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Come along and support your child in our sponsored run!

 2.30pm Friday 13th October

We are raising money for new bikes and outdoor equipment. 

You can run along with your child or cheer them on from the side-lines!

We are aiming for 2 - 3 laps of the KS1 and KS2 playground.


Donate on our JustGiving page:


Please raise as much as you can – all proceeds will go towards

equipment and resources for reception.


The sponsorship link will be open until Friday 20th October (end of term 1)




MONDAY 25th September - FRIDAY 29th September



  • Friday 29th September - Hillcrest Family Party 6.00 - 9.00pm


  • Parents' Evenings for all year groups will be held on Tuesday 10th October and Thursday 12th October, between 4.00 and 7.00pm. Book a ten minute appointment with your child's teacher using the Arbor parent portal. Booking opens at 5.00pm on Monday 2nd October. You will probably find booking straightforward but you can find instructions HERE if you need them, and the office team are always happy to help.

Next week...


  • Tuesday 3rd October - Behaviour briefing for parents 9.00 
  • Wednesday 4th October - Reception & Yr 1 parents phonics workshop 9.00
  • Thursday 5th October - Friends of Hillcrest AGM 7.30, all welcome


Coming up this term...


  • Tuesday 10th October - Parents' Evening 4.30 - 7.00
  • Thursday 12th October - Parents' Evening 4.30 - 7.30
  • Friday 20th October - End of Term 1 



Keep your finger on the pulse!


Look out for your Friday Mailbag, emailed to you every week, to keep up to date with news for the whole school. (You can also find all the weekly Mailbags on the website, under the News and Events tab.)


You'll find all the news that's just for the Reception classes on this page. It's updated every week so make it your one-stop-shop for class news.

  • All our dates and events for the year are on our website calendar. Click to view it in...
  • calendar format
  • or as a list of events
  • In the calendar layout events are colour coded. Events for everyone are in BLUE. Events for Reception only are in GREEN.

  • Visit the Reception Homework page HERE to download this week's Retrieval Questions.


  • Click HERE to see what we've been doing!



(please only email teachers on school days between 8am and 5.30pm)

Mrs Newstead -
Mrs Howells -
Mrs Caudwell -
Mrs Bonner -


Lady Gaga Class Reps:

Georgina Carver  07742 505240


Mya-Rose Craig Class Reps:

Positions vacant!



If you would like to be added to the Reception WhatsApp group then please get in touch with any of the above Reps