Holywell Primary and Nursery School

1HR enjoy Smores at Forest School

  This week 1HR collect firewood and baked marshmallows on the fire.  We really enjoyed our smores!
Posted On 22 Sep 2017
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Meerkat Mail

We have been reading the book Meerkat Mail by Emily Gravett.  We sequenced the story and then acted it out. Sunny told us all about his adventures around the world.  He taught us the names of the seven continents.  He had fun exploring Holywell!   We helped him write a...
Posted On 22 Sep 2017
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1HR’s First trip to Forest School this year!

Today we visited Forest School. We made bird feeders, we climbed trees, we used stakes and mallets, we dug holes and we went in the stream and got very muddy! At the end we had hot chocolate and biscuits and sang a song.  We had a lot of fun and cannot wait until next week...
Posted On 15 Sep 2017
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Year 1 enter the Space Dome!

Today Year 1 had a visit from Immersive Experiences.  We stepped inside the inflatable planetarium to learn all about the night sky.  We found out about stars and their constellations.  We also found out about all of the planets that surround the sun.  It was amazing! It was very...
Posted On 11 Jul 2017
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Woodland music Year 1

Last half term,Year 1 were visited by Nathan who came to write some nature inspired music with us. We used our senses to gather ideas and had a go at playing different instruments. Our favourite was the Djembe Drum!     .
Posted On 08 Jun 2017
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Year 1 Animal Mask Making

  As part of our ‘We’re Going to the Zoo’ topic, we have been designing, making and parading our own animal masks. We had such fun making them!
Posted On 08 Jun 2017
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Year 1 Authors

Year 1 have written and illustrated their own version of the classic book ‘Dear Zoo’ by Rod Campbell. Today we shared our stories with the children in Nursery who thoroughly enjoyed joining in with the repeating parts.   We’re looking forward to Nursery sharing...
Posted On 07 Apr 2017
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Teddytation in Year 1

Children in year 1 had the opportunity to be part of a Mindfulness workshop. The session was led by Rachel and Keelie from Mindful Beginnings, with support from our Mindfulness mentors. The sessions were designed to introduce children to the potential benefits of mindfulness in...
Posted On 29 Mar 2017
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Water, Water, Everywhere!

This week in maths we are learning about capacity.  We are learning to estimate and compare the capacity of lots of different containers.  This morning we were set a challenge to find a suitable cup for Mrs Smyth who was VERY thirsty!  We then had a race to see which container...
Posted On 13 Mar 2017
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