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mailHillside Herald 27th March 2020  mail

Hillside Primary Virtual School Weekly Newsletter

Dear Parents/Carers,

We really want to keep in touch and let you know how everybody is doing. We are open for children of key workers and certain categories of families only. You can contact the office by phone as staff are working at home so all calls are redirected to them.

Your child’s class teacher will contact them every Monday, Wednesday and Friday via Purple Mash or Class DOJO (look in JUNK please if you can’t see it) Nursery and Reception parents can continue to share home learning via Tapestry  If your child still has not logged into WONDE please do so, contact the office for log in details if they are lost or forgotten .The log in can be found on their Reading Record. Woohoo!

Mr Hobbs and Mr G are putting together a workout for all of you on You Tube. Details will be on our website next week! Mrs Hodge is reading a bedtime story on You Tube as well! Lots of activity and learning going on across the school community.


Autumn (Polar Bear class) has been joining in with Joe Wicks PE lessons online.  Ava (Polar Bear Class) has been planting seeds in the garden.  Sujit (Polar Bear class) has been busy designing a rainbow to put up in his window for the Rainbow Trail.  Lots of children are doing the same for others to look out for when they are on their daily walk. Olivia  (Polar Bear class) has been playing lots of games and joining in with ballet classes online.  Nicola  (Polar Bear class) has been busy colouring in the shapes from her home learning pack.  Well done, all - it's great to keep busy! Mrs Crump

Reception class

Star of the Week for Panda class - Amile Griniene and Skyla Benkus for super home learning this week. Emmie (Elephant class) and Marley (Kangaroo class) have been exploring objects they have found around the house/outside, using their see saw, to see which ones are heavy and which are light!

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Year 1: Sofija Stirnaite, working hard on Purple Mash and using DOJO, May Fairbrass as she logged on to Purple Mash and completing learning. Dakota-May Fairbrass and Emilia Mikajlow For creating some amazing flags and practising Maths on Purple Mash.

Year 2: These 2  have been on purple mash and Bug Club this week. Erina and Teja. (Turtle class), Nicolas Vladut Burghiu.

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Year 3: Carter Nicholls for Giraffes Jennifer Davies, Giraffes, has been working really hard at home, choosing to do lots of Maths, English and joining in with Joe Wicks PE every day!

Year 4: Benas (Bears) has written a film review of 'The Swap' on Purple Mash, Dexter Hallums has been going out on nature walks with his family

Year 5: Zuhra and Lexie in Cobra class have been speaking on the phone for 3.5hrs everyday so that they can do work together

Year 6: Kassia Rowling as Fox Class Star of the Week for being straight on 2Em

yesKeep Scrolling down for the School Youtube Stars Mrs Hodge and Mr Garnham! yes

yes Here are some videos created by some of our talented teachers, check them out! yes

 enlightenedBed Time Stories from Mrs Hodge! Today: Good Night Mr Panda enlightened

My Video1.mp4

winkStay Active at Home with Mr G Virtual Workout  laugh

My Video2.mp4

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The School Day

Automated Gate Times:

KS2 Playground & Maidenhall Approach:
8.28am to 8.40am (after 8.40 entry is via main school office)
3.05pm to 3.25pm

KS1 Playground (access to FREE Breakfast Club) 7.45am to 8.25am

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

Note - Due to congestion in the car park at the start of day, the barriers will now be closed.  Please park and drop off on the road, where there are no parking restrictions.

Upcoming Events

Due to the current situation with Corona Virus - all Parents Evenings and End of Term performances are postponed.

School is currently closed until further notice.

Keep safe Hillsiders

Follow this link for more information regarding school events


Useful Contact Details

St Giles Trust has issued an information sheet containing contact details for a range of support services and a brief explanation of County Lines. Click here to see the document.

General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

Our data protection policies can be found on the Policies section of the website.  If you would like any other information please contact the Active Learning Trust’s Data Protection Officer – email dataprotection@activelearningtrust.org.

Click on this link for our Privacy Notice

Click on this link for details of how to submit a
Subject Access Request
and a Subject Access Request form can be downloaded by clicking here

Lockdown Practise

We are introducing lockdown practises in addition to termly fire drills to ensure that everyone knows how to stay safe in an emergency.  There is a helpful video clip on the following link:  http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/av/uk-england-leeds-40645219/huddersfield-primary-school-takes-part-in-lockdown-training

 Find out more about Place2Be by clicking here


Hillside Parent Ambassadors

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

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 Designated Safeguarding Lead (DSL) is Mrs Claire Mitchell (Assistant Headteacher - SEN and Inclusion). 

Miss Ola Arkuszewska (Pupil Induction Mentor/Family Support Worker) and Mrs Heidi Ransom (Pupil Needs Mentor) are the Alternate Designated Professionals for Safeguarding Children. The School's Safeguarding Governor and Safer Employment Champion is Duncan Carragher.

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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