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Welcome to Easterside Academy

"Giving the Chance to Shine"

Houses at Easterside

At Easterside Academy we have four houses: Bell, Hollis, Bolckow and Grey. Each house is named after an inspirational local person.

l_bell        bell

Bell (Red) – Les Bell

‘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.

Stan_Hollis1    Hollis

Hollis (Yellow) – Stanley Hollis

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.

 _46878333_henrybolckow     bolcow

Bolckow (Green) – Henry Bolckow

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’.

ATHENS - SEPTEMBER 23: Tanni Grey-Thompson of Great Britain recives her Gold after winning 100m T53 at the Athens 2004 Paralympic Games at the Olympic Stadium September, 23, 2004 in Athens, Greece. (Photo by Phil Cole/Getty Images)

Grey (Blue) – Tanni Grey Thompson



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.

Autumn Term

 Week   Bell   Grey   Hollis   Bolckow
1 193 121 194 128
2  196 147  205 157
3  184  80  91 173
4  157  145  128 156
5 189  166  144  200
6  180  146 189   126
7  94  142  148  135
8  151  168  176  142
9  174  150  135 163
10 90  189  95  93
11  200  173  217  199
12  148  158  169  168
13 188 199 142 193
14 157 115 148 162

 Spring Term

 Week   Bell   Grey   Hollis   Bolckow
1 125 123 149 112
2  258  183  218  170
3  176  120  119 166
4  269  181 81  84
5  141  138  121 78
6  122 192  87 130
7  138 167  138  122

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Mar 19 all-day

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Mar 20 all-day

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Mar 21 all-day

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Mar 22 all-day

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Early Years Stay and Play @ Easterside Academy
Mar 22 all-day

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!

Yoga Bugs @ Easterside Academy
Mar 22 all-day

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.