Holywell Primary and Nursery School

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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...


With six interactive galleries, the UK’s largest planetarium, unique 3D Simulator Experience and the iconic 42m high Rocket Tower, the award-winning National Space Centre is an out of this world...
Posted On 02 Apr 2018
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Rocking Rockets Open Day

Year 5 parents and pupils got the chance to link our space and science topics when we investigated rockets. We all had a lot of fun as we made and flew a selection of exploding canisters, balloon...
Posted On 02 Apr 2018
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Ch Ch Ch Ch Changes

Reversible changes Evaporation and condensation are changes of state: evaporation involves a liquid changing to a gas condensation involves a gas changing to a liquid. Evaporation is the reason...
Posted On 02 Apr 2018
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Year 5 Solar System Drama

Year 5 have been studying space and our solar system.  The Solar System is made up of the Sun and all of the smaller objects that move around it. Apart from the Sun, the largest members of the...
Posted On 02 Apr 2018
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Year 6 Scientists

Science afternoon in Year 6 Task – Alien Soup In a cup: Add a spoonful of sand. Add a spoonful of salt. Now put 10 paperclips in the cup. Add a pinch of coloured counters. Add a spoonful of...
Posted On 15 Mar 2018

Fossil Hunting in Year 6

Year 6 have completed making their own fossils and are very impressed with their finished products. ‘Fossils are evidence of ancient life forms or ancient habitats which have been preserved...
Posted On 13 Mar 2018

Grow Your Own National Competition

Launched in 2005, Grow Your Own Potatoes (GYOP) was one of the first primary school based growing projects. Since then it has become the largest of its kind with over 2 million children taking...
Posted On 10 Mar 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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Fossil Making in Year 6

Mary Anning was a British fossil collector, dealer and paleontologist. Her work on the Jurassic Coast in Dorset contributed to fundamental changes in scientific thinking about prehistoric life...
Posted On 01 Mar 2018

Year 2 – Materials

To finish off our topic about materials the children looked at how we could reuse materials to make something new. The children were extremely creative with their ideas. They made a variety of...
Posted On 16 Feb 2018
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Yr 6 – Maths and Science ‘Fractions Workshop’ at Waseley Hills School

Year 6 attended a ‘Fractions Workshop’ at Waseley Hills School and had a super morning. The children focused on  key vocabulary and strategies through a range of fractions maths...
Posted On 01 Feb 2018