Year 5 visit to Potteries Museum

On Thursday, Year 5 went on their trip to the Potteries Museum. They explored the Staffordshire Hoard and made Anglo-Saxon Pots. They also went to have a look at the spitfire in preparation for studying WW2!

Year 4 stop motion animation

Year 4 are having a very busy afternoon as animators. They are working in groups to create a stop motion animation using an APP on the iPads. I’m sure the finished animations will be very impressive!!

Children in Need Teddy Bear’s Picnic

Thank you so much to all of the parents, grandparents and other family members that came to share our EYFS and KS1 teddy bear’s picnic. The children thoroughly enjoyed themselves- we hope that you did too!

Sound Foundations Firework Concert

Well done to the children who took part in the Sound Foundations Firework Concert at the Mitchell Arts Centre last night. You were all amazing! The choir sang fantastically, Hillside Rock were fab, Jack was a superb presenter and the comedy sketch was hilarious! Thank you for representing a Hillside so well.  

Science Ambassadors

Our Science Ambassadors have been making and testing paper aeroplanes on the KS1 yard today at lunchtime. The most successful was made by Jack in Reception whose plane travelled nine steps!

Virtual Reality in Year 6

Year 6 are currently learning about bullying through use of Virtual Reality headsets this morning. We will be discussing what bullying looks like and how we can prevent it.

Forest School

A great first session with Go Wild Forest School yesterday afternoon. The children have played games, 1,2,3 where are you, hide & seek, bat & moth and palm tag. We’ve made pom-poms, made some clay woodland animals, did some charcoal drawings, had adventures & used an African drum!  

Important: Reception to Year 4 Flu Immunisations

This message is only for those  parents/carers who have consented for their child to receive the flu immunisation.  Please notify staff of any health condition changes, particularly asthma, or if your child has received immunisation via GP since returning consent form.