Holywell Primary and Nursery School

Can we grow carrots from carrot heads?

We have prepared an experiment where the children cut the top off the carrots and put them in a shallow dish with some water. We want to see if we give the carrot some water, will it grow?       We talked about the water being the carrots food. We have put the carrots in the...
Posted On 14 Jan 2018
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Where does our food come from?

We began our new topic by talking about where our food comes from? The children discussed the question at the beginning of the week and came up from lots of foods that they think come from the ground.       Carrots, potatoes, eggs, lettuce, tomatoes, radishes, cucumber, beetroot....
Posted On 14 Jan 2018
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Amazing Christmas Performance

The children in Foundation Stage did an amazing job last week performing Mary’s Knitting. The Nursery children were the best sheep baaaa none! Reception children worked very hard being amazing actors, superb singers, dazzling dancers and magical musicians. Thank you to all...
Posted On 12 Dec 2017
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Talented Reception children

REO has had an amazing time this half term in the ICT Suite! Mrs O’Connor said that REO are … superb listeners … fabulous sitters …sensible learners … amazing at following instructions …talented on the computer   Look at some of the fun we...
Posted On 18 Oct 2017
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Word Building

Look at what fun the children had last week. The children were able to explore the building blocks and have a go at making words at the same time. The children tried hard to recognise some of the sounds and with support some of us could blend those sounds together to make words....
Posted On 14 Oct 2017
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2d Shape

The children in Reception have been having lots of fun learning their shapes and talking about what we can do with the shapes.              We even had shapes in the sand tray.   When we came in last week we asked all the children to make a picture using the shapes. We had...
Posted On 14 Oct 2017
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Merryn continues to visit Reception

   Merryn is having a wondeful time visiting the children in Reception. Miss Hale has been taking a small group to spend some time talking, reading and playing with Merryn. She comes to visit every fortnight and she is wonderful. She loves how well the children in Reception can...
Posted On 14 Oct 2017
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Welcome to the new Nursery and Reception children.

 We are very excited that we are meeting our new Nursery and Reception children soon. That is about 90 new children to the school. All the teachers are looking forward to it and have already posted a postcard out to the children to tell them how much they are looking forward to...
Posted On 02 Sep 2017
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KS1 Autumn House of Fun

From Monday 10th – Thursday 14th October all of KS1 had a wonderful time taking part in our Autumn inspired House of Fun week. The children split into their four houses across KS1 and got to interact with children they may not always work with. The children took part on...
Posted On 21 Oct 2016
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Foundation Stage Nativity

Thank you to all the children for an OUTSTANDING performance this week. You all worked very hard and the Teachers were very proud of you. Thank you also to all the parents for all the support, help with costumes and providing mince pies. Your children are a credit to you! And a...
Posted On 09 Dec 2015
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