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Staff Recruitment APRIL 2015
We are currently looking for a Class Teacher to join our team. Please visit the Recruitment page in Our School/Recruitment section of the website. School is open after the Easter break on Monday 13th April and you are very welcome to ring to arrange a visit to have a look around and meet us.  
Computer Programming Introducing computer programming to your kids can be daunting, especially for those who aren't familiar with code. Fortunately, over the last few years, a number of FREE apps, software, and guides have been created that make the often-complex subject of computer coding easy and fun to grasp for young learners. So where to begin? We have gathered together a list of online resources available for you to share with your kids to help them start learning about programming.    
New Mobile App Our new FREE mobile app is now available for Android and Apple mobile devices.  Our app delivers all the latest news and blogs from our website, and social media, school films, events and school diary direct to your phone. You can download it using the QR code, or by visiting Apple iTunes or Google Play store on your phone or tablet.
School Angel To raise funds for the The Hills Academy just click on any retailers, all of the profit goes to help the school and you get exactly the same deal as if you had visited the retailers website direct. There is no need for you to create an account and we don't need any of your personal details. We will simply track your donation straight back to your school every time you visit School Angel. Thank you.

Latest News & Blogs

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  • Week commencing Monday 20th April 2015
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    Week commencing Monday 20th April 2015 Hello everyone! What excitement this week!  We had just returned from our lunchtime play and found that Henrietta hen had come to visit us!  The children were very excited and had lots of questions to ask her!  We have also been busy exploring hens eggs this week and observed similarities and differences between raw, poached and hard boiled eggs.  In our maths we focused on using numbers beyond 10.  In our artwork we created egg-shaped suncatchers using bin bags and…
    Written on Thursday, 23 April 2015 19:11 in EYFS
  • How to make a JetPack
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    How to make a JetPack Jetpack You can craft a jetpack, which allows you to fly in Survival mode when equipped. However, it will quickly run out of fuel, in which case you will need some coal or charcoal in your inventory for it to fill back up. The durability bar on the jetpack indicates how much fuel is left. You can also get a short speed boost while flying by right-clicking with a fuel item in your hand. This will consume the fuel. Solar…
    Written on Saturday, 18 April 2015 16:08 in Minecraft Club
  • Week commencing Monday 13th April 2015
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    Week commencing Monday 13th April 2015 Hello everyone and welcome to our summer term together!  We hope you all had a fabulous Easter break and have enjoyed the spring sunshine! The children look refreshed and happy and it is quite a shock to think that we only have one more term together!  This term our topic is 'Out of the Egg' and a curriculum information sheet will be issued shortly!  The children were surprised to find a nest in the school grounds with a letter from…
    Written on Thursday, 16 April 2015 06:52 in EYFS
  • Spring Term 2
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    Expenditures Please see the attached form to view the PE expenditures form to date. Staff Training and Development Mr Parker has completed an in depth PE monitoring report this term. During this report PE planning from Key Stage 1 and Key Stage 2 was scrutinised and a pupil and staff voice was also held to get current opinions of PE from both staff and pupils. As a result, future steps to be taken in order to raise the standard of…
    Written on Tuesday, 14 April 2015 15:36 in PE & Sports
  • Welcome to the Summer Term!
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    Welcome to the Summer Term! Welcome back to school! Everyone at book club hopes that you have all had a lovely Easter break - and that you have read lots of books! We have all enjoyed our break and have read some new books. Millie has read 'Gangsta Granny' and 'Awful Auntie.' Ben has also started reading 'Awful Auntie.' David Walliams is a very popular author in book club! Neve has read a few 'Horrid Henry' books, but has also been getting ideas for cooking…
    Written on Tuesday, 14 April 2015 11:44 in Book Club
  • Week commencing Monday 23rd March 2015
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    Week commencing Monday 23rd March 2015 Hello everyone and welcome to the final blog of the spring term! We have had a wonderful time in Bromham!  We have learned about items that float and sink, we have discoverd how tricky it is to build twig towers and we have thoroughly enjoyed making nests to enjoy around the campfire! Even though we have two weeks holiday now, it would be brilliant if your children could keep up with their reading, practise writing short sentences about what they…
    Written on Friday, 27 March 2015 16:58 in EYFS
  • Book Club recommendation for the Easter break
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    Book Club recommendation for the Easter break If you are looking for a book to read over the Easter break, book club suggests that you read... Horrible Histories: Cruel Kings and Mean Queens. History with the nasty bits left in! Cruel Kings and Mean Queens gives you the horrible historical facts on all our shocking sovreigns, from William the Conker right up to Lizzie the Last. It'll tell you what you really want to know, like... Which king died after falling off the toilet why people thought King…
    Written on Tuesday, 24 March 2015 12:38 in Book Club
  • Week commencing 16th March 2015
