Holywell Primary and Nursery School

Year 6 Residential

Last week, Year 6 went on their residential trip to Blackwell Adventure. They all had an amazing time, and took part in a variety of activities, such as: climbing, abseiling, the giant zip line, team building and tree top adventures! On the evenings, there was time for swimming...
Posted On 14 Jun 2016
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Year 6 Food Wow!

As part of their Mini-Masterchefs topic, year 6 recently presented a showcase events to parents. There were plays, activities and slide show presentations for parents to enjoy. Not to mention chocolates for sale! Thank you to everyone who supported our WOW event.
Posted On 04 May 2016
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Year 6 Shopping Trip

 Today Year 6 walked to Rubery Village.  Our task was to spend £3.50 on a variety of food.  We wanted to buy a range of products and tastes to use in our tasting session.  When we got back to school we used the information printed on the packaging to produce a table, comparing...
Posted On 24 Feb 2016
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Year 6 had a great time this afternoon, taking part in an indoor archery session. They learned the basics needed to take part in archery sessions in the future, and some children were naturals from the start! We hope to have a go at more archery soon…  
Posted On 08 Feb 2016
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Surviving the Lickey Hills

Year 6 took their ‘Mission:Survive’ adventure one step further this week, by putting together all of the skills they have learned so far in this topic to the test at Lickey Hills Country Park. The day started by packing up everything we needed for the day. Everyone...
Posted On 10 Oct 2015
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Year 6 Trailblazers

Year 6 recently spent a day on the Waseley Hills. As well as story planning and maths games, the children also had a go at following a trail to unlock a secret message. This involved following clues relating to map reading, directions and orienteering. Although we were all tired...
Posted On 30 Sep 2015
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Year 6 Shelter Building and Orienteering

Year 6 kicked off their ‘Mission:Survive’ topic this week, and had a full, fun packed afternoon learning some key survival skills. The children had the chance to fine-tune their map reading skills on our advanced orienteering course, and also had to build a shelter...
Posted On 11 Sep 2015
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Footballers come so close!

Some of our footballers recently entered the West Bromwich Albion U11s schools football tournament. This is an event where schools from all over west and south Birmingham and Worcestershire compete to find who will represent WBA as one of the 20 teams in the Premier League...
Posted On 14 Mar 2015
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Rocket Day

Ten year 6 children spent the day in the Phiz Lab with scientist Dr Watson (not of Sherlock Holmes fame) investigating, building and evaluating different types of rockets. The lucky children had already won an air rocket competition in their own classes. The children built lots...
Posted On 11 Apr 2014
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