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

Class Attendance Awards

Week: 3rd - 7th October 2016

 The classes with the highest attendance are...

EYFS/KS1: 2VJ = 100%
KS2: 5LW & 5EP = 100%

Classes with 96% attendance and above:

FTH, 1HM, 1DS, 2VJ, 2NS, 3GJ, 3EH, 4HT, 4ES, 5CB, 5LW and 5EP

Upcoming Events

Tuesday 1st November and Wednesday 2nd November

Parents evenings and
Year 6 Learning Conversations

Thursday 3rd November

Sports for Schools Event
(see below for more information)

Hillside Football Festival

Netball match v Sidegate Primary

Friday 4th November

9am Yr 3 Family Assembly

Friends of Hillside
Non Uniform Day
(donate a tin or packet for
Christmas Hamper Raffle)

Latest News

Sports for Schools Campaign

Sam Brearey, the only British sailor to win the prestigious 420 Junior European Championships, will be visiting Hillside on Thursday 3rd November, to lead a sponsored fitness circuit with all our children, followed by a talk and question & answer session. 

Clear here for more information or to make a donation.

The money raised will be split between Sports for Schools and Hillside to purchase new PE and sport equipment.

Hillside Parent Ambassadors

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


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We would appreciate your support by using the site when making on-line purchases
We have registered with the name
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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)
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 Hembling (Family Support Worker), Mrs Kelly Leitch (Learning Mentor) and Mr Lee Abbott (Headteacher) are the school's Alternate Designated Professionals for Safeguarding Children. 

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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