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Week commencing 23rd November 2020

Good morning everyone, A lovely, crisp start to week 4. Some of you may be aware that we are now posting much more information and photographs on our Twitter page. We would really like parents to tweet photographs of family activities – this could be walks you have taken, baking, …

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Fractions Day

On Wednesday 18th November, the whole school took part in a maths focus day on Fractions. Every class in school have carried out lots of activities towards the year group objectives for the National Curriculum. Kingfishers and Woodpeckers have been looking at finding half and a quarter of a shape. …

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Anti Bullying Week 2020

Over the course of the week we have focused on bullying and how to stamp it out. We have been looking at the Andy and the Odd Socks video and have been creating our own odd socks, looking at what makes people friendly and unfriendly and creating anti bullying posters.

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Week commencing 16th November 2020

Week 3 and we have a another busy week. Thank you to Year 5 and Year 6 for arriving at school for their new time slot this morning. Already, this has started a much more settled day and will increase the learning time. Just a polite reminder though, that everyone …

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Diwali Focus Day

On Friday 13th November the children at Hillside took part in a Diwali focus day. Each child from Nursery to Y6 had opportunities to learn about this Hindu Festival of light. Each child in school looked at the origin story of Rama and Sita, took part in some delicious Indian …

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Happy Retirement

After many years at Hillside / Balby Street and working with many children, we are saying a sad farewell to Mrs Cooper. Mrs Cooper is taking up retirement and spending some well deserved time with her husband, who has also recently retired. We wish both Mr and Mrs Cooper a …

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Halloween 2020

The children have really impressed (and scared us!) with their amazing costumes. We have had some fabulous entries for our pumpkin competition and today we have raised 34.00  in our Halloween treat sale. Have a lovely half term everyone and stay safe. See you on the 2nd November. Mrs Cockayne

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