Holywell Primary and Nursery School


Welcome to Year 1

Our topic enquiry question for this half term is ‘Where do the leaves go in winter?’ 

Further information can be found on our topic map

Autumn 2 2017 Leaves Topic Map


Previous topic maps 2017-2018:

Autumn 1 2017 Amazing Animals 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 practise their number skills

We have been practising writing number sentences and using the ‘part, part, whole’ model for our number bonds in Maths.
Posted On 10 Oct 2017
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This week at Forest School…

This week at Forest School will built shelters for some wild animals.  We love Forest School!
Posted On 06 Oct 2017
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Parents’ Evening Letter

Parents Evening Autumn Term
Posted On 03 Oct 2017
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Year 1 build shelters at Forest School

This week we built shelters at Forest School to protect us from the rain.  What do you think of them?
Posted On 29 Sep 2017
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Y1 Learn their Number Bonds

We have been learning all about number bonds in maths this week.  We made paper chains to show the number bonds to 10. We love singing this song!  
Posted On 29 Sep 2017
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Dear Zoo

This week in English we have been reading and retelling the story Dear Zoo by Rod Campbell. We had lots of fun acting the story out.  We then wrote our own version and shared our stories with our friends.  
Posted On 29 Sep 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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How do polar bears keep warm?

Today we investigated the question ‘How do polar bears keep warm?’  We all thought that it was because they have a thick fur coat.  To find out we put a thick warm glove on our hands and plunged it into a bowl of icy water.  It did not feel warm!  The gloves got wet...
Posted On 26 Sep 2017
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