Year 3 at Gladstone Pottery

Year 3 had an amazing day at Gladstone Pottery museum! They have toured the museum, seen a pot being thrown, slip being cast and flowers being intricately created by hand. They have also been inside bottle ovens (not on fortunately!) and have created an Art Deco plate in the style of Clarice Cliff! Super focus […]

Year 5 Fieldwork

Year 5 have been on a walk around our local area to complete some Fieldwork. They completed a traffic count, a noise level measure, a sketch map and a land use map. Tomorrow, we are going to compare our results to Brooklyn, New York City!

Leadership Awards Evening

A big well done to Izzy, Emily, Sophie and Kate for receiving a certificate in recognition of their leadership skills within school. They were invited to an awards ceremony at Port Vale Football Club along with other children from Stoke-on-Trent schools, who also have outstanding leadership qualities.  

Sports Leadership Evening

Congratulations to Lewis and Megan for receiving an award for their outstanding contribution to sports and sports leadership. Not only have they competed for the school and Hanley Town, they have also assisted in the running of several successful sports events held at school. A big well done!

Reading Rocket

Well done to the children who achieved the Reading Rocket this term. 65 children completed the challenge- the most we have ever had! The children will all receive a small prize, extra break time and a letter home. The winners of the prize draw were: Nursery: Archie, Sonny and Anthony KS1: Evelyn (Reception) KS2: Tyler […]

French Day

French Day at Hillside has once again been a success! All children visited year 5’s French Market and used their best French to ask for lots of different items of foods. They then enjoyed some French baguette and went back to class to complete some further work on France. Well done to everyone for their […]

Transition Week – our new Y5 Class

Year 5 got stuck straight in to hard science work in their new classroom with their ‘new’ teacher. Miss McCann was particularly impressed with how hard the children worked during the week and how much more mature they seemed. She is looking forward teaching them as real Year 5’s in September.

Athletics – City Finals

Years 4, 5 and 6 represented ‘Hanley Town’ at the City Finals.  All of the children performed to their highest ability and experienced a highly competitive finals competition.

French Day

To promote language learning at Hillside, the children will be taking part in a range of French activities. The Year 5 children have been busy preparing for their French market and they can’t wait for the other classes to visit.