Global Learning

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 […]

Y4 Buddhism Visitor

This week Y4 were visited by Srivati from The Still Living Buddhist Centre in Walkley. She added to our learning so far about Buddhism, reminding us of the story of the Buddha, along with many aspects of the daily life of Buddhists. We finished with a non-denominational meditation session, that you can see from the […]

Y4 Natural Balms

Taking inspiration from stories of some of the people of the Amazon Rainforest, Y4 created a balm useful as a remedy for insect bites and stings from plantain (the grass not the fruit), olive oil and beeswax. We boiled the oil, then added the plantain and simmered for another 10 minutes, then we strained the […]

Y3 to Weston Park Museum

It was amazing to take the Year 3 children  out on their second trip of the year.  This time we took the double decker to Weston Park Museum. Here we got a special chance to meet not one but two Egyptian mummies which really helped us to understand more about the mummification process that we […]

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.

Autumn Term Week Seven

One World Week. The children started the week by looking at a map of the world and finding out where different children in the class and their families come from and if they have any connections to other countries. They also played with toys that children in different countries may have. Fun in the rain, […]