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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 97.4% 97.4%
  • Class 2 97.7% 97.7%
  • Class 3 94.3% 94.3%
  • Class 4 99.3% 99.3%
  • Class 5 97.7% 97.7%
  • Class 6 98.0% 98.0%
  • Class 7 96.7% 96.7%
  • Class 8 99.7% 99.7%
  • Class 9 97.6% 97.6%
  • Class 10 97.4% 97.4%

School News

Fantastic French

Class 9 have been extending their french vocabulary by learning the names of body parts. They also learnt how to say that a body part is hurt or sore. They took part in speaking and listening activities, games and role play to reinforce the...

Dance Party!

As our half term treat we chose have a dancing competition. We all chose music to dance to and joined in as a group. We danced to Little Mix, George Ezra and the Ghostbusters theme. We also did the Macarena and watch some ballet. It was a enjoyable end to our first...

Multi-skills Festival

Year 2 had a great afternoon at Chantry Middle School taking part in the Morpeth Schools Sports Partnership Festival. It was fun working with children from other local First Schools and the Year 8 Sports Leaders were great at organising and running the different...

Northumberland Zoo

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...

Are you hungry, Monster?

We read the story of Bernard's Monster and we thought of a way to save Bernard from the monster. We decided to make sandwiches for the monster so that it would not eat Bernard. We practised making sandwiches then we wrote a list of instructions using time...

Busy Fingers

We have been building up our fingers and hand strength with some lovely new exercises and equipment. We used Theraputty, elastic bands to stretch and practised winding string around pegs to improve our...

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Class 8 – Best  Attendance

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