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Holly Hill Primary and Nursery School

Our Year 5 and 6 Scientists

Electricity and Circuits

Investigating Circuits

History: Making the brightest light for an Anderson Shelter

             Making the loudest buzzer for an Air Raid Siren


Science: Testing components in circuits.  Hypothesising, planning, observing, changing variables, recording, drawing conclusions.  

Day and Night

The children used their newly acquired learning about Day and Night.  They used practical apparatus to demonstrate the concepts.  They then gave group presentations explaining what they had found out.

Presenting the Findings


Year 5 and 6 explore Light.    Light Travels in Straight Lines!  True or False?  Prove it!

Light and Shadows

Why do shadows have the same shape as the objects that cast them?  Hypothesising, Observing, Proving and Explaining.


Exploring Gravity and Air Resistance.   Designing and Making Parachutes.  Testing material, shape and size for the best parachute.