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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 93.9% 93.9%
- Class 2 99.1% 99.1%
- Class 3 96.7% 96.7%
- Class 4 99.3% 99.3%
- Class 5 95.0% 95.0%
- Class 6 93.7% 93.7%
- Class 7 98.0% 98.0%
- Class 8 95.9% 95.9%
- Class 9 95.5% 95.5%
- Class 10 96.1% 96.1%
Class 6 have been learning some great tennis skills in PE over the past few weeks and have had a great time trying to hit the ball as far and as hard as they can with their racket. They have learnt how to hold a racket correctly, how to hit and serve the ball in...
This week we have had lots of fun celebrating the Chinese New Year. We have written about the different animals that the new years are named after and we have acted out the story of their race. We have loved our Chinese restaurant and takeaway role play and have made...
In year 4 this week we have been investigating and making different types of switches. We were given a range of materials and we had to design and make a toggle switch and 2 pressure switches, one of which that could be turned on by standing on it. We had to then...
This week class 8 have been using their detective skills to understand about the Ancient Greek Olympics. They used pictures from Greek pottery to workout what events were at the Olympics. The old starting block caused a lot of confusion!
We designed and made our own popcorn holders to use at the fairground. We had a piece of plain paper which we decorated and then we thought about how to make the container. We used sticky tape and glue.Everyone did something different. Some were too big and some were...
Year 4 continued their textiles topic by using tie dye to create colour and patterns on their fabric. They tried different techniques like scrunching, folding and nipping in order to create different patterns. They will be choosing their favourite technique to use on...
Class 6 have been learning a little bit about 2D and 3D shapes during our maths week. They have identified a lot of the shapes within fair ground rides and then tried to draw and build their own rides using similar shapes.
Today, in Maths we made spider biscuits. We used them to help us learn the 8x table.
We have been practising our tennis skills in PE. We have been able to control the ball with our rackets and to hit it to a partner. We found this quite tricky to begin with. we have had lots of practice and we think we have improved.
The boys and girls have been learning how to identify equal and unequal groups today. They also had a go at making equal groups using the correct terminology… ‘I have 5 groups of 3’.
last week were:
Class 1, 2, 6 and 9 – 100%
Well Done Class 2 and 4 –
Very well done!
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