Today EYFS enjoyed a Love Picnic. They enjoyed many different activities with their families to prepare for a picnic. Then , the best bit, they got to enjoy their hard work!
Today, Year 6 enjoyed a road safety session. This was to support the children with road safety as they are getting ready to move onto Secondary School.
Today, Beth Tweddle came to Hillside Primary School. She was very kind and answered lots of questions. She was also very impressed with Hillside’s active award.
Today, the whole of Hillside were learning all about e-safety. To celebrate their hard work our wonderful families joined us to enjoy the children’s learning.
Today, Year 3 had a visit from Hi-Impact where they learnt even more about volcanoes!
Today, Year 6 were investigating electricity. They were using the App ‘LUX’ to measure the brightness of the bulb within their changing circuits.
Today, Year 3 were making volcanoes!
Hillside’s school council went to Birkenhead today to meet the Duke and Duchess of Sussex. They had a wonderful experience!
Year 4 went on an Anglo-Saxon/Viking Day at Tatton Park. They learnt about hunting, making bread, using shields and pottery.
Year 3 were working on place value today!
Ian Fennelly spent some time in Year 4 today creating pirate ships. This took a lot of skill, team work and imagination.
Today, Year 4 were finding out more about shadows. There are lots of budding scientists in this classroom!
Today, Years 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 and 6 walked to church to be a part of a Christmas service. Every year group performed for the whole school. This included songs, poetry and bible readings.
Foundation Stage went to Chester Zoo today. They made sure they saw every animal they could!
Year 5 had the amazing opportunity to go on a residential to Burwardsley. They had an excellent Ancient Greek adventure.
This afternoon, year 6 had heaps of fun designing and creating their own rockets! They had to think carefully about the design and how air pressure and air resistance might affect how far their rocket travelled.
The best part was obviously setting them off!
It is our first week back at school and we are so pleased to see all of the children, it has been so long!
To celebrate our first week back we are enjoying a healthy week. This is going to include many different exciting workshops, events and most importantly, knowledge! Take a look at our first week...
Year 4 enjoyed the morning in our forest school. They have learnt many different skills and had lots of fun.
Year 1 have been making bread. I am not sure if some of those bread rolls are from a shop, they look so professionally made!
Year 5 went to Pizza Express. During their visit they learnt all about healthy foods and even got to make a pizza, from scratch! Apparently, they were very tasty.
Year 6 set off on their residential . They are going to Anglesey for three days where they will:
Create some stunning art,
Perform some imaginative drama,
Go climbing as a team!
This doesn't include all of the fun they will be having between their activities. Enjoy every second Year 6.
We, at Hillside, enjoyed a fantastic piano concert today. All of the children that were involved played beautifully and we couldn't be prouder of their progress. What a performance!
Chester Zoo came to visit us today. They came to discuss the importance of recycling and how we can help! We all learnt a lot about what we can do to keep Earth healthy. Thanks Chester Zoo!
Years 5 and 6 went to the Maritime Museum in Liverpool. They learnt all about slavery: past and present. We are very proud of Years 5 and 6 for being so respectful and showing empathy for those who have and are suffering this horrific life.
We have had a fantastic week of learning all about Buddhism. To enhance our learning and understanding we walked to the Buddhist Centre. It was really interesting and we learnt a lot about how Buddhists worship, what a Buddhist monk needs to do and how to be a Buddhist.
Year 1 are really showing lots of different skills with this art piece. They are also using a variety of media! Well done Year 1.
Year 6 had a fantastic day of bushcraft outside in our forest school. We learnt to make shelters, tie various sorts of knots needed for survival and build fires. We had so much fun and learned lots of amazing survival tips!
Today, the fantastic chefs, at Hillside, conjured up a wonderful, celebratory picnic in honour of the Royal Wedding. Not only were there sandwiches, pizza and carrot sticks but there were also shortbread crowns! What a treat.
YEar 3 enjoying Forest Schools
Year 4 enjoyed an afternoon of Forest Schools today. They even had a go at using a flint and steel to make fire!
Year 4 have been building shelters and enjoying the sunshine. I wonder if they are waterproof! What a great writing enhancement!