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

Year 4 Bamburgh Residential

Great news! A fantastic new Goosehill School opening September 2019 with wonderful Early Years and sporting opportunities!!

Northumberland School Games Tag Rugby Champions!

Morpeth's Floral Clock Design Competition Winners

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


This Weeks Attendance

  • Class 1 99.7%
  • Class 2 97.3%
  • Class 3 92.0%
  • Class 4 95.0%
  • Class 5 97.7%
  • Class 6 97.3%
  • Class 7 98.6%
  • Class 8 95.8%
  • Class 9 93.1%
  • Class 10 92.30%

School News

Sandwich Chefs

We used the cress we have grown in class to make egg and cress sandwiches. We practised using a range of simple tools and techniques. We peeled the eggs, used forks to mash them up, used spoons to mix in mayonnaise and knives to spread butter and cut our sandwiches in...

Easter Egg Hunt

Today we had a lovely time in the sunshine hiding and looking for Easter eggs! We hid them all around the garden and, so that we did not forget where we had put them, we took photographs of the hiding places using the ipads. We are really good at finding and using the...


Members of Class 7 and 8 took part in a Tri-Golf tournament at Riverside. The children thoroughly enjoyed the tournament and their skills improved greatly as it progressed. They finished an honorable 5th, finishing as the top scorers on 2 of the 8 holes. Well done...

Super Scientists

Class 9 have been applying their scientific knowledge to a creative project. They have been challenged to design and make their own electrical match up game. They chose a topic to base their game around and then had to use wires and components to create a circuit...

Little Van Gogh’s…

Year 3 have continued their learning about Vincent Van Gogh and his art work. They had a go at re-creating his painting of 'The Church at Auvers' using different materials such as cotton buds, sponges and brushes to create texture within their work. They also had a go...

Measuring Madness!

Miss Robinson's numeracy class have been learning how to measuring in MM, CM and M this week. The children had to decide which unit of measure would be best to measure different items in the yard and had to record their results in a table. They were able to use 30cm...

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