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Y1 Phonics 2017 98% pass rate. Goosehill placed in top 3% of schools nationally!
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Great news! A fantastic new Goosehill School opening September 2019 with wonderful Early Years and sporting opportunities!!
Northumberland School Games Tag Rugby Champions!
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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 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%
During numeracy this week we have been drawing reflections of shapes and other patterns. We learnt how to reflect using a vertical, horizontal and diagonal mirror line on a grid. We had to count the squares or dots away from the mirror line to make sure that we were...
Class 9 have been working really hard in their literacy lessons, learning all about newspaper reports and journalistic writing. To get into character, the children wrote and performed their own news broadcast on Jackson Pollock. It helped them use a more formal tone...
Class 5 enjoyed having some of their parents join us for lunch today. Luckily the rain stopped so we could go outside and play in the...
As part of our Arts Project, Class 5 took part in a bare toed dancing lesson. Year 2 are looking at the artist Lowry and our dancing was linked to his paintings. For example, machines that might be in the factories and the match stick people that he...
Mr Lunec's Numeracy group have started their new unit. They learnt how to measure accurately in cm and mm. Next we discussed which units of measure would be best for measuring different objects. After that we looked at a scenario where a ruler was broken and how we...
Year 4 have been consolidating their multiplication skills. The children spent time looking at how the place value of digits change when multiplying and dividing by 10 and 100 with whole numbers and decimal numbers.They also used the short written method to multiply...
This week Miss Taylor's Maths groups are learning about shape. Today, we began the lesson by naming 3D shapes. Then we used play dough to create models of the shapes, taking care to get the correct number of faces and...
We really enjoyed our trip to Beamish. We loved looking around the town (especially the sweet shop)! We enjoyed riding on the old fashioned buses and looking at the old cars and trams. We were very quiet during our Edwardian lesson! The teachers were very strict and...
In Literacy we have been using lots of adjectives and expanded noun phrases to describe the characters in the story 'Baboon On The Moon'. In Art we tried different clay modelling skills then created our own 3D baboon...
Our new writing genre of newspaper reports got off to a flying start this week. We learnt all about the different features of newspapers and the articles within them. We discovered that a newspaper report contains the 5Ws - Who? What? Where? Why? When? And we spent a...
last week were:
Class 1 – Best Attendance
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