Holywell Primary and Nursery School

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Electricity fun

Electricity fun   In year 4, this half term we have been learning all about electricity and circuits. We have created our own circuits in different ways and done investigations about how...

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!

Science Assistants

We are lucky enough at Holywell to have five Year 6 children as Science Assistants. Their jobs include ensuring the Phizz lab is kept tidy, get science resources out for teachers and keep the...
Posted On 01 Nov 2017
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Eggsciting Eggsperiments!

Over the past week we have investigated what happens to our teeth when we drink different types of drinks. Obviously we couldn’t get hold of a set of teeth, so we used eggs! We put 6 eggs...
Posted On 18 Oct 2017
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Some of our fantastic science learning about muscles! 
Posted On 06 Oct 2017
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Year 3 Science Muscles

  We learnt about different types of muscles in the human body during a combined Science and PE lesson. This is what we produced!    
Posted On 04 Oct 2017
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Mini beast hunting in year 1.

We have had great fun searching for mini beasts in forest school as part of our science project. We took our clip boards and magnifying glasses and found lots of amazing creatures!   
Posted On 28 Sep 2017
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Zap!   It’s been electrifying!  We have learnt all about electricity and how it moves into all our homes! We also found out what different conductors and insulators are, thinking about...
Posted On 09 Jun 2017
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What’s good for your teeth?

We learnt about sugar content in some of our favourite cereals and drinks. To do this we needed to find out how much sugar was in each item, and also what sugar does to our drinks. We had lot of...
Posted On 09 Jun 2017
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Flower dissection – Year 5

Year 5 had a very interesting and productive afternoon dissecting a range of flowers. We used magnifying glasses to look closely at the parts of a flower and this helped us to understand the...
Posted On 06 Jun 2017

Y2 Seed Investigation

As part of our science plants topic we planned an experiment to find out what seeds needed to germinate. We planted different types of seeds to see if it made a difference on the type of plant....
Posted On 15 May 2017
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Y2 The Seed Investigation

As our science topic is looking at plants we have had our investigation hats on. The children took a magnifying glass to look at plants and identify all of their different parts.
Posted On 15 May 2017
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