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Y1 Phonics 2017 98% pass rate. Goosehill placed in top 3% of schools nationally!

New School Parent Consultation

Welcome to Morpeth First School

I am delighted to extend a warm welcome to you on behalf of the Governing Body and staff at Morpeth First ( Goosehill ) and I hope you enjoy reading our website.

I am very proud to share with you our ‘Outstanding’ school and the wonderful achievements of our children. The community of Morpeth First School believes in identifying and developing the potential, personal success and uniqueness of every child within a happy, safe and nurturing environment by ‘Learning Together and Growing Together.’ We value and harness positive partnerships between home, school and the local community and enjoy sharing our good practice with all our supportive stakeholders.

Our curriculum is dynamic and inclusive and learning is ‘fun’ and exciting! We deliver a creative skills programme which includes a wide range of relevant interactive learning, investigative, artistic and technological activities. We offer termly Collapsed Curriculum Projects such as our recent ‘ ICT/DT Robots’ programme and regularly use visits and visitors to support our teaching and learning eg Forest Schools, Creative Practitioners, Allotment.

We have held the highly regarded Artsmark Gold Award, Healthy Schools, International Schools Award, Food for Life Bronze Award and Gold School Games Mark and Leading Parent Partnership Awards which altogether seek to validate the richness of our curriculum along with the twenty lunchtime and after school clubs which OfSTED deemed ‘Outstanding.’

Teaching and Learning is excellent and our children’s Achievement and Performance outstanding and well above national averages in all phases. Please enjoy visiting our website. We look forward to welcoming your child to join our Community of Learners.

You are most welcome to visit at anytime.

Miss E Reay

Headteacher

This Weeks Attendance

  • Class 1 92.6%
  • Class 2 94.8%
  • Class 3 97.3%
  • Class 4 97.2%
  • Class 5 97.2%
  • Class 6 97.3%
  • Class 7 97.2%
  • Class 8 97.9%
  • Class 9 96.8%
  • Class 10 97.4%

School News

Looking at Landscapes

In their art lessons, Class 9 have continued their topic of 'Landscapes'. This week the children used a grid in order to recreate one of their favourite landscape pictures - 'A Field of Poppies' by Monet. They worked really hard to make sure the detail in the...

Dancing through stories

We have been learning to  retell stories by travelling and moving our bodies in lots of different ways. This week we worked to retell parts of the story 'Jack and the Beanstalk' by dancing to a range of music. We thought about ways that Jack might move, and how we...

The story of Kuang-Li

Year 3's writing topic this term is myths and legends. Class 7 have been learning about the story of Kuang-Li. They have started the Talk4writing process this week and drawn their story maps and retold the story to each other using actions. This process resulted in...

Meet Jonjo Shelly!

Class 7 have adopted a turtle family. We received Jonjo Shelly in the post over Christmas and have been helping him to settle in class 7. Shelly is helping Class 7 to concentrate on their learning as he only sits with children who are focused on their learning. He is...

Snow Day Fun!

We had lots of fun yesterday playing and exploring in the snow!  We wrapped up warm with snow boots, wellies, jumpers, coats, hats, scarves and gloves. It took us a LONG TIME to get dressed but we are working hard this half term to increase our independent skills. We...

Merlin’s Magic Mayhem

In numeracy we have been learning about capacity. We had fun making magic potions that followed different spells. We had to measure out the exact quantities of different magic ingredients such as seasoned trolls toenails and mix them together! There was a moment of...

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Class 8  97.9% – Best Attendance

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