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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

Delicious Overnight Oats

The children had a visit from the school cook last week and she showed them how to make a healthy breakfast of overnight oats. They learnt about the healthy aspects of this breakfast and which vitamins and nutrients were present in the ingredients. They also learnt...

Ozobot madness!

Class 8 have been putting all of their coding skills into practice over the past 2 weeks and have been trying to programme the Ozobots to move around their tables. They have been learning how to use the website to code their little robot. They then had to debug it and...

Digestive System Models

Class 9 have been getting 'stuck' into their science topic. They were given lots of various materials and they had to create their own model of the digestive system. They had to make sure organs were the correct size, shape and in the correct place. They then labelled...

World Cup Maths

Year 4 have been using the World Cup as inspiration to improve their problem solving skills. They had to measure angles of passes, Build teams using a budget, order stadium capacities and create bar charts using match statistics! Well done everyone. I  just hope that...

World Cup Geography

Class 5 are running a World Cup sweepstake. We each picked a country and are going to find out more about them. We started by using atlases to find out where our countries are in the...

Brilliant Breakfast

This week Class 7 have been taking part in active fortnight. In order to fuel their bodies Class 7 had the cook come in to teach them how to make overnight oats. They enjoyed learning about the different fruits that you could...

Fairy Lanterns

We made some lovely fairy lanterns by saving our old glass jars and bringing them to school. We decorated them with tissue paper on the outside. On the inside, we stuck shapes to catch a shadow. Then we put in a tea light. We tested it by closing all the blinds and...

Ogre Hunting

We visited Plessey Woods Country Park today. We had a walk through the woods looking for things that belonged to the ogre. We found a drum kit and his toilet!. We also spotted fairy doors and someone was sure they had heard the ogre in the trees. After that we played...

Salad Sculptures

We have been talking about healthy eating this week. We know what can be healthy for us to eat and we know what we should only have a little of. We designed a salad using our favourite ingredients. We thought of something new that we would like to try in our salad....

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