School Info
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…
    Mrs Cope - French and Music Teacher Good at teaching us to sing songs in French. Everything about her is lovely. She is fabulous at singing because she has a wonderful voice, we enjoy her music lessons. Our…
At The Hills Academy we work to create a rich, stimulating and enjoyable learning environment which offers safety and security in order that children develop confidence to grow and learn.  Caring, consideration and appreciation of others have equal priority with…
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…
The Hills Lower School has a simple school uniform which is inexpensive and can be obtained from the school shop and many chain stores.  A uniform helps to give children a sense of belonging and we ask for your support…
Caterlink provides many homemade dishes using fresh meat with lots of fresh vegetables and fruit. Please put your money/cheque in an envelope marked “Dinner Money” together with your child’s name and class.  Cheques should be made payable to: Caterlink.   Change for…
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…
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…
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…
School Trips We have Personal Accident Insurance cover for young persons. Risk assessments are carried out for every trip and you may request to see these at any time. The LA has informed us that the following paragraph has to…
All clubs are now underway. Children in KS2 were offered a variety of clubs and are now enjoying the enrichment to the curriculum that this opportunity offers. The following school clubs are provided for pupils in Years 3 and 4:…
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/Knowlege and Innovation Mrs C Humphreys Assistant Headteacher/Every Child Matters Mrs E Craigen Senior Teacher/Key Stage 1…
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…
At The Hills Lower School 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…
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…
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 Lower School is Mrs Lydia…
There is a lively and active P.T.A. at The Hills Lower School 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 P.T.A. supports the…
Prime Time is the Before and After School Club for children at The Hills Lower School. AM  -  8am - 8.45pm                £2.00 /£2.20 late booking PM  -  3.20pm - 5.30pm           £3.20 per hour/£4.30 late booking Refreshments are included in the…
PE is a high priority for both the British Government and all at The Hills Lower School. The government has stated it aim for as many people as possible to 'get sweaty' three times a week. To this end, as…
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…
At The Hills Lower School we all appreciate the importance of strong links between home and school. It is important for us to work together to ensure that each child is able to progress fully in all areas of his/her…
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

  • 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…
  • The aims of The Hills Academy
    At The Hills Academy we work to create a rich, stimulating and enjoyable learning environment which offers safety and security in order that children develop confidence to grow and learn. …
  • 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 Lower School has a simple school uniform which is inexpensive and can be obtained from the school shop and many chain stores.  A uniform helps to give children…
  • School Meals
    Caterlink provides many homemade dishes using fresh meat with lots of fresh vegetables and fruit. Please put your money/cheque in an envelope marked “Dinner Money” together with your child’s name and…


Connecting Classrooms

Connecting Classrooms

   primary science quality mark


Cineclub Showcase


2012

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