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The Hollies Activity Album

The Hollies Activity Album

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Easter Bonnets


Wow! On a cloudy overcast morning spring burst out in the Hollies garden! The children paraded in their fabulous Easter bonnets giving the judges an almost impossible task of picking winners. The parade was followed by a rousing rendition of “Happy birthday” to Mrs Patrick, one of our visitors. Well done and a happy Easter… Continue reading Easter Bonnets.


Cooking, Sewing / Crafts


The 4th Year classes have been busy sewing, cooking, cutting and gluing to give their lovely Mums gifts they deserve for Mother’s Day. Hot on its heels followed crafts to celebrate Easter!


Fourth Years


Fourth year pupil Carys Mountjoy recently achieved success in the Nuneaton Festival of Arts. She was awarded first place in the poetry and verse speaking class.   Growing healthy plants in Science The fourth years have been learning about how to grow healthy plants. It has been fun to decide what to plant, ready to… Continue reading Fourth Years.


Third Year – Science


This term began with great excitement as the third year children exhibited their electrical models.  Following our electricity topic the previous term, all the children had worked hard during the Christmas holidays to build a motorised model.  Many thanks for all the support given by parents over the holidays.  Children had great fun explaining and… Continue reading Third Year – Science.


‘Iron Man’


As part of our topic ‘materials’ the children made a fantastic ‘Iron Man’ from recycled materials.  The inspiration came from the book by Ted Hughes ‘The Iron Man’. Will our ‘Iron Giant’ come to life?  Let’s wait and see!


2nd Years


Sound and Hearing The children made a percussion instrument and enjoyed games and music making with them.  Sewing – Mother’s Day For Mother’s Day this year the children learnt a new skill and produced a beautiful piece of sewing as a gift for their mums. Patience is a virtue we are still working on!  French… Continue reading 2nd Years.


Having fun outside at playtime


We have had lots of fun during playtime with a choice of different activities.


Spring 2017


Experiments This term we have been following in the footsteps of Brian Cox and being super scientists. We have been carrying out investigations with water. We added different things to water and observed what happened . . . sometimes the changes were amazing! Water Beasties We have learned how to make things float on water…. Continue reading Spring 2017.


St. Patrick’s Day


In what is becoming a tradition of it’s own, Keeva Morrell danced for The Hollies children on the morning of St. Patrick’ Day, Friday 17th March. Keeva has danced every year on St.Patrick’s Day since joining Twycross House School in 2008. Every year Keeva’s dancing has become more advanced. Keeva is participating in the WIDA… Continue reading St. Patrick’s Day.


World Book Day


In celebration of World Book Day, class 2O did a special assembly to the whole school. Each child talked about his or her favourite book.  Alex Pallett’s chosen book was an atlas so we had a quiz on capital cities and discovered a new young geographer, Sammy Mobayed 1O, who astounded us all with his… Continue reading World Book Day.