Hills Class

Welcome to our wonderful class!

“Children are born ready, able and eager to learn. They actively reach out to interact with other people, and in the world around them. Development is not an automatic process, however. It depends on each unique child having opportunities to interact in positive relationships and enabling environments”. Development Matters

Mrs 'Artful' Dodge is the full-time class teacher along with Mrs 'Pied' Piper who works part-time.

Also assisting in class are our highly-trained support staff, Miss 'Spider' Webster and Mrs 'Pepper' Potts.

We all believe that children should be given every opportunity to learn more about the world around them, through different experiences, to enable them to develop into the very best person they can be.

“A good early education is the foundation for later success...” Bold beginnings, Ofsted

'I'm going to take you on a treasure hunt, it starts inside your mind

The clue is something remarkable that only you can find...'


Hills curriculum map aut 2 2018 latest final.docx

PE Days: Tuesdays and Fridays - please ensure your child's named kit is in school.

Kit should be left at school all week, please. Also, wellies and a waterproof coat.

Homework, etc: Spellings (KS1 - Butterflies and Dragonflies) sent home Fridays and tested the following Friday.

Brain training activities sent home beginning of each half term, due in last week of that half term.

Phonics letters and sounds, number formation practice and tricky words, etc - please practice any activities sent home with your child. The home learning book needs to be in school on Fridays. (Reception - Caterpillars)


Ways to help your child:


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  1. What game did you play at playtime?
  2. What made you smile today at school?
  3. What was the funniest thing the teacher said?
  4. Who do you want to make friends with in your class, but you haven't had a chance yet?

Useful, educational links for you to use:

About our staff...

Mrs Dodge is the SENDCO across the federation and is currently studying for the National Award for SENDCO through distance learning with Middlesex University. She is the EYFS coordinator and Creative Curriculum lead teacher across the Federation. Mrs Dodge is also a member of FONTS (school PTA).

Mrs Piper is the Social and Cultural lead teacher across the Federation.

Miss Webster holds an CACHE diploma (Early Years) and is currently studying for her HLTA award. She is a leading member of FONTS.

Mrs Potts has a diploma in Early Years Education and specialises in working with SEND children, delivering bespoke 1:1 support.