Safety Message from Network Rail

We have received a message that in our local area, there is a high number of young people trespassing on railway tracks. Network Rail, in partnership with Learn Live, are working to help raise awareness across the UK educating children about the dangers of the train tracks and have asked that we share the following safety video. […]

Please read: Updated Government Guidance

Dear Parents/ Carers, With the first week of Spring Term under our belts we are glad to now be settling into a new routine, offering in-school provision for our vulnerable children and those from our key worker families whilst providing remote teaching to all our pupils at home. We have been able to reach this […]

A huge thank you!

  Parents/ Carers, As we draw to the end of another strange and difficult week, we wanted to thank you all for your patience, understanding flexibility and support. Many parents have acknowledged the mammoth task that we have undertaken this week, but we realise that as parents and families you too have felt the stress […]

Rock Star Day Results!

Well done to all of our classes who battled it out on Tuesday 5th January during our Rock Star Day. The winner of battles are as follows: Year 2 Boys Vs Year 2 Girls Year 3 Vs Year 4 Year 5 Vs Year 6 Well done to those children who took part. Your teachers have been […]

12 Days Wild Certificate

Happy New Year everyone! Did any of you complete the 12 Days Wild challenge set by the Wildlife Trust? If you did, why not download your certificate from the Wildlife Trust website…and well done!

Important Message

Dear Parents / Carers, First of all,  a thanks for your patience and understanding over the last few days. The amount of re-organising and planning that has needed to take place has been mammoth. We have fully appreciated the messages of support and thanks and for the kindness that has been shown. We are currently […]

Rock Star Day!!!

Hey Rockerrrssss!!   As you are probably aware, our annual Rock Star Day has had to be cancelled booooooo!!! However, that won’t stop us rocking out to our favourite tunes and practising our key maths skills. I’m sure you all had your outfits prepared and ready to go so why not dress up still? There […]

An exciting Science event!

A once in a 400 year event is happening now and you, your children and your families can be part of it! The GREAT CONJUNCTION is at its peak on the 21st December 2020. This is the point at which Jupiter and Saturn are almost on top of each other in the sky. The closest they have […]

Christmas Message from Derek Gray, Chair of Governors

To Staff, Children and Parents at Hillside Primary School, I have been involved as a Governor at Hillside Primary School for a number of years and it has always been an honour I have much appreciated. Visiting the school is always a most enjoyable experience, I am always made to feel welcome by both the […]

A busy final day in Year Four

Well, what a busy time we have had in Year Four this week! From designing and making cards, calendars and tree decorations to completing a whole range of Christmas related activities, Miss McCann’s elves are now exhausted! Thankfully, they did manage to find time yesterday to enjoy their Christmas lunch, play some outdoor games, complete […]