Holywell Primary and Nursery School

Year 5, The next J K Rowling?

   Year 5 have been writing their own books during the term. They have all based their stories on an alien life form and have targeted the KS1 audience. After much planning, writing, editing and re-editing, the books were ready to be published.    Each author has recieved a copy...
Posted On 02 Apr 2018
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Lillian’s Space Cake

What a treat!   The lovely Lillian treated her class to a wonderful suprise.   Lillian is well known for her art skills and amazed us all with this fantastic cake.  Victoria sponge, cream, strawberry jam and delicious icing. WOW!               ...
Posted On 02 Apr 2018
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YEAR 5 VISIT THE NATIONAL SPACE CENTRE IN LEICESTER

With six interactive galleries, the UK’s largest planetarium, unique 3D Simulator Experience and the iconic 42m high Rocket Tower, the award-winning National Space Centre is an out of this world experience. Upon arrival, each group made their way around: Rocket Tower As you...
Posted On 02 Apr 2018
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Rocking Rockets Open Day

Year 5 parents and pupils got the chance to link our space and science topics when we investigated rockets. We all had a lot of fun as we made and flew a selection of exploding canisters, balloon rockets, space helicopters, stomp rockets, water rockets and wind powered cars. ...
Posted On 02 Apr 2018
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Ch Ch Ch Ch Changes

Reversible changes Evaporation and condensation are changes of state: evaporation involves a liquid changing to a gas condensation involves a gas changing to a liquid. Evaporation is the reason why damp clothes dry on a washing line. Condensation is the reason why windows become...
Posted On 02 Apr 2018
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Me and My Shadow

Sometimes objects can block light which means that no light is able to pass through that object. An object from which no light can pass through is called an opaque object. The easiest example is our body. Stand in the way of a beam of a light from a small torch. Ask someone to...
Posted On 02 Apr 2018
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Year 5 Solar System Drama

Year 5 have been studying space and our solar system.  The Solar System is made up of the Sun and all of the smaller objects that move around it. Apart from the Sun, the largest members of the Solar System are the eight major planets. Nearest the Sun are four fairly small, rocky...
Posted On 02 Apr 2018
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