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.  

Transition Week – our new Year 6 Class

The new Year 6’s have settled in well to their class. They have been rollercoaster tycoons and created a themepark by using maths in real contexts and they have also written a recount from the perspective of one of the animals from last week’s visit by the Unconventional Menagerie.  

Hillside Signing Choir

Well done to Hillside Signing Choir who performed in front of the whole school in assembly this morning. You were fantastic and, as ever, your performance was emotional. Well done also for the commitment you have shown- giving up a lunchtime each week to practice your signing. We can’t wait for it to develop next […]

Well done Year 6!

A huge congratulations to our Year 6 pupils who have received their SATs results today. They have all worked incredibly hard, showing amazing determination and deserve their fantastic results. Well done and thank you to their parents for being so supportive too.

Transition Week – our new Year 4 class

The new Year 4s have been very busy this week. They have done some amazing art work ready to display in their new classroom, Miss Nelson and Mrs Ward were especially impressed with their portraits.  All week they have been enjoying working in their new teams and working together to solve a range of problems. Miss […]