-solving as well…

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10 September 2018

First Week Back!

Welcome back!

We have had a great first week back at school in our new class!

This week has been a really busy one. We have found out about the rules and routines in Key Stage 2 and have already got stuck into exciting challenges in Year 3. 

On Wednesday we went to Whitby beach for our…

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9 July 2018

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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4 July 2018

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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19 June 2018

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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12 June 2018

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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6 June 2018

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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23 May 2018

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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16 May 2018

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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2 May 2018

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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25 April 2018

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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14 March 2018

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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