Newsletter 8th May

Weekly Newsletter

8th May 2018

Parent survey

Please remember to complete our parent survey online using the link here Fill out form or it can be access via the ‘our news section on the school website home page. The deadline for completion is Friday 18th May. Your feedback is really important to us so please fill one in – it should only take 5 minutes. Thank you!

Royal Wedding picnic lunch

To celebrate the upcoming royal wedding, a special picnic lunch will be available next week on Thursday 17th May, this will replace the usual menu that day. It will include a selection of sandwiches, cheese & tomato pizza slice, cocktail sausages, carrot batons, crisps and a shortbread crown. Children can order this on the day as usual.

Schools sports co-ordinator

Frodsham and Villages School Partnership (FAVSP) are seeking to appoint a new School Sports Coordinator to work across our partnership of local schools. Details are available on the CWAC and Helsby High School websites. Anyone interested who would like more details should speak to Mr Richardson.

Min-y-don information evening

An information evening for all Year 5 pupils and parents will be held on Tuesday 5th June at 3.30pm in the Year 6 classroom. This meeting will provide you with information and details about the residential in October and an opportunity to ask any questions you may have.

Half-term holiday club

PDS are once again running a holiday club at half-term. It runs from the 29th May until 1st June 8.30am-3.30pm cost £45. See school notice boards and the attached flyer for further information.

Sports update

Orienteering-Last week six Y5 orienteering leaders went to Helsby High School to take part in the FAVSP competition – the boys came 3rd! Mrs Cooke was very impressed with the team work and problem solving skills from all of the team.

Reception Mini-kickers-This week sees Reception mini-kickers go to their first ever tournament we wish them well!

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Monday 21st May - FOH Meeting at School, 7pm.

Thursday 24th May - Our LAST Disco of the Year

Tuesday 5th June - ClothesAid - bags arriving 21/5/18

Friday 22nd June - Non Uniform Day - To stock Summer Fair

Friday 29th June - Summer Fair & Non Uniform Day

Saturday 28th July - Summer Camp on School Field. Thank you to Vikki White, (Y2 Parent) for offering to lead this event. The Summer Camp will go ahead as planned. A letter with all details will be sent home closer to the time.


We haven’t forgotten, our Teachers have just been very busy of late. We will announce as soon as we can what RECEPTION & YEAR 4 have chosen to spend their coins on.


Please join us in our LAST disco of the year! Hotdogs, Squash & Sweets as normal, but due to lighter nights, glow sticks won’t be on sale this disco. KS1 is 6-7pm & KS2 is 7:15-8:15pm. Entrance is £2.50.

Get practicing your floss dance moves Hillside!

If you would like to help at this event, please email/Facebook/speak to FOH - Thank you.


THANK YOU everyone for voting & supporting us so far. We have until the end of June to vote. If you would like to post any pictures of your child voting to the FOH Facebook page, please do and we will happily share 😀

Have a great week Hillside.

“It’s easy to get involved, you can do just one thing!”

Thank you for your continued support.


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Contact the School

Helsby Hillside Primary School

Bates Lane
Helsby, Frodsham
Cheshire, WA6 9LN

Headteacher: Mr C Richardson
School Contacts: Mrs F MacCready
& Mrs S Tregilgas

Tel: 01928 722991