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    Week commencing 16th March 2015 Hello everyone! What a busy week this has been!  We have been enjoying different versions of Goldilocks and the Three Bears, we have been following instructions to make porridge and we have been busy making cards to celebrate Easter.  However, the highlight of the week has been the visit by Teaching Talons who educated the children about a range of creatures, including rabbits, rats, a hedgehog, an Argentinian horn rimmed frog, a giant centipede and a barn owl who thoroughly…
    Written on Thursday, 19 March 2015 16:21 in EYFS
  • PTFA Easter Raffle
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    PTFA Easter Raffle Lots of Easter Eggs and Books to be won!!! Drawn on Friday 27th March 2015 during the Easter Assembly. Tickets are £1 per strip from the school office.  
    Written on Thursday, 19 March 2015 15:24 in The Hills Academy PTFA
  • Garden work in
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    Garden work in Come and join us for a fun packed work in to get the garden ready for the summer term… Saturday 25th April 10.30 – 1.30 We will provide laughter and light refreshments if you provide a spade, enthusiasm and muscle power. For further information see Miss Starr or Mrs Griffin
    Written on Thursday, 19 March 2015 14:49 in News
  • End of term Coffee and Cake Afternoon.
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    End of term Coffee and Cake Afternoon. Thursday 26th March 3pm - 4pm In the hall. ALL WELCOME £1.50 adult      £1.00 children (for a dink and a cake)   All donations of cakes welcome, please bring to the staffroom on the Wednesday or Thursday morning.
    Written on Thursday, 19 March 2015 14:06 in News
  • Week commencing Monday 9th March 2015
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    Week commencing Monday 9th March 2015 Week commencing Monday 9th March 2015 Hello everyone and welcome back to our blog! This week we have been busy learning about measuring and Little Red Riding Hood.  The children have also been busy making a little surprise for Sunday!  We have also visited the computer suite again and Mr. Horsley has been thrilled with the amount of progress the children are making in these sessions – he has told us that Thursdays are now his favourite day of the…
    Written on Friday, 13 March 2015 08:29 in EYFS
  • This week's book of the week
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    This week's book of the week This week book club have chosen... Kitten Club - Ginger's New Home. "Amy, Molly, Lily, Ruby, Ella and Mia are the luckiest girls in the world - they've all got adorable new kittens! And they've started up a club so they can swap stories about their gorgeous pets. It's going to be the best club ever!  Amy can't believe it when her paretns say she can have a kitten. She falls in love with Ginger straight away and is determined…
    Written on Tuesday, 10 March 2015 12:39 in Book Club
  • Week commencing 2nd March 2015
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    Week commencing 2nd March 2015 Week commencing Monday 2nd March 2015 Hello everyone and welcome to another Reception blog! This week we have been busy doubling numbers and have used everything from dinosaurs to playdough to practise!  We have also enjoyed a fiction book called, ‘Foggy, Foggy Forest’ and have created our own fog pictures as well as learning about silhouettes. We also tried to describe how we felt when we were happy and one response was, “I feel like I want to smile lots!”…
    Written on Friday, 06 March 2015 08:37 in EYFS
  • This week's book of the week
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    This week's book of the week This week's book of the week is..... Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire   This is the fourth book in the Harry Potter series. So far Harry has found the Philosopher's stone, he has been into the Chamber of Secrets - where he found Tom Marvalo Riddle and a REALLY big Basilik!!!!! He has rescued a prisoner from Azkaban and fought the Dementors, what more could Harry do?   "It is the summer holidays and soon Harry Potter will…
    Written on Tuesday, 03 March 2015 12:37 in Book Club
  • PE Blog Spring Term 1
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    Expenditures Please see the attached expenditures form to view the most recent expenditures log of the PE grant. Staff Training and development Staff attended a Gymnastics CPD Staff Meeting on the 28th Janaury funded by the SSCo membership (see expenditures form). The meeting was delivered by Harley Dowe and was focused on the safe and effective use of apparatus during Gymnastics lessons. In addition Harley discussed effective planning and delivery of Gymnastics lesson where children are required to create a…
    Written on Tuesday, 03 March 2015 07:16 in PE & Sports
  • Monday 23rd February
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    Monday 23rd February Hello everyone and welcome back – we hope you have all had a great half-term break!  The time seems to be racing past and this is a short half-term, with only five weeks until we break for the Easter holidays!  This week the children have been listening to the story of the Gruffalo and have all created their own version of a Gruffalo, which they have then described in their ‘have a go’ writing.  For the first time, we have…
    Written on Friday, 27 February 2015 10:02 in EYFS
  • Learn to code online
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    Learn to code online Introducing computer programming to your kids can be daunting, especially for those who aren’t familiar with code. Fortunately, over the last few years, a number of FREE apps, software, and guides have been created that make the often-complex subject of computer coding easy and fun to grasp for young learners. So where to begin? I have gathered together a list of online resources available for you to share with your kids to help them start learning about programming. I will…
    Written on Friday, 13 February 2015 10:37 in IT Blog

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2010

Seven of Diamonds
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2009

Befriend
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