Holywell Primary and Nursery School

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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

Rocks and Soils

Before Christmas the children in Year 3 learnt all about rocks and soils in Science. Here are some pictures of their learning in action.
Posted On 03 Jan 2018
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Welcome to Year 6’s ‘Winter Wonderland’

Year 6 combined DT and Science lessons this half term to create a magical winter village. The children designed and constructed 3D models and decorated them to an excellent standard.  Each...
Posted On 19 Dec 2017

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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