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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 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%
We have learned to use what we know and concrete objects to help solve word problems. We grouped our cubes to represent the animals and found different ways to solve the problem. We explained our thinking with a partner and tried to use Maths...
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...
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 habitats....
Today in Maths, Year 3 worked on counting back and subtracting. They had to roll a dice to help generate their own number...
We have been looking at natural objects in art this week. We used leaves which we had collected for our art lesson. We made leaf collages and found by adding legs the leaves looked a lot like insects or hedgehogs! We made leaf rubbings using oil pastel and could see...
This week in Topic the children have been getting creative making Stone Age necklaces. They looked at some model example and created their...
Mr Lunec's numeracy class have been working on adding multiples of 100 to 3 digit numbers. The children completed a list against sums against the clock. Once the children had finished they partnered up and completed some peer assessment. The children then fed back to...
last week were:
Class 8 – Best Attendance
Very well done!
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