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The Hollies Activity Album

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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.


Third Year Easter Gardens


We made Easter Gardens to help us to think about why we celebrate Easter.


Religious Education Topic


For our Religious Education topic in the Third Year, we compared two places of worship – a Christian Church, and a Hindu Temple. We visited the Holy Trinity Church in Ashby, and the Shree Krishna Temple in Coventry.


Third Year


St David’s Day Zoe and Sam Wolferstan came to school dressed in their Welsh National costumes on St David’s day. Their mummy is Welsh.     Chinese Tea with Mrs Giaretta During Chinese New Year Mrs Giaretta came in to perform a Chinese Tea Ceremony. It was really interesting and we all enjoyed tasting the… Continue reading Third Year.


Apple trees


When Mr and Mrs Assinder bought The Hollies in 1982 the gardens contained many old fruit trees. Some of the trees were dying and were replaced by new ones. One tree was propped up and it limped along for a couple of years as it produced lovely apples, but its variety was a mystery so… Continue reading Apple trees.


4th Year Willow Man


The 4th year spent a lovely day learning the art of willow weaving. They all went home proudly clutching a willow fish and The Hollies garden now has willow hurdles to adorn the borders.


Hollies books


After exam week we started a project in our English lessons. Our task was to create a reading book suitable for children aged 5-6. We had to make sure our writing was really clear and easy to read, the words we used were simple and that the pictures helped the children to understand the meaning… Continue reading Hollies books.


World Thinking Day


As a special treat any children who currently attend a Guide or Scout group (including Rainbows, Brownies, Beavers and Cubs) had the opportunity to come to school dressed in their uniform. This was to celebrate ‘World Thinking Day 2016’ which promotes international friendship. Don’t they look smart?