Holywell Primary and Nursery School

Ogden Physicist of the Year

Well done to Ellie, in 6RW, who has been chosen as this year’s Ogden Physicist of the Year. Ellie is a fantastic budding scientist! I’ll let Ellie explain the awards evening… on Thursday 23rd June, i went to Birmingham University to collect my award for...
Posted On 15 Jul 2016
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Year 6 Residential

Last week, Year 6 went on their residential trip to Blackwell Adventure. They all had an amazing time, and took part in a variety of activities, such as: climbing, abseiling, the giant zip line, team building and tree top adventures! On the evenings, there was time for swimming...
Posted On 14 Jun 2016
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Bikeability

Year 4 and Year 6 children have been learning how to stay safe on their bicycles. Some year 4 pupils completed their level 1 certificate in cycle safety, and Year 6 pupils had the chance to also complete level 2. Level 2 involves the children learning how to ride safely on local...
Posted On 05 Jun 2016
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Year 6 Food Wow!

As part of their Mini-Masterchefs topic, year 6 recently presented a showcase events to parents. There were plays, activities and slide show presentations for parents to enjoy. Not to mention chocolates for sale! Thank you to everyone who supported our WOW event.
Posted On 04 May 2016
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Key Stage 2 Spellings

As part of the new National Curriculum, Key Stage 2 are now expected to spell certain common exception words by the end of Year 4 and Year 6. These words can be found here: YEAR 3 AND 4 & 5 AND 6 SPELLING WORD MATS They have also been added to your child’s class page on...
Posted On 15 Mar 2016
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Bullseye!

Year 6 had a great time this afternoon, taking part in an indoor archery session. They learned the basics needed to take part in archery sessions in the future, and some children were naturals from the start! We hope to have a go at more archery soon…  
Posted On 08 Feb 2016
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Year 6 Electricity Workshop

Dr. Watson came to visit Year 6 in an electricity science workshop.I bet you’re wondering about the lemon and potato? Well, we made a circuit with a lemon,potato,nails,switch,lamp,2 copper coins and 2~4 crocodile clips.We made a very bright switch at first, but then we...
Posted On 18 Nov 2015
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Surviving the Lickey Hills

Year 6 took their ‘Mission:Survive’ adventure one step further this week, by putting together all of the skills they have learned so far in this topic to the test at Lickey Hills Country Park. The day started by packing up everything we needed for the day. Everyone...
Posted On 10 Oct 2015
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Year 6 Trailblazers

Year 6 recently spent a day on the Waseley Hills. As well as story planning and maths games, the children also had a go at following a trail to unlock a secret message. This involved following clues relating to map reading, directions and orienteering. Although we were all tired...
Posted On 30 Sep 2015
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Year 6 Shelter Building and Orienteering

Year 6 kicked off their ‘Mission:Survive’ topic this week, and had a full, fun packed afternoon learning some key survival skills. The children had the chance to fine-tune their map reading skills on our advanced orienteering course, and also had to build a shelter...
Posted On 11 Sep 2015
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