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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%
As part of our local studies topic, class 9 have been learning all about Morpeth. They have been developing their mapping skills by locating familiar places within the town and plotting them on map. They have also found out about famous people who have links to...
Class 9 have been studying animals and their habitats. This week the children have been learning about vertebrates and grouping them according to their characteristics. They looked at their similarities and differences and learnt the term 'variation'. They then...
Classes 9 and 10 spent last week at Bamburgh and exploring the local area. We had a wonderful time learning about local history and visiting many local attractions and places of interest including Bamburgh Castle, The Grace Darling Museum, Holy Island, Berwick...
Year 2 had a fantastic sunny day at the Rising Sun Country Park. We carried out a science walk looking at the features of hedgerow, pond and woodland habitats and looking for what plants and animals lived there. We then visited the House of Objects where we used...
We have had lots of fun finding and making our own fossils. We have investigated pictures of different fossils and had a go at painting them using wax crayons and water colours. We have used clay to make our own model fossils, experimenting with tools to add different...
We have been learning about volcanoes and wanted to make our own. We used papier-mache to build the volcano shape and then decorated it with a mix of paint and paper. To make our Volcano erupt we did an experiment. We mixed vinegar and bicarbonate of soda together and...
This week, we have fully enjoyed the arrival of the sun! We went out into the garden and searched for different plants. We made a tally of all the different plants we could see. We then went into the shade and sketched the beautiful Daffodils and started to use...
Miss Robinson's maths class have started learning about fractions this week. They have been learning about the difference between unit and not unit fractions. They have also learnt about halves, quarters, thirds fifths, sixths and eights. The children have realised...
Class 1 wanted to make a volcano to put in their dinosaur small world area. We planned how we could build a volcano shape and worked as a team to fill it with paper, cover it with tape and add tissue paper to make it look realistic. Once it was dry we thought it would...
This week we have been digging for fossils and working out the best ways to excavate them. We found out that brushes were brilliant for removing sand and that you can use large and small brushes in different ways. We loved revealing all the detail in the burried...
last week were:
Well Done Class 4 – 100%
Very well done!
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