"We are learners, nurturing learners for a bright future."

Class Attendance Awards

Week Ending 12th May 2017

 The classes with the highest attendance are...

EYFS/KS1: 1CW - 98.5%
KS2: 4CG - 100%

Classes with 96% attendance and above:

FTH, 1CW, 4CG, 5CB, 5LW, 6GP

Click here to view the school's Absence and Punctuality Policy

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Upcoming Events

Monday 22nd May - Friday 26th May
HILLSIDE CIRCUS WEEK

An opportunity to learn circus skills during the school day, and to watch the professionals in action at one of their shows - watch out for more information regarding ticket sales

Tuesday 23rd May
8.45am Parent Ambassadors' Meeting
6.00pm Circus Public Performance

Wednesday 24th May
5.30pm Full Governing Body Meeting

Thursday 25th May
6.00pm Circus Public Performance

Friday 26th May
3.30pm Circus Public Performance
LAST DAY OF HALF-TERM!
School returns on Monday 5th June 2017

Latest News

*NEW* Eco-Schools Silver Award
We are now proud owners of the Eco-Schools Silver Award.  Congratulations to Hillside's Eco-Club and all those who contributed!

East of England Co-op Community Token Scheme
Don't forget to use your Co-op tokens in the Chantry, Vernon Street, Pinewood and Belstead Hills Co-op Stores to vote for Hillside Primary School, until 30th June.  The money will go towards developing the Year 1 outdoor learning area.

Coffee Morning for Parents and Carers
There was a fabulous turnout for the latest coffee morning - approximately 50 parents attended!
Thank you, Parent Ambassadors, for hosting.
The next coffee morning is planned for 18th July.

Family Support Worker Drop-in Sessions

Mrs Leonard, our Family Support Worker, will be available to meet with parents 8.30-10.00am every other Wednesday in "The Lodge" on the KS2 playground, to provide advice and support in a range of subjects, such as parenting, health and wellbeing, divorce and separation, domestic violence and abuse, and raising standards for your child's educational achievements

Hillside Parent Ambassadors

Find out about our Parent Ambassadors and see the minutes of their meetings by clicking here.

The School Day

Automated Gate Times:

KS2 Playground & Maidenhall Approach:
8.28am to 8.40am (after 8.40 entry is via main school office)
2.55pm to 3.25pm

KS1 Playground for Breakfast Club ONLY7.45am to 8.15pm

Please do not push or lean against the automated gates to avoid damage or injury.

Note - The car park barrier will now come down at 8.05am and will need to be managed by the office for any late breakfast clubbers.

Children will exit the school into the KS2 playground at the end of the day too.

Safeguarding and Prevent

If you have concerns about the content of this or any other website; please follow the below link to report to the Child Exploitation and Online Protection Centre (CEOP)
The school’s Designated Safeguarding Lead (DSL) is Mrs Claire Mitchell (Assistant Headteacher - SEN and Inclusion). 

Mrs Jane Leonard (Family Support Worker), Mrs Kelly Leitch (Learning Mentor) and Mr Lee Abbott (Headteacher) are the school's Alternate Designated Professionals for Safeguarding Children.  The link governor for safeguarding is Katy Morrow.

If you have any concerns about a child’s safety, please contact one of these adults via the school office

Educate Against Hate

The DfE has launched a new website which parents and teachers can access to help protect children from radical views. www.educateagainsthate.com offers parents, teachers and school leaders practical advice to protect children from the dangers of extremism, drawing on resources and guidance designed by the government and charities such as the NSPCC and Childnet.

You can find more information relating to Safeguarding and Prevent in our Policies section of this website.

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