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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
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This Weeks Attendance
- Class 1 99.6% 99.6%
- Class 2 99.6% 99.6%
- Class 3 98.7% 98.7%
- Class 4 100% 100%
- Class 5 99.7% 99.7%
- Class 6 98.0% 98.0%
- Class 7 97.7% 97.7%
- Class 8 95.2% 95.2%
- Class 9 95.2% 95.2%
- Class 10 99.7% 99.7%
Year 2 had a fantastic day out at Northumberland Country Zoo. We loved looking at all the different animals and learned about the adaptations that meerkats, birds of prey and lemurs have to help them survive in their different habitats.
Today in Maths, Year 3 worked on counting back and subtracting. They had to roll a dice to help generate their own number sentences.
We have been looking at natural objects in art this week. We used leaves which we had collected for our art lesson. We made leaf collages and found by adding legs the leaves looked a lot like insects or hedgehogs! We made leaf rubbings using oil pastel and could see...
Mrs Smeaton's numeracy group having been getting to grips with angles this week. They have been using their protractor skills to measure the size of angles as well as drawing angles of a given size. We had a few teething problems but with some determination and hard...
This week in Topic the children have been getting creative making Stone Age necklaces. They looked at some model example and created their own.
Mr Lunec's numeracy class have been working on adding multiples of 100 to 3 digit numbers. The children completed a list against sums against the clock. Once the children had finished they partnered up and completed some peer assessment. The children then fed back to...
Year 4 have been applying their knowledge of sound from their science lessons to help them make their very own band. They had lots of fun designing and making their instruments but the hard work came when they had to explain the science behind each one. They...
This afternoon, Class 7 thought about what their dream and nightmare school would be like. They wrote their ideas about how they might feel in each school on a post it note and we made a venn diagram.
Year 2 have learned to use bar model pictures to represent a sum. We know the 2 smaller bars must be equal to the total of the large bar. We learned to make a fact family of 2 add sums and 2 inverse take-aways to match a bar model picture. We moved our bars around to...
As part of our science topic of sound we spent a bit of time learning about why animals have different ears! First of all we sorted and grouped animals according to different criteria, we looked at size, shape and position of ears as well as considering the habitat of...
last week were:
Well Done Class 4 – 100%
Very well done!
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