Writing

Y1 – D&T making jam sandwiches!

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!

Y1 – English – Superhero stories!

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 […]

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 […]

Y4 Creative Writing – Portal Stories

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 […]

London in 1665

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 […]