Holywell Primary and Nursery School

Let’s get physical!

Reception have enjoyed using the large apparatus this term.  We have practiced the skills of travelling, balancing, jumping and climbing.    
Posted On 20 May 2019
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The Tiny Seed

This week Reception have been reading The Tiny Seed by Eric Carle.  Look at all of the exciting things that we have been up to…  
Posted On 14 May 2019
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Smores!

This was our final visit to Forest School this term.  We enjoyed a spot of bird watching, looking for bugs, playing with the stakes and mallets, climbing tress and playing hide and seek.  But the best part was when we had a fire and ate smores! They were delicious.  We love...
Posted On 10 Apr 2019
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Umberslade Farm

Today we visited Umberslade Farm.  We had an amazing time!  We had the opportunity to hold guinea pigs, rats and rabbits. We fed alpacas, donkeys, goats and chickens.  We met Gary the guinea fowl.  We went on a tractor trailer ride and saw lots of newborn lambs.  Our favourite...
Posted On 03 Apr 2019
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Chick update!

All of the chicks have hatched and now have yellow fluffy feathers.  Did you know that the female chicks are darker? They have grown so much over the weekend!
Posted On 01 Apr 2019
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The chicks are here!

On Monday  Living Eggs delivered 10 eggs to our classroom.  On Tuesday we noticed that the ‘pipping’ had started.  We were very excited.  When we arrived at school on Wednesday three chicks had hatched!  One more hatched this morning when we were at school.  We...
Posted On 27 Mar 2019
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RRW Forest School

This week at Forest School RRW enjoyed climbing trees, looking for insects, making bird feeders and playing in the muddy stream among other things! We also looked at the new bird houses that have been put up in memory of Mr. Dodds. We love Forest School!  
Posted On 27 Mar 2019
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What’s the time Mr Wolf?

This week, Reception have been learning to tell the time to the hour.  We have been reading The Bad Tempered Ladybird by Eric Carle. We played treasure hunt in the playground matching the animals with the time that the ladybird visited them.  We even practiced telling the time at...
Posted On 27 Feb 2019
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RRW at Forest School

We had a wonderful time at Forest School this morning.  The weather was beautiful!  We talked about the change in the seasons and looked for signs of spring.  We noticed the buds on the tree, the catkins and the bluebells beginning to grow.  We spent time sitting in our own...
Posted On 27 Feb 2019
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Reception Reading Buddies

Every week Year 6 children come to listen to us read our books.  We have really enjoyed getting to know them and reading our books to them.  We are looking forward to the summer when we will be allowed to read outside!
Posted On 11 Feb 2019
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