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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

Headteacher

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

Our Human Timeline

We have been starting to learn about Ancient Greece this week. We have been reading Greek myths, have learnt where Greece is in the world in comparison to the United Kingdom as well as where Ancient Greece fits into the history of the world. We have also discussed...

Amazing Artists

This term, class 9 will be looking at landscapes within their Art lessons. To begin with, the children looked closely at several paintings and tried to group them by artist by looking at similarities in use of colour, shape and texture. They then chose their favourite...

Big Calculation!

We have been refining our calculation skills! This week we learnt how to do the shorter multiplication written method and to practise we had a go using big paper and bright colours. We had a colour each so that we could check each others work and look for errors. We...

Scrapyard Challenge

Class 7 completed an investigation to understand which kind of materials are magnetic. We used the idea of a scrapyard to help sort through all the classroom junk. The children discovered that magnetic materials were metal. They also discovered that some metals are...

Map Madness

This week we have been using maps and atlases to locate different English cities and label our own maps. We were given a list of major cities and we had to use the shape of the country and the location of other cities to find them. We then had to show what we had...

Atlas Adventures

  Class 9 have started their new topic for this term-  'Location, Location, Location'. They began by developing their map skills by reading an atlas  in order to locate the major cities around England. They tried really hard and were able to position the cities in the...

King for a Day

Today we looked at how people in France celebrate the Feast of the Kings. We listened to the last part of the Nativity story and learnt about the meaning of epiphany. We all had a piece of galette. If we found a jelly bean in our piece of galette then we became king...

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