Holywell Primary and Nursery School


Welcome to Year 1

Our topic enquiry question for this half term is ‘Are modern toys more fun than toys from the past?’

Further information can be found on our topic map

Spring 1 Toys topic map

Previous topic maps 2017-2018:

Autumn 1 2017 Amazing Animals Topic Map

Autumn 2 2017 Leaves Topic Map

Previous topic maps 2016-2017:

Out of this world

‘Where the Wild Things Are’

Calling all Superheroes!’

Poles Apart

We‘re Going to the Zoo


News & Updates

Year 1 Investigate Toys From the Past

We had great fun in year 1 this week investigating toys from the past; what they were made from and how they worked. There were cup and balls, spinning tops, Jacks, diablos, pick up sticks to name a few.
Posted On 16 Jan 2018
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Father Christmas visits Year 1

Because we have worked hard all term, a special guest visited Year 1 today!  We even heard his sleigh bells as he drove his sleigh off the roof.
Posted On 19 Dec 2017
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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!

Meet our Stick People!

We have been enjoying reading Stickman by Julia Donaldson this week.  Today we designed and made our own stick people.  I wonder what ordeals they may face in the classroom tomorrow?  
Posted On 23 Nov 2017
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Year 1 visit to St Chad’s Church

Year 1 have visited St Chad’s Church. We had a fabulous time! We had a good look around, counted all the crosses, looked at the font and even rung the bells! We had a pretend wedding and Kaitlin and Joseph got married!

Year 1 Jump Rope

This week, year 1 children have taken part in a Jump Rope workshop where they have learned different skipping techniques. They all thoroughly enjoyed themselves and some were excellent skippers.  
Posted On 14 Nov 2017
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Beauty and the Beast Cinema Trip

Reception, Year 1 and Year 2 were all very excited to go on their Cinema Trip to see Beauty and the Beast on Friday, 10th November. The children behaved impeccably on their long walk to the cinema and enjoyed their drinks and snacks as they watched the film.  The walk back seemed...
Posted On 12 Nov 2017
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1WW have started Forest School

We have had a lot of fun this afternoon on our first forest school trip. We had a good look around the area, went on a ‘bear hunt’, had hot chocolate and biscuits and used the forest school equipment. Can you spot us in the photographs giving the oak tree a big hug!
Posted On 03 Nov 2017
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