To finish our Ancient Egypt learning journey, Year 3 have been composing soundtracks for the myths they have written. First, we listened to the soundtrack to the Mummy film and discussed the mood, tempo, pitch and other dynamics. We then made artistic responses to the different sections of the piece. We filmed this to make […]
Yesterday, the children used their written instructions to help them make jam sandwiches fit for the Queen’s Jubilee! They practised cooking skills such as cutting and spreading and did a great job of following their instructions accurately! Some even used adverbs to really help them!
We’ve had an action packed and enjoyable Spring 2 half term. The children have definitely earned their break with all their hard work and super learning progress. This is a very full update but we will aim after the holidays to update you with more regular smaller posts. If you notice your child isn’t featured […]
This term, the children have enjoyed reading Supertato and have now written their own Superhero story! We wrote a first draft in our learning books, edited them and we are now writing them up neatly in our very own books! The children will be bringing these home at the end of the week for you […]
This term our learning journey is called ’How far I’ll go’ – in which we learn more about our place in the world! So far we have learnt lots about the countries that make up the United Kingdom, including sharing ones we have visited, and the ones we would like to visit one day! Take […]
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 […]
Over several weeks, our creative Y4s produced their own portal stories. We looked at some great examples for inspiration, including The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe, Journey, and The Phantom Tollbooth, discovering that many of these stories start with a child living a boring life. We wrote this part of our stories, then found […]
In Y2 we have been learning about the plague in London in 1665, and comparing it to Covid-19. Did you know that people with the plague also had to isolate? They would put a Red Cross on their door. The medicines used were very different, children can you remember some of the strange things people […]