Year 6

Tree Planting in Y1 and Y6

We had a wonderful collaborative afternoon on Thursday, with the Y1s and Y6s working together to plant 120 new trees up on the junior field. The Y6s were fantastic role models, and showed such kindness and consideration towards the Y1s, helping them to dig the holes and place each tree in carefully. We’ve planted the […]

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 […]

Make do and Mend

As part of our World War 2 topic, Y6 pupils have been practising their sewing skills. During the war, clothing was rationed and many families stretched their ration-coupons by repairing their existing clothing or exchanging their ration coupons for the raw materials to make new clothes. Inspired by the thought of repairing or reinvigorating an […]

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 […]

Computing: Micro:bit Radio Transmitters and Receivers

In Computing this half term, Year 6 have been exploring the different uses of the micro:bit. This powerful, portable, programmable computer has a range of functions; Year 6 have a been using them to send and receive Morse code messages to each other, in the same way a WW2 warship would have communicated with naval […]

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 […]