Reception’s Journey

Reception have been learning about the story of Muhammed and the thirsty camel. After listening to the story, we went on a journey around the school grounds to find clues from the story. We stuck each clue to our journey stick and then returned to the classroom to retell the story to each other. Hopefully […]

Hillside STEM Fair

Miss McCann would like to say a huge thank you to all of our visitors who came in school to share their jobs and careers with our children. The children were extremely interested in the variety of jobs available and asked some superb questions. They found out about joinery, working on a submarine, 3D animation, […]

Science Ambassadors

Hillside’s Science Ambassadors have again being wowing the children on the KS1 playground on Friday lunchtime with some very exciting expanding bubbles. It’s amazing what a bit of white vinegar, washing up liquid, food colouring and bicarbonate of soda can produce!


Reception have been getting ready for Year one today by working independently at their tables. The children sat beautifully and worked really hard to complete their maths and literacy work.

Forest School – Reception

Reception had fun in the woods this week as we checked into our minibeast hotels to see if we had any guests. We found so many new friends such as woodlice, spiders, a caterpillar,  baby slugs and earwigs! We have now put the hotels back so that the minibeast can return.

School Nurse visit

Y6 have had ‘the talk’ this morning from the school nurse. Mr Frost would like to commend the children on their maturity and participation.  

Year 5 Science Share

We had a very exciting afternoon in Year 5 with a super variety of science demonstrations during our science share. Thank you to everyone who brought something in to share.

Hillside Science Day

A huge thank you to everyone who made an enormous effort on Monday who came dressed as someone who would use STEM in their career. The school was buzzing with an amazing range of scientists, from electricians to photographers to brain surgeons! You all looked fantastic. Here are some of our budding scientists…more to follow! […]