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Y5 Create Model Solar Systems

Y5 learnt about our solar system by creating a model representation of the planets, drawing each one to scale, before measuring out the correct distance from the sun for each planet. They then connected them together with string and fastened them to a tent peg. They sunk the peg into the field and then spread […]

Out and About with Y5

Y5 trekked out into the wilderness this week, on our Spring Walk. This adventurous hike into the wilds was supposed to conclude our “Out and About” learning journey, but our previous date had to be cancelled due to the weather becoming too extreme even for hardy Y5 pupils. The children followed a route around the […]

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 […]

Spring Term Citizenship Trophy Goes to…

Seren Smith of Y5P! Seren was awarded the trophy for her kind and supportive attitude when working with other learners, her happy and friendly demeanour and the hard work that she puts into her learning! Well done Seren!

Y5 Finish Their Journey “Out and About”

Y5 have just concluded their Learning Journey for the half term. Called “Out and About” this journey focuses on the geographical knowledge and skills required to interpret maps and understand the world around us. Check out our Celebration Assembly to learn more.

Y5/6 Bouldering Team Take Third in City Championship

The Dore Primary Bouldering team competed in the Sheffield City Championships last Friday and stormed home to a fantastic third place! This was a personal best for the school and showed the team’s great ability, but also determination and resilience. Special mention should go to Ben Taylor, who won a special award for not giving […]