Year 5

Battle of Hastings Comes to Y5

Y5 immersed themselves in their new learning journey, “Who Do We Think We Are: The Normans”, last week, when they re-enacted the Battle of Hastings on the school field. The children were split into opposing armies and learnt about the ways the Anglo-Saxon and Norman Armies would have been organised. Members of Y5 assumed key […]

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 […]

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 […]

Y5 Working On Handball Skills

Y5 have been learning about their new sport of Handball. The children began by learning the rules of this fast-paced sport as well as the basic skills of movement, passing and shooting. They have begun to develop their tactics by thinking about defensive and offensive formations and how to “break” from one to another. With […]