Holywell Primary and Nursery School

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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Reception Celebrate Chinese New Year!

We had great fun at school celebrating Chinese new year.  We learned all about the Chinese Zodiac Story and found out when Chinese New Year is celebrated and how it is celebrated.  We discovered that there are parades with dragon dancing and children receive money in red...
Posted On 11 Feb 2019
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Support our Local Library!

This week Reception visited Rubery Library.  Helen and Pat welcomed us and showed us around.  We found out about all the services that the library offer.  We were very sad to hear that the library is under threat of closure.  We would love to continue to support them by visiting...
Posted On 23 Jan 2019
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Bread

We have been reading and role-playing the story of the Little Red Hen.  No one helped her make the bread, but we all worked together to make some tasty bread ourselves! We made three different types of bread.  Cinnamon and Raisin, Mixed Herb and Wholemeal.  We looked carefully at...
Posted On 16 Jan 2019
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Fun with Puppets

As an introduction to our new text ‘Pinocchio’, Year 1 have been looking at different types of puppets. We brought in some of our favourites from home. There were shadow puppets, glove and finger puppets as well as marionette puppets like Pinocchio.                   ...
Posted On 16 Apr 2018
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Investigating Shadows in 1WW

We have had great fun creating our own shadow puppets and our own shadow theatres!
Posted On 01 Mar 2018
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World Book Day in Year 1

Everyone looked fantastic in their World Book Day Costumes today!
Posted On 01 Mar 2018
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Is anybody out there?

After reading ‘The Way Back Home’ by Oliver Jeffers in English and seeing the walkie talkie the Martian sent the boy in the story, we decided to make our own string telephones. we had great fun investigating how they worked.  .
Posted On 13 Feb 2018
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