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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 95.7% 95.7%
- Class 2 94.2% 94.2%
- Class 3 98.7% 98.7%
- Class 4 96.7% 96.7%
- Class 5 99.0% 99.0%
- Class 6 98% 98%
- Class 7 97.2% 97.2%
- Class 8 93.3% 93.3%
- Class 9 97.9% 97.9%
- Class 10 98.1% 98.1%
On Tuesday we had a surprise visitor who came to see us. It was a policeman! We were so excited and we had lots of questions to ask him about what he does and how he helps people in different ways. He brought his police car and we were allowed to have a look inside...
We have been using beebots and pretending that they were bees in Mr McGregor's garden. We know how to give them instructions to move around using positional language eg forwards, backwards, left and right. We linked the instructions together and planned journeys for...
This week we have been to Shipley Art Gallery to learn about textile art. We took part in a cross curricular workshop called 'Sew a Circuit' where we used special thread that is a conductor to link together a bulb, a cell and a press stud on a strip of felt. We sewed...
During our arts project we have been looking at paintings by a local artist called Jim Edwards. As well as doing some lovely bridge paintings we used ideas from his work to inspire our own dances. We thought about what the paintings were of and how they made us feel....
We have been practising how to control a large ball in different ways. We used round balls and rugby balls which were much more tricky to bounce! We are getting really good at throwing balls to a target and also to a partner. We have also learnt how to stand to get...
When the snow came we couldn't wait to get outside and have some fun! We had been exploring colours and colour mixing in the classroom so we decided to see what we could discover outside. We had a great time making new colours and we even invented rainbow snowballs!...
As part of our work on Edward Hopper we have been using a famous painting by him called Nighthawks to inspire some drama! We had to assume one of the characters in the picture and give them a back story and a reason to be in the painting. The rest of the group then...
As part of our topic this term of 'People who help us' our Nursery was converted into a building site! We built around our wooden den and constructed the walls to make our house. We talked about the story of the 'Three Little Pigs' and how we could build it to make it...
As part of our topic of ‘People who help us’, our Nursery was converted into a Veterinary practice. We played with a range of different animals, fed the cats and dogs and matched the animals to their correct home. We played with the Dr’s set and checked their...
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Class 5 – Best Attendance
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