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

Art Week in 1WW

We have had a wonderful art week in 1WW and created some amazing ocean art! We watched some video clips of sea creatures including those in the amazing Great Barrier Reef in Australia. We drew some sea animals in our sketch books before creating our final piece of artwork. We...

Year 1 Summer 2 Topic Map

summer 2 topic map for ws

Royal Wedding celebrations in Year 1!

We have had a wonderful day celebrating the royal wedding in year one. As you can see we have made some super royal crowns and flags. We enjoyed a royal wedding parade around the school and showed off our royal waves, bows and curtsies!    

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 and a wild plant sheet to identify the wild flowers we found. We now will be able to...

Fun with Puppets

As an introduction to our new text ‘Pinocchio’, Year 1 have been looking at different types of puppets. We brought in some of our favourites from home. There were shadow puppets, glove and finger puppets as well as marionette puppets like Pinocchio.                   ...
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Rev’d Claire visits Year 1

This week Rev’d Claire came to visit us from St Chad’s Church. We talked about what Christians believe about God, heard a story and sang a song. We asked her some big questions about God and life. For example, did God make the dinosaurs? Why did Jesus die? How old is God? We all...

Year 1 Make Peg Dolls

Year 1 have had great fun making their own peg dolls this week. Children in Victorian Times would have done this using old clothes pegs – some of us still enjoy making these at home today!