Health and Wellbeing

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 […]

Y3 Visit to Dore Church and The Village Greens Grocers

To celebrate the end of term and the Christmas season Year 3 visited Dore Church and The Village Greens Grocers. The trip also helped use with out Religious Education question ‘Has Christmas lost its true meaning?’ The Church look fabulously decorated ready for Christmas and the children enjoyed finding out about these Christian traditions. We […]

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 […]

Year 3 Healthy Walk

Last week, Year 3 set out on a healthy walk to Ecclesall Woods. We were looking for evidence of things that had been eaten (and the flap jacks didn’t count!). We used the evidence to think about the food chains that might exist in our local environment: producers, consumers, prey and predators. It was also […]

Year 3 – D&T – Fruity Flapjack

Throughout our ‘Fantastic Food and Brilliant Bodies’ learning journey we have talked about the importance of a healthy, balanced diet for fueling our bodies. As we were off on our first Year 3 Autumn walk in to the woods, we knew we would need a healthy snack. Working together we made a tray of fruity […]

Year 3 Science – Skeletons and Muscles

In our ‘Fantastic Food and Brilliant Bodies’ learning journey we have been busy learning all about how to keep our bodies and minds healthy. In Science, we have looked at how important our skeleton and muscles are for providing our bodies with support, protection and movement. We had a table challenge – half constructing the […]

Y4 Queen Elizabeth II Commemorative Art

To commemorate the passing of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, Year Four spent some time in Health and Wellbeing thinking about our feelings and emotions during the difficult and sad period of national mourning. We made links with our ‘Zones of Regulation’, which use colours to represent feelings. Then, in Art and Design, we used […]

Y4 Friendship Photos

To start the year, Y4 spent one of our first Health and Wellbeing lessons thinking about friendship, and what makes a great friend. We then went outside and took photos of our friendships in action.