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Y1 Phonics 2017 98% pass rate. Goosehill placed in top 3% of schools nationally!
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Great news! A fantastic new Goosehill School opening September 2019 with wonderful Early Years and sporting opportunities!!
Northumberland School Games Tag Rugby Champions!
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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 99.7%
- 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%
Class 9 have been focusing on past tense verbs this week - especially the irregular ones like caught, flew and taught. To help support their learning, the children played a past tense game. They were able to support each other's understanding within a fun and...
We have loved planning,making and playing in our new role play area. We have been ice princes,arctic animals, Snow Queens, melting snowmen who need to get back to the North Pole and many more fabulous characters. We have also made Polar Express train journeys and...
This week Class 1 have been trying to use the grapheme sh in our writing and reading. We found hidden words with the sound sh, we made lists of real words and nonsense words for our word wall and we loved writing in the...
A strange letter turned up in Miss Hays' register this week. It was from Professor Bumblebeard, she wanted Class 3 to travel to the Carribean to carry out some archaeological research on pirate artefacts. We planned a list of things we would take with us. However......
We have been looking at less than, more than and equal to in Numeracy. We made our own crocodile boards to help us to work out which number the crocodile would eat first and can identify and use the different symbols. We have told our own number stories using less...
In Science, we have been looking at materials and which materials would be best to make a pirate ship. We talked about waterproof materials and what makes a material sink or float. We discussed different material's properties and if it was bendy, soft or easy to break...
In Class 3, we have been telling our own pirate stories using a story mat. We were able to tell lots of exciting stories about fierce as well as cowardly pirates! We first told our story as part of a group and then we started to plan our story using a story map before...
It really is that time of year already! We have been so busy making our penguin crafts for the fair and rehearsing our lines and dances for the play, Santa's on strike.
Class 9 have been learning about Roman Gods this week. They learnt facts about the most famous Gods - their names, what they were the god of, what special skills they had and their weapons. They then created their own set of Top Trump cards by rating each skill out...
Class 6 enjoyed coming to school with some mad hairstyles and colours to raise money for Children in...
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Class 1 – Best Attendance
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