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Pre-School Spring 1 Week 5 -10 on the sled

This week we have read the lovely story of 10 on a sled. The children loved counting all of the animals as they fell off the sled. We went in the hall and made our own sledge and snowy hills to slide down. They enjoyed moving like the different animals and practising their throwing and […]

Pre-School Spring 1 Week 4 – RSPB Big Garden Birdwatch

This week we are learning all about our garden birds and looking out for them in the school grounds. We went into the hall and used the apparatus as branches, trees and nests. We’ve been using the binoculars to see if we could spot any birds. We saw lots of magpies and pigeons! We’ve also […]

Pre-School Spring 1 Week 3 Chinese New Year

This week we are exploring the celebration of Chinese or Lunar New Year. We have learned the story about the animals racing across the river to set the order of the animals for the years. We learned that this year is the year of the rabbit. We have been learning how people celebrate Chinese New […]

UNICEF Rights Respecting Schools Award – Gold!

We are delighted to be able to share with you the news that we have been successfully reaccredited for the UNICEF Rights Respecting Schools Award at Gold level. The children and staff have worked hard to demonstrate how children’s rights are at the heart of everything we do at Dore. Well done everyone! We also […]

Pre-School Spring 1 Week 2- January Story

This week we have been continuing thinking about the months and seasons and the weather. As it’s been quite a wet week, we’ve been designing our own wellies. We’ve been having lots of fun in our new sandpit and enjoyed jumping in the muddy puddles. Enjoying the rain on their bikes and the sandpit The […]

Pre-School Spring 1 Week 1- January Story

Happy New Year! The children have settled straight back into Pre-School and have been enjoying exploring indoors and outdoors. They were keen to talk about their holidays and what they had got for Christmas. Quite a few children told us they had been on holiday to the seaside! We have been talking about our wishes […]

Pre-School Autumn 2 Week 6 and 7 – Christmas!

Have a look at some of the exciting things we’ve been doing to get ready for Christmas. We’ve learned the story of St Nicolas and the Christian nativity story. We’ve been making St Nicolas, Christmas decorations and cards. We’ve loved exploring the ice outside and we went on a walk to the local church. We […]

Pre School Autumn 2 Week 4 Diwali

This week we have been learning about how Hindus celebrate Diwali. We did some drama on the story of Rama and Sita, made lanterns and used mehndi and rangoli patterns. We made some rangoli patterns using paint and numicon. The children are really getting into the story of Rama and Sita and wanted to re-tell […]

Pre School Autumn 2 Week 3 Hedgehogs

This week we listened to the story ‘Any Room for me?’ where a man drops his glove and lots of animals make their home in his glove. We have been thinking about how we all have the right to a home and what kind of homes different animals have. We enjoyed making homes for hedgehogs […]