Year 6

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.

Y6 Netball Festival

On Friday 22nd March, the Y6 Netball team played in the Westbourne U11 Netball Festival based at Ponds Forge. The team did extremely well, winning two of their matches and drawing the last. Finishing third overall, their teamwork and determination was a delight to see – well done everyone! Thanks again to all of the […]

Y6 – Science – Light and Seeing

In Science this half term, Y6 have been learning about light and seeing. Children have learnt about the physics of how light travels, reflects, refracts and creates shadows of varying sizes as well as the biology of how the human eye works. To see the physics in actions, pupils engaged in practical activities to demonstrate […]

Y6 Netball Tournament

On Saturday 24th February, the Y6 Netball team played their very first matches at the U11 SFSS Tournament based at the Sheffield Girls High School. To say it was the first time they had all played together as a team, they did extremely well, winning many of their seven matches and finishing fourth in their […]

Y6 – Computing – Scratch Platform Games

In Computing, Year 6 have been creating platform games using the block-based programming language Scratch. These games challenged children to use operators, variables, broadcasts and control blocks and are an excellent example creativity. Some examples are included below for your enjoyment. Megan’s Mushroom Madness The Chicken Game (by Daniel) If you have enjoyed this small […]

Y6 – DT – Shelter Design and Construction

In our Design and Technology lessons, Year 6 have completed a T.A.S.C project to build strong structures. Children were tasked with building a structure, with a pitched roof, which could bear he maximum load under compression when loaded from above. Children began by using paper to explore which shapes were strong and how they could […]

Y6 Athletics Team

After successfully winning two rounds of heats, we are very proud of our Y6 Athletics team who finished 4th in the Sheffield City Finals. The team were a credit to the school in how the approached the competition, supporting each other and working well as a group.

Science Book Awards 2024

Thank you to all the children in Y6 who reviewed one or more of the shortlisted books for this year’s Royal Society Science Book of the Year Award. Our final ratings have been decided and our feedback has been sent to the Royal Society to help them crown a winner.

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.