Holywell Primary and Nursery School

Welcome to Year 6


Our topic for Spring Term is:

Have we always looked like this?  Evolution and Inheritance

Spring 1 – Have we always looked like this Topic Map 19


There are lots of resources to support your child:


  • my maths (www.mymaths.co.uk)
  • times table rockstars (www.ttrockstars.com)
  • pocket poster books (English and Maths)
  • spelling lists (year 3/4 and year 5/6)

Children will have two pieces of homework each week. Maths homework will be set every Thursday – due in the following Wednesday. English homework will be set every Friday – due in the following Wednesday

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

PE will be on Thursday afternoon. Please ensure that your child has the correct kit and a water bottle. 

Thank you

Yr 6 Team

Autumn 2 – A Winter Wonderland -Topic Map

Autumn 1 Topic Map 1





News & Updates

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

Winter Wonderland – Year 6 Wow Event

Year 6 created a ‘Magical Winter Wonderland Village’ and invited the whole school, parents, family members and carers to experience some Christmas magic. Each winter house contained an electrical circuit with a bulb and a switch. The children worked exceptionally hard...
Posted On 21 Dec 2018
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Posted On 26 Jun 2018
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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

Art Week- Year 6

Last week the whole school had an amazing week being creative in our Summer themed Art Week! Each year group took an artist or Art style and created a piece of art based on ‘Summer’. Come and take a look at what each year group got up to!  Thank you to everyone for...
Posted On 13 Jun 2018
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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