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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 94%
  • Class 2 98%
  • Class 3 98.7%
  • Class 4 99%
  • Class 5 100%
  • 98%
  • Class 7 99.3%
  • Class 8 99.4%
  • Class 9 98.3%
  • Class 10 97.7%

School News

On the Mat

Class 4 had a taster session for Judo. We learnt about the origins of the sport and we tried out some basic moves. We learnt about balance and how important this is in Judo. we learnt about using our body weight to stop an opponent from moving. We loved the session...

Architects of 3D Shape

In Class 3, we have enjoyed learning about 3D shape. We made our own 3D shapes using Plasticine and matchsticks. We identified the different shapes. We could recognise and start to count the different sides and corners- or...

Model Volcanoes

Class 7 started to make their volcanoes this week. The first stage was to create the structure, out of clay, around a bottle. Once dried the children will begin to pain them, before the...

Rotten Romans

We visited Segedunum Roman Fort as part of our Romans topic and learnt all about how Roman soldiers lived, dressed and fought. We got to try on different parts of a Roman army uniform and then explore the different areas of the fort. We also learnt about Roman legacy...

Magic Faraway Leaves

Class 5 have been enjoying reading The Magic Faraway Tree by Enid Blyton. They have learned to describe the setting in the Enchanted Wood using lots of adjectives.They used pastels to design what they thought the leaves of the Magic Faraway Tree would look like to...

Jumping Gymnasts

We have been developing our gymnastic skills this week, travelling, jumping, balancing and rolling. We practised travelling on tall tip toes, travelling close to the floor, travelling sideways, backwards and forwards. We practised pencil, tuck and star jumps,...

Garden Explorers

We have been for an autumn walk around our school garden. We spotted trees with no leaves on. We noticed that all the leaves were on the ground. They were red, brown and yellow and when we walked on them they made a crunching sound. All the summer flowers were gone,...

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Class 5 – 100%

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