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  • The School site is closed on Monday 25th Jan 21 to all staff and students due to bad weather

    Published 05/01/21
    School is currently closed. If you have any safeguarding concerns about a child attending Hillcrest School please either email your concerns to safeguarding@hillcrest.bham.sch.uk or call 0121 464 3172 during school hours to speak to a member of th
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  • Hillcrest School is now closed for the Christmas Holidays- 1.30pm Friday 18th December 2020

    Published 18/12/20
    Hillcrest School is now closed for the Christmas Holidays- 1.30pm Friday 18th December 2020 If any Parent/Carer or outside organisation needs to contact school regarding a student case of Covid-19, please email Enquiry@hillcrest.bham.sch.uk
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  • COVID-19

    Published 26/11/20

      Important – for the attention of all parents/carers

    1. For the first 6 days after school closes (Saturday 19th December 2020 to 24th December 2020)  if your child tests positive for coronavirus (COVID-19), please inform the school by emailing enquiry@hillcrest.bham.sch.uk so that the school can notify any school close contacts of the positive case to self-isolate if needed.
    2. After the 24th December 2020 – If your child tests positive for coronavirus (COVID-19) – parents and carers should follow contact tracing instructions sent to you by NHS Test and Trace.
    3. On Monday 4th January 2021 - parents and carers should inform the school by emailing enquiry@hillcrest.bham.sch.uk or phoning the school between 9am and 3pm to inform us if your child has tested positive over the Christmas period and/or will not be returning on Tuesday 5th January 2020 due to self-isolating or if their child is unwell for any other reason and is unable to attend school. 
    4. Parents and carers of any students who are due to return to school on 5th January having had a positive test and completed their self-isolation will be contacted by school on Monday 4th January to check they are symptom free.
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  • Sixth Form Open Event Thursday 26th November

    Published 19/11/20
    Join us at our online Open Webinar event on Thursday 26th November at 6pm You will need to contact us via email or telephone to book on this webinar Email: Enquiry@hillcrest.bham.sch.uk Phone: 01214643172 Click here for Sixth Form Application pa
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  • Free school meals for eligible pupils over the half term period

    Published 26/10/20
    Dear Parents/Carers,  You may have seen on Friday, 23rd October, that the Leader of the Council announced that Birmingham City Council will fund free school meals for eligible pupils over the half term period.  For those students
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  • Virtual Open Week 17th to 24th September Please click here to see our video and other resources and how to book onto one of our webinars

    Published 11/09/20

    Hillcrest School and Sixth Form Centre ‘Virtual Open Event’ for Year 6

    We would like to invite you to view our VirtuaOpen Evening Video and FAQs document on our website from Thursday 17th September.

    Parents will also be able to sign up for live webinars hosted by key staff in the school, with the opportunity to ask any questions after the webinar or by arranging a phone call discussion.

    Hillcrest Webinars

    Session 1 - Thursday 17th September 2020 at 6pm

    Session 2 - Monday 21st September 2020 at 5pm

    Session 3 – Thursday 24th September 2020 at 5pm

    Parents will need to email their name, child’s name, current Primary School and an email address for the invite and indicate which session you would prefer to attend to enquiry@hillcrest.bham.sch.uk or call 0121 4643172.

    When we are able to start having visitors on site again we will off course arrange some face to face transition activities and open events for pupils starting at Hillcrest in September 2021.

    Hillcrest School Video

     

     

     

    Hillcrest Open Week Booklet

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  • School Reopening​​​​​​​

    Published 15/07/20

    Week 1

    Monday 31st August - Bank Holiday (No staff or students required in school)

    Tuesday 1st September - Teacher Training Day 1 (No students required in school)

    Wednesday 2nd September - Teacher Training Day 2 No students required in school, except

    Year 13 Enrolment 1330 to 1430 in the OLC

    Further details of the return to school process of reintegration and reorientation for students and COVID-19 control systems and measures will be sent in mid-August, so please check your ParentMail emails and the school website.

    Thursday 3rd September  - Year 7 start school at 8.45 am (Year 7 Induction Day 1)

    Parents Information Morning (Year 7) 9-11am

    Friday 4th September  - Year 7 start school at 8.45 am (Year 7 Induction Day 2)

    Year 12 Induction Day 0930 to 12noon

     

    Week 2

    Monday 7th September

    Year 11 return to school at 8-45am

    Year 10 return to school at 10am

    Tuesday 8th September

    Year 9 return to school at 8-45am

    Year 8 return to school at 10am

    Risk Assessments and Plans for Re-Opening

    We would like to assure you that we are working through the summer to do everything needed to make your child’s return to school in September a safe, happy and positive one. The updated risk assessments, systems of control measures and plans for re-opening will be available on our school website from mid-August and a brief outline will be sent via ParentMail. We will be monitoring the Department for Education and Public Health England guidance closely and will keep you informed if there are any further changes to our start of term arrangements.

    I would like to thank you for your support over the last year, especially in these difficult times. Please continue to follow the current government guidance and enjoy the summer break, we look forward to seeing everyone in our school community next term.

    Free School Meal Vouchers over the Summer Holidays

    The government have confirmed that students, who are eligible for Free School Meals, will continue to receive £15 per week free school meal vouchers (per student)

    over the school summer holidays.

    • On the 13th July you will receive: - £45 (£15 x 3 weeks of 13th, 20th and 27th July)

    • On the 3rd August you will receive: - £60 (£15 x 4 weeks of 3rd, 10th, 17th and 24th August)

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  • Summer Break

    Published 15/07/20
    School will close for the summer break on Friday 17th July at 3pm. Please continue to follow the current government guidance and enjoy the summer break, we look forward to seeing everyone in our school community next term. Main Reception (012
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  • Parents/Carers of Year 10 & 12 Hillcrest student

    Published 09/06/20

    Parents/Carers of Year 10 & 12 Hillcrest students- please complete the Year 10 & 12 questionnaire by the end of the day on Tuesday 9th June. The questionnaire can be found in the 'Forms' section on your ParentMail App or website and was sent to Primary contacts only and is in regards to the school possibly re-opening up for Year 10 & 12 students before the summer.  

    Please note: School will NOT be open to any Year 10 and 12 on 15th June 2020.

    Year 10 and 12 Parents/Carers will be contacted when we have analysed the replies to the questionnaire.

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  • Messages from Hillcrest Staff

    Published 22/05/20

     

     

    Click on the video above to view messages from Hillcrest staff, 

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  • Messages from Hillcrest

    Published 13/05/20
    Click here to view Messages from Hillcrest. 
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