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Year 4 Bamburgh Residential

Great news! A fantastic new Goosehill School opening September 2019 with wonderful Early Years and sporting opportunities!!

Northumberland School Games Tag Rugby Champions!

Morpeth's Floral Clock Design Competition Winners

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


This Weeks Attendance

  • Class 1 95.5% 95.5%
  • Class 2 96.3% 96.3%
  • Class 3 99.3% 99.3%
  • Class 4 99.3% 99.3%
  • Class 5 91.7% 91.7%
  • Class 6 94.3% 94.3%
  • Class 7 98.3% 98.3%
  • Class 8 95.3% 95.3%
  • Class 9 97.2% 97.2%
  • Class 10 97.7% 97.7%

School News

Grand Designs

Miss Dyson's maths group have been extending their knowledge of perimeter by applying it to a real life problem. They were tasked with designing a new garden for the Queen, matching their design to her specific requirements. They then had to calculate an estimate for...

All in a Knot

Class 1 have been learning to tie knots so that we can start to tie our own shoe laces. We have practised threading and weaving and used knots in different places around our class, can you spot our knotted bug trap? We have started to use this new skill to make our...

Roman Researchers

Class 9  became independent researchers this week. They were set a challenge to find facts about different aspects of Roman life .They used books, the internet and fact files to create their own information poster. They then taught the rest of the class all about...

Newsflash! We have received a letter of commendation from the Department for Education and the MP for School Standards, Nick Gibb for the exceptionally high standard of the Yr 1 Phonics Tests this summer, when we achieved a pass rate of 98%. Due to the hard work of...

Treasure Chest Nets

Class 4 have made our own treasure chests. We used a net of a cuboid and folded it to make the correct shape. We had to cut  and fold the shape carefully. We know that a cuboid has 6 faces or surfaces. It also has 8 vertices and 12 edges. We counted these features on...

Attendance Heroes

last week were:

Classes 3 and 4 – Best Attendance

Very well done!

Remember to try to be




On time

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