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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 99.6% 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%
Morpeth First School will be taking part in the Walk to School Week from the 20th-24th of May. The aim is to get as many children walking to school as possible. We realise this isn't possible for everyone so we have created a 5 minute walking zone so families can...
In numeracy we have been learning all about different weights and measures. We have worked on capacity, length and mass and we got to use the practical equipment to weigh items and measure quantities of liquid. We learnt how to convert measurements by dividing and...
Year 4 had a wonderful time on their 3 day residential trip to Bamburgh. We explored the local area and learnt about its geography and history. We had a great time visiting Bamburgh Castle, The Grace Darling Museum, Etal and Ford, Heatherslaw Mill and Berwick, not to...
This afternoon we worked in partners to play a game. We had to decide if the 's' at the end of the word had been used to show a plural or possession. We were not allowed to see the sentence and could only hear it from our partner.
This afternoon, Class 7 enjoyed discussing the roles of males and females. They thought about jobs that are often gender stereotyped and how chores in their own homes are divided out!
Year 2 have begun to learn about the weaving process and how it turns single threads in to full pieces of fabric. We have looked at how material is used to make useful things and can also be made in to beautiful works of art. We started learning paper weaving to...
This morning, Class 7 enjoyed designing their own cross breed animals. They thought about their appearance, diet, habitat and threats to their existence. Later in the week, they will use their ideas to write a report about their animal.
Today, Class 7 visited William Turner Garden. Although there were not a great deal of plants yet, the children enjoyed reading the labels and finding interesting facts. In our next ICT lesson we will research what the plants will look like later in the year and will...
Class 7 have really enjoyed designing their own plant pots. Their task was to think about which age group their plant pot was for and make their design reflect this.
Class 5 had a great day out at the Newcastle Discovery Museum. They found out all about the Great Fire of Newcastle and Gateshead and used drama and role play to retell the story. They also enjoyed visiting all the other exhibitions to look at History and Science...
last week were:
Well Done Class 4 – 100%
Very well done!
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