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

Oak House Point Winners go to Forest School

Oak House were house point winners this term and children from Oak House in years 3 to 6 had a fun-packed morning at Forest School as their reward.  We toasted marshmallows and made damper bread on the fire, washed down with hot chocolate.  We also made dens, climbed trees, built...
Posted On 14 Apr 2018
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Year 6 Scientists

Science afternoon in Year 6 Task – Alien Soup In a cup: Add a spoonful of sand. Add a spoonful of salt. Now put 10 paperclips in the cup. Add a pinch of coloured counters. Add a spoonful of rice. Finally add 50ml of water. Stir well until the ingredients are well-mixed....
Posted On 15 Mar 2018

Fossil Hunting in Year 6

Year 6 have completed making their own fossils and are very impressed with their finished products. ‘Fossils are evidence of ancient life forms or ancient habitats which have been preserved by natural processes. They can be the actual remains of a once living thing, such as...
Posted On 13 Mar 2018

Fossil Making in Year 6

Mary Anning was a British fossil collector, dealer and paleontologist. Her work on the Jurassic Coast in Dorset contributed to fundamental changes in scientific thinking about prehistoric life and the history of the Earth. In 1823 she found the first complete...
Posted On 01 Mar 2018

Yr 6 – Maths and Science ‘Fractions Workshop’ at Waseley Hills School

Year 6 attended a ‘Fractions Workshop’ at Waseley Hills School and had a super morning. The children focused on  key vocabulary and strategies through a range of fractions maths challenges and impressed the teachers with their knowledge! They then applied their...
Posted On 01 Feb 2018

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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