Holywell Primary and Nursery School

1WW visit to Smart Trees

We had a fantastic time when we went to Smart Trees! We had fun orienteering around the Christmas tree field to find the twelve days of Christmas, we went on a tractor ride around the fields, met some friendly reindeer, had fun on the adventure play ground and even met Father...

Julia Donaldson in Year 1

Year 1 are enjoying lots of books written by the wonderful author, Julia Donaldson. Blake in 1WW was lucky enough to see Julia Donaldson perform stories and rhymes in Birmingham and after the show Blake queued to see Julia and get one of his books signed. Blake mentioned that his...

Art Week in 1WW

We have had a wonderful art week in 1WW and created some amazing ocean art! We watched some video clips of sea creatures including those in the amazing Great Barrier Reef in Australia. We drew some sea animals in our sketch books before creating our final piece of artwork. We...

Year 1 Summer 2 Topic Map

summer 2 topic map for ws

Royal Wedding celebrations in Year 1!

We have had a wonderful day celebrating the royal wedding in year one. As you can see we have made some super royal crowns and flags. We enjoyed a royal wedding parade around the school and showed off our royal waves, bows and curtsies!    

Plant Investigations in 1WW

We have been getting outside and exploring the terrific trees and wonderful wild plants that grow around our school. We used a leaf identification sheet to work out the names of different trees and a wild plant sheet to identify the wild flowers we found. We now will be able to...

Rev’d Claire visits Year 1

This week Rev’d Claire came to visit us from St Chad’s Church. We talked about what Christians believe about God, heard a story and sang a song. We asked her some big questions about God and life. For example, did God make the dinosaurs? Why did Jesus die? How old is God? We all...

Year 1 Make Peg Dolls

Year 1 have had great fun making their own peg dolls this week. Children in Victorian Times would have done this using old clothes pegs – some of us still enjoy making these at home today!

1WW’s Den Building

1WW have had great fun in forest school today building dens! We used long sticks and different types of materials to create shelters. We sat around the campfire and enjoyed hot chocolate and biscuits!