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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


This Weeks Attendance

  • Class 1 94.9% 94.9%
  • Class 2 95.6% 95.6%
  • Class 3 96.7% 96.7%
  • Class 4 97.8% 97.8%
  • Class 5 96.9% 96.9%
  • Class 6 97.0% 97.0%
  • Class 7 96.5% 96.5%
  • Class 8 96.1% 96.1%
  • Class 9 97.2% 97.2%
  • Class 10 97.4% 97.4%

School News

Spooky Spiders and Wicked Witches

We have had lots of fun investigating Halloween! We talked about how we and other people celebrate at this time of year and about things that we might do with our own families. We developed our fine motor skills by scooping and carving pumpkins, drawing and threading...

Football superstars

Well done to the football teams who traveled to Ponteland for the Morpeth inter schools football tournament. It was a fantastic performance from both teams. Team 1 won all their games scoring 15 goals and only conceding 1 to win the tournament overall. Team 2 remained...

Land Ahoy!

In Class 3 we have enjoyed making and designing a Pirate Island. We were able to map out the main geographical features of the island, such as; rivers, mountains, caves, valleys, a volcano and waterfall. We also added palm trees, bridges, paths, sharks, crocodile,...

Room on the Broom.

      Class 1 loved the story 'Room on the Broom' and all the spooky activities we did this week. We used punching and threading skills to help the witches make webs for their spiders. We cut up pumpkins to see all the seeds and we used brilliant words...

Charts and Graphs

In our computing lessons this week we have been using an application to collect data and create different charts and graphs. We learnt how to select the correct chart type for the data type and then make it using our computers.

Terrific Take Away!

We used frames to help us to do subtraction calculations. We worked with numbers to 10, 15 and 20. We used the cubes to show how we worked out the problems. Sometimes we moved the cubes or we covered the cubes with our hands. We wrote down many different ways to make...

Island Makers

We have turned ourselves into island makers this week, We planned and designed a class island and added features. We used things around the classroom to raise the level of the land. We learnt the names of the features such as mountain, river, beach and bridge. Then we...

Rotten Roman Numerals

Miss Dyson's maths group have been finding it tricky to remember the value of each Roman numeral. So they have created their own mnemonic to help them. They then played a memory game to really try and secure their understanding.

Attendance Heroes

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Well Done Class 9  and 10

Best Attendance

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