Holywell Primary and Nursery School

Year 1 Explore Shadows

Year 1 have been exploring light and dark as part of Science.  The children had great fun today finding out how shadows are made by the sun, torches and other light sources.  They even put on a Shadow Puppet Show!
Posted On 14 Feb 2019
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Ping and Pong visit Year 1!

In science, we have been learning about animals, including pets and how to look after them.  We were very lucky this week to have Ping and Pong the guinea pigs visit us.  We had to be very quiet so as not to scare them!
Posted On 27 Oct 2018
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Year 1 Church Visit

Year 1 were very lucky to be invited to visit St Chad’s church in Rubery.  We had a lovely walk there and back and were welcomed by Reverend Claire and Reverend Sean when we got there.  We found out lots of interesting facts about the church, took turns at ringing the bells...
Posted On 24 Oct 2018
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1PS Forest School

1PS have loved Forest School this half-term.  We went on a Gruffalo walk, played hide and seek, worked with tools, made some beautiful woodland art and had a great fire and toasted marshmallows to make chocolate biscuit smores.  We were very lucky one week when Marcus brought us...
Posted On 24 Oct 2018
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Continuous Provision in Year 1

To help the children have a smooth transition from Reception to Year 1, we have been having continuous provision in Year 1.  Many of the areas the children had in Reception are present in the classroom and we even have our own Outdoor Area!  The children have really enjoyed our...
Posted On 04 Oct 2018
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Reception Teddy Bears’ Picnic

Reception had a wonderful time on their Teddy Bears’ Picnic.  We joined Coppice, Beaconside and Lickey Hills Primary Schools for a lovely picnic and lots of fun games on the field at Lickey Hills Primary.
Posted On 13 Jul 2018
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RPS Sport Challenges

RPS have been really challenging themselves in PE this term.  We have undertaken a number of tennis, ball, bean bag, running and hoop challenges to push ourselves and hone our skills in preparation for Sports Day.
Posted On 26 Jun 2018
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RPS Father’s Day Football Wow!

Thank you to all the dads, step dads and granddads who were able to join us for a lovely morning.  The children all had a lovely time making football biscuits, players for the giant football pitch, football flags, world cup trophies, concertina players and football paintings.  We...
Posted On 24 Jun 2018
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RPS Art Week

RPS loved creating their transient art work for Art Week.  We found out what transient art was on the computer, chose and collected lots of different objects and materials and had lots of fun making our pictures!  
Posted On 17 Jun 2018
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RPS GymFest!

RPS really enjoyed using the wall bars, climbing equipment and ropes today as part of our half-term on Gymnastics skills.
Posted On 14 May 2018
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