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Y1 Phonics 2017 98% pass rate. Goosehill placed in top 3% of schools nationally!

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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

Headteacher

This Weeks Attendance

  • Class 1 100%
  • Class 2 99.6%
  • Class 3 97.9%
  • Class 4 99.2%
  • Class 5 98.3%
  • Class 6 99.2%
  • Class 7 97.5%
  • Class 8 99.2%
  • Class 9 98.3%
  • Class 10 97.1%

School News

Indian Feast!

As part of our World Faiths week, class 9 enjoyed some traditional Indian breads and sauces. They have been learning about the Sikh harvest festival and so enjoyed tasting the traditional foods associated with the Punjab region.

Collage Creatures

Class 1 have had great fun this afternoon working together to make collage animals. We listened to each other and gave our own suggestions as we decided what our animal might look like and how it would be made. We had to solve problems and plan what needed to be done...

Smelly goings on!

In Science we have been learning about the five senses: sight, hearing, smell, taste and touch. We talked about what we could hear, see and smell in the classroom. We then became smell detectives!  We had seven different smells which we had to say if we liked or...

Oliver only likes chips!

We have been learning about the story of ‘Oliver’s Vegetables’ ready for our harvest celebration. We have been exploring lots of vegetables in different ways and when we discovered that potatoes are used to make chips, we wanted to have a go at making some ourselves!...

Obstacle Course Fun!

We have been working outside to develop our gross motor skills, building obstacle courses to practise climbing over, under and through equipment. We worked together to design our course and used the climbing frame so we could practise jumping and landing. We had lots...

Owl Meet and Greet!

We visited Whitehouse Farm and saw lots of different animals from alpacas to millipedes. We were introduced to Barnaby, the barn owl, and Smokie, the great grey owl. We discovered that they eat mice, rats and chicks. Smokie had a huge wingspan but he was not heavy to...

Scratch It!

Class 6 have been learning how to write algorithms using the program 'Scratch' on the computers and i-pads . They chose their own background and sprites. Their challenge was to make the sprites move and then say something. The next challenge is to debug their program...

Class 10 Maths

In class today we were making 3D shapes with spaghetti and marshmallows. The spaghetti represented the edges and the marshmallows represented the vertices.

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Class 1 – 100% Attendance

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