‘Bell’ is named after Les Bell. Les Bell opened a chain of shops called ‘Bells Stores’. In 2004 Les Bell decided to retire and sold his 54 convenience stores to Sainsbury’s for around £22 million. Les Bell has visited our school.
Hollis was named after Stanley Hollis who was born on 21st September 1912. He grew up in Archibald Street. Stanley was presented the Victoria Cross by King George VI at Buckingham Palace on 10th October 1944. He was awarded this medal because he was a soldier in the second world war during the Normanby Invasion of Europe. Through his bravery he saved the lives of many, many men. He died on the 8th February 1972.
Bolckow is named after Henry William Ferdinand Bolckow. He was born on the 8th December 1806 in Germany. Dying on the 18th July 1878. He was well known for becoming the first Mayor of Middlesbrough and the first member of Parliament for the town too. Henry lived in a very large house called Marton Hall. He wanted the people of Middlesbrough to enjoy the halls large grounds. These eventually became known as ‘Stewarts Park’.
Grey is named after Tanni Grey-Thompson who was born in 1969 on the 26th July in Cardiff, Wales. Tanni lived a number of years in Redcar with her husband and her daughter. After she retired from wheelchair racing she went on to help disabled sports people. Tanni has visited our school.
Every child from Year 1 to 6 is put into one of the houses. House points are given as rewards at Easterside for good manners and good learning. Every week the house captains go around the KS2 classes collecting and adding up the total number of house points that week.
School is open as usual on Monday 5th March.
Details to follow.
Early Years (Nursery and Reception) parents and family are invited to stay on Thursday’s to join in themed activities with their child in the setting.
For morning nursery and reception this is at 8.45am and for afternoon nursery this is at 12. The sessions last for approx 30 – 45 mins. Everyone welcome!
Reception children will take part in Yoga Bugs every Thursday. Please ensure they have their PE kit with them on these days and earrings are taken out if they have them.