Year 5

Dore Democrats Visit The Lord Mayor

This week our Dore Democrats were lucky to be invited to see the Lord Mayor and Lady Mayoress of Sheffield in the mayor’s office.  Whilst there we had tea and got to ask them some questions about their role.

Year 5 Orienteering Competition

24 fabulous orienteers enjoyed a wonderful afternoon competing against a host of other schools at Birley Academy. We didn’t win in terms of the times. But we definitely won in terms of teamwork and friendship. The children worked in teams of 4. They could have any number of runners at a time. Most schools sent one […]

World Book Day 2024

Thursday 7th March was World Book Day and DPS celebrated in style! Children really embraced the theme of “Read Your Way!” deciding to dress up or come in comfy clothes. They, of course, brought in and shared a huge range of books. They had lots of opportunities to read: these on their own, with family members, […]

Year 5 – Narrative Writing – The Ridge

Linking with our geographical Learning Journey, Out and About, Year 5 have been writing narratives based on The Ridge. We first focused upon building an atmosphere of apprehension by describing the daunting setting and the characters body-language to represent his emotions. We then switched to use similar techniques to show Danny’s exhilaration as he tackled the […]

On the Last Day Before Christmas…

… my true love sent to me a fantastic whole-school assembly! Every child (and adult) in school came together in the junior hall to enjoy and join in with performances from the Junior Choir and the Y2 Nativity. This lovely event was completed with a full rendition of the 12 Days of Christmas, with each […]

KS2 Citizenship Awards

This week has seen the termly presentation of our ‘Citizenship Awards’. As the name suggests, these are given to children who have been great examples of living the school values of resilience, resourcefulness, creativity and kindness. As you can see from their faces, the recipients are rightly proud of their awards.

Santa Dash

As part of our commitment to promoting physical activity as part of a healthy lifestyle, our wonderful Year 6s organised the annual Dore Primary School Santa Dash. Children from across the juniors took part, completing a fun course around the school grounds. The course was well-marshalled by our Year 6s and participants were encouraged to […]