Holywell Primary and Nursery School

Y6 – Fraction Workshop at Waseley Hills High School

Year 6 enjoyed a fabulous ‘fraction’ morning at Waseley Hills High School. The children were taught a maths and a science lesson by the teachers at Waseley Hills and they thoroughly enjoyed themselves.
Posted On 10 Apr 2019

STEM in Y6 ‘Ditch the Dirt’

Challenge: Can you design and make a filter using natural resources to clean dirty water? Year 6 started off thinking about their own use of water before reflecting on what it might be like if they didn’t have clean water. The challenge encouraged the children to focus on...
Posted On 10 Apr 2019

Year 6 – Sports Day Preparations !

Year 6 had such a fun time preparing for our upcoming Sports Day. We laughed, we raced, we persevered, we concentrated … oh… and we did lots of falling over too competing in the ‘sack race’ and the ‘egg and spoon race’!!
Posted On 26 Jun 2018

Year 6 – Blackwell Adventure

Year 6 had an absolutely fantastic time at Blackwell Adventure. Take a look at some of the photographs that were taken of our time there. We took hundreds !!
Posted On 05 Jun 2018

Spanish food tasting in Year 6

Spanish food is often recognised as one of the top cuisines in the world, and some traditional Spanish dishes and recipes date hundreds of years. Regions in Spain have their own unique cuisines and flavours. Year 6 had a very enjoyable afternoon tasting a wide range of Spanish...
Posted On 25 May 2018

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