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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
Explore our Classes
This Weeks Attendance
- Class 1 94.9% 94.9%
- Class 2 95.6% 95.6%
- Class 3 96.7% 96.7%
- Class 4 97.8% 97.8%
- Class 5 96.9% 96.9%
- Class 6 97.0% 97.0%
- Class 7 96.5% 96.5%
- Class 8 96.1% 96.1%
- Class 9 97.2% 97.2%
- Class 10 97.4% 97.4%
We have some very talented guitarists in Class 7 and this morning some of them gave us a mini concert. Well done, we really enjoyed it!
Thank you to the parents and carers who were able to join Class 7 for their Community Afternoon. The children enjoyed making collages of flowers, using photos that they had taken themselves, and using the watercolour paints to create fabulous pictures.
As part of our Arts Project, Class 7 thought about how different layers in a landscape made them feel. Then they used musical instruments to represent their feelings. The children worked in partners and performed to the class at the end of the lesson.
Class 7 have been talking about things that they have in common with their classmates and things that are different. They made a 'Dream Jar' to share their dreams for the future .
This afternoon, Class 7 began our Arts Project. We are looking at the artist Georgia O'Keeffe. We looked at paintings of flowers that she had done and tried to create some of our own using sketch pencils and pastels.
This week class 10 have been learning all about food chains in their science lessons. We discovered a whole range of new vocabulary such as producer, primary consumer, secondary consumer, tertiary consumer and we discussed what each term means. We learnt that food...
Today in P.E we practised our skills in passing the baton. Then we put them into practise by having a relay.
Morpeth First School will be taking part in the Walk to School Week from the 20th-24th of May. The aim is to get as many children walking to school as possible. We realise this isn't possible for everyone so we have created a 5 minute walking zone so families can...
In numeracy we have been learning all about different weights and measures. We have worked on capacity, length and mass and we got to use the practical equipment to weigh items and measure quantities of liquid. We learnt how to convert measurements by dividing and...
Year 4 had a wonderful time on their 3 day residential trip to Bamburgh. We explored the local area and learnt about its geography and history. We had a great time visiting Bamburgh Castle, The Grace Darling Museum, Etal and Ford, Heatherslaw Mill and Berwick, not to...
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Well Done Class 9 and 10
Very well done!
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