Jun
25
9:00 AM09:00

Year 4, 5, 6 trip to see A Midsummer Night's Dream

Years 4, 5 and 6 will be walking to the Williamson Art Gallery on Tuesday 25thJune to enjoy a performance of A Midsummer Night’s Dream. The children will leave school at 9:00am, enjoying the performance and then returning to school for lunch 

 

This is an excellent opportunity to experience some of William Shakespeare’s most imaginative work and will cost £3.50 per child. If this is too expensive for you to make the full contribution, we do understand but also expect you to contribute at a level you can afford. Thank you for your support in ensuring the quality and quantity of curriculum enrichment continues.

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Jun
25
2:30 PM14:30

Summer piano concert

Hillside’s children will perform their favourite pieces as part of our Summer piano concert. All parents, carers and wider family welcome. No tickets are required. There is no cost but there will be a donations bucket in aid of Claire House.

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Jul
5
8:55 AM08:55

Toilet-twinning non-uniform day - suggested donation £1

A group of our older children have been undertaking the Junior Award Scheme for Schools (JASS), which is a precursor to the Duke of Edinburgh Award. Part of this award includes doing something to look after a community. The children have decided to toilet-twin: https://www.toilettwinning.org

By raising £240, the children will help fund a project in a poor community that will enable families to build a basic toilet, have access to clean water and learn about hygiene – a vital combination that saves lives. We will therefore have a non-uniform day on Friday 5th July with a suggested donation of £1 in aid of this worthwhile cause. Thank you for your support.

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Jun
21
8:55 AM08:55

Down's Syndrome Awareness Day

In order to promote awareness of Down’s Syndrome, we will have our own awareness day next Friday, 21st June. The request is that everyone wears odd socks on that day. Odd socks are a symbol for Down’s Syndrome awareness in recognition that chromosomes are shaped like socks, and those with Down Syndrome have an extra one. This is an awareness day, not a fund-raising event and therefore no money is required.

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May
23
2:45 PM14:45

A picnic fit for a queen

Your child will be making you a delicious sandwich to enjoy as part of a whole-school picnic on the field. This is in celebration of British Values week and all parents and wider family and friends are welcome. If it’s a wet day, we’ll hold the picnic in school.

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May
16
11:50 AM11:50

America-themed lunch

Please see letter in Letters section of this website on how to register your child for this event.

The menu includes:

Fully-loaded burgers (vegetarian option available)

Skinny fries or potato skins

Sweetcorn on a stick, carrot sticks and cucumber batons

Chocolate fudge brownies or star biscuits

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May
13
to May 16

Key Stage 2 SATs

The children (and teachers) have worked so hard to prepare for these tests and I cannot overstate how important it is that your child comes into school every day, on time, well-rested and having eaten a healthy, hearty breakfast.This will help your child achieve their very best and achieve a result they can be rightly proud of. 

Copies of the government Standards and Testing Agency leaflet, which provides some essential information for you., are available from the school office. Please see your child’s class teacher with any questions. 

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