Reading for Pleasure Challenge Winners

A huge well done to everyone who participated in our reading for pleasure challenges this half term, we were blown away by how much awesome reading took place across the school, and by how creative and resourceful the children have been in completing the different activities. From exciting new book covers, to whole stories written […]


The children did a great job today as fantastic readers, spotting split digraphs in the text and working together to find answers in the text. They had to be really resilient. They also had great fun challenging each other on their tricky words.

Dore Primary Reading Challenge 2022!

A HUGE well done to everybody who has been having a go at completing the reading challenges since half term. So many children have shared their awesome reading experiences so far and we can’t wait to celebrate how many children have managed to complete them all! You’ve got until the last week of term (deadline […]

Celebrating World Book Day With Y5

The Y5 classrooms were a mass of excited and well-dressed characters this morning, as the children showed off their amazing WBD costumes! There were a wide range of outfits from a great range of stimulating and exciting books! The children began the day with a whole-school assembly from Mrs Glossop, before sharing their costumes and […]

World Book Day 2022

What a wonderful day the Year 1s have had. Well done everybody for such an amazing effort! We were so lucky to read with the Y5s and produced some lovely writing based on the book ‘We’re going on a lion hunt’ by David Axtell.

The Book Jungle and The Magical World of Books are OPEN!

Dore Primary has always had a passion for reading for pleasure; our children enjoy books at school and at home, many being avid readers from an early age.  The two newly refurbished  rooms are the latest way for children to develop their love of reading and books further. A huge collaborative effort has resulted in […]