Holywell Primary and Nursery School

Welcome to Year 6

Our Spring Term topic is:

‘Have We Always Looked like This?’

We will be studying evolution and inheritance.

Spring 1 – Have we always looked like this Topic Map



In Year 6, spellings will be given every Monday and tested on a Friday.

Children will have two pieces of homework each week. Homework will be set every Friday and will be due in the following Wednesday. (SPAG homework and Maths homework)

Please also hear your child read three times a week and sign their diary.

Thank you

Autumn 1Topic Map

Autumn  – A Winter Wonderland -Topic Map




News & Updates

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 building contained an electrical circuit and a bulb and was operated by a switch. Year 6...
Posted On 19 Dec 2017

Rocket Science!

This morning Mrs Jackson and Mrs Borthwick came from Waseley Hills High School to do a science experiment with Yr 6 children. The experiment the children took part in was to make a rocket and launch it.  We worked in groups of three. The group whose rocket went up in the air the...
Posted On 12 Jul 2017
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Blackwell Court 2017

On the 22/05/17, year 6 went to Blackwell Court for a residential trip after working, doing their SATs! They really enjoyed themselves and they came up with a favourite activity and a least favourite activity. Here are what some pupils said: “My favourite activity was the...
Posted On 05 Jun 2017
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Term Date change

Term date change
Posted On 19 May 2017
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Start/End day letter

Y5 & Y6 start end day letter
Posted On 19 May 2017
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Blackwell Adventure Court Day Out

On the 02/03/17, 12 lucky pupils went to Blackwell Adventure Court for a day out. They did 4 activities: Indoor Rock Climbing, Zip-wire, Indoor Archery and Crate Stacking. Here are some pictures of the children doing these activities: They all really enjoyed this and can’t...
Posted On 22 Mar 2017
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Year 6’s Hoop Gliders Soar To Infinity And Beyond!

Previously, on the 16/03/17, Year 6 carried out some experiments to do with aerodynamics: Lift, Thrust, Weight and Drag. They made ‘Hoop Gliders’ and used them to find out their answers.We found out: the better the balance of the aerodynamics (Lift, Thrust, Weight and...
Posted On 21 Mar 2017
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A Winter Wonderland

Year 6 pupils have been working really hard to make ‘light-up’ 3D Christmas houses (with a few alternatives).  We displayed all the finished creations in ‘A Winter Wonderland’ which we shared with the rest of the school. Take a look at out Wonderland...
Posted On 14 Dec 2016
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