School Info
Tuesday, 07 October 2014 10:32

School Term Dates

School Term Dates 2015 - 2016 Autumn Term 2015:                   Monday 07 September 2015 – Friday 18th December 2015Half term                                      Monday 26 October – Friday 30 October 2015 Spring Term 2016:                     Tuesday 5th January 2016 – Thursday 24th March…
Tuesday, 25 January 2011 11:05

Governor Pen Portraits

Chris JonesI became a Parent Governor of The Hills Lower School in December 2003 and as I approached the end of my 4 year term, in September 2007; I was elected Chair of Governors and thereby began my second term…
Saturday, 06 November 2010 16:36

How to contact staff

It is very important that the children see their parents and teachers working together in partnership.  An active partnership will help to ensure the very best education for your child. Teachers are usually available for a brief chat at the…
Saturday, 06 November 2010 16:31

School Uniform

The Hills Academy uniform can be purchased on line from www.totalclothingshop.co.uk .  A uniform helps to give children a sense of belonging and we ask for your support in ensuring that it is worn.  For Health & Safety reasons high heeled…
Saturday, 06 November 2010 16:29

School Meals

Caterlink provides many homemade dishes using fresh meat with lots of fresh vegetables and fruit. Universal Infant Free School Meals are available for children in Reception, Year 1 and 2.  There is a form to be completed when a child starts…
Saturday, 06 November 2010 16:25

Safer Children

As a school we have a statutory duty to assist Children’s Social Care when we believe that a child’s health or development is being impaired without the provision of services by the Local Authority or when we believe that a…
Saturday, 06 November 2010 16:18

Parking and Road Safety

Parking is always a problem in the area and we do ask parents to be considerate towards local residents who form part of our wider community. Please park legally, safely and with consideration for others. Planning permission for our annexes…
Saturday, 06 November 2010 16:17

Medicine in School

InhalersPlease ensure that your child’s inhaler is in school and in date. Brown preventative inhalers should be kept at home, the blue/grey relievers are the ones required by the children on a day-to-day basis. MedicineOnly prescribed medicine is kept in…
Saturday, 06 November 2010 16:09

Insurance Cover

The School pays into the Risk Protection Assurance package run by the Department for Education.  This covers all insurance for the school buildings, grounds, trips and Public Liability/Employers Liability. Play equipment on the school field and adjacent to the school…
Saturday, 06 November 2010 15:51

Staff List 2015/16

School Leadership Team   Headteacher Mrs M Whitehead Deputy Headteacher/Key Stage 2 Leader Mrs V Thomson Assistant Headteacher/EYFS Co-ordinator Mrs S Mackay Assistant Headteacher/Every Child Matters Mrs E Craigen Senior Teacher/Key Stage 1 Leader Mrs T Antoine Data Analysis and Visits…
Saturday, 06 November 2010 15:13

School Admissions Arrangements

We are able to admit up to 60 pupils in any one year group.  If the number of places in a particular year group is not sufficient to meet the requests of all parents the governors will admit pupils on…
Saturday, 06 November 2010 15:09

Pupil Behaviour

At The Hills Academy we are concerned not only with the academic progress of your child but also with their personal and social development.  The school strives to promote the personal and social development of pupils in a variety of ways…
Saturday, 06 November 2010 15:06

Equal Opportunities

We are committed to pursuing equal opportunities in all aspects of school life.  Discrimination of any sort is not expected or tolerated in the school. The school policy for disabled children is the same as for other children at the…
Saturday, 06 November 2010 14:57

Education Welfare Officer

The job of the Education welfare officer is to work with the school on issues such as: School attendance Punctuality Financial support (e.g. free school meals) Child Protection The Education Welfare Officer for The Hills Academy is based at the Education…
Friday, 17 September 2010 13:02

PTFA Officers and Committee

There is a lively and active PTFA at The Hills Academy and all parents of children in the school are automatically members. The committee is elected by the parents at the Annual General Meeting in October.The PTFA supports the school…
Wednesday, 08 September 2010 13:51

Musical Opportunities

Each class is taught music and also takes part in a singing session every week.  We have a large variety of percussion instruments, both pitched and non-pitched, which all the children play regularly during their lessons.  Music is frequently part…
Wednesday, 08 September 2010 13:33

Holidays in Term Time

Joint Policy for Dealing with Requests for Holiday in Term Time Our Schools are working together with our Education Welfare Officer to ensure that attendance levels do not fall and only improve.  We are concerned about the number of requests…

The Hills Academy Trust

The Hills Academy Trust is a charitable company limited by guarantee and registered in England and Wales with the company number 08434199.
The registered office is The Hills Academy, Stancliffe Road, Bedford MK41 9AT.

Latest School Info

  • School Term Dates
    School Term Dates 2015 - 2016 Autumn Term 2015:                   Monday 07 September 2015 – Friday 18th December 2015Half term                                      Monday 26 October – Friday 30 October 2015 Spring…
  • Governor Pen Portraits
    Chris JonesI became a Parent Governor of The Hills Lower School in December 2003 and as I approached the end of my 4 year term, in September 2007; I was…
  • How to contact staff
    It is very important that the children see their parents and teachers working together in partnership.  An active partnership will help to ensure the very best education for your child.…
  • School Uniform
    The Hills Academy uniform can be purchased on line from www.totalclothingshop.co.uk .  A uniform helps to give children a sense of belonging and we ask for your support in ensuring that…
  • School Meals
    Caterlink provides many homemade dishes using fresh meat with lots of fresh vegetables and fruit. Universal Infant Free School Meals are available for children in Reception, Year 1 and 2.  There…

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Ctrl Z the movie
2012

Lost Friends 2011

Stay With Me the movie 2011

The Door
2010

Peer Pressure
2010

Seven of Diamonds
2010

High 3:30
2009

School of the Dead
2009

Befriend
2008