Great news! A fantastic new Goosehill School opening September 2019 with wonderful Early Years and sporting opportunities!!
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 99.6% 99.6%
- Class 2 99.6% 99.6%
- Class 3 98.7% 98.7%
- Class 4 100% 100%
- Class 5 99.7% 99.7%
- Class 6 98.0% 98.0%
- Class 7 97.7% 97.7%
- Class 8 95.2% 95.2%
- Class 9 95.2% 95.2%
- Class 10 99.7% 99.7%
We have been learning about what happens in different seasons. We have looked at the changes during Autumn. We talked about how leaves change colour, how daylight is shorter and how animals start to hibernate. We received a kind donation of bird feed and bird feeders...
Year 3 visited the Centre for Life last week and expanded their knowledge of light, dark and shadows... We also had lots of fun in other areas of the centre!
At the Centre for Life Class 7 learnt how to make shadow puppets. Firstly, we tested out a variety of objects to see whether they were opaque, translucent or transparent. We already new that opaque objects make the best shadows, so we chose card as our equipment....
Class 8 visited the Centre for Life and learnt that some opaque objects reflect light so that you can see them in the dark. They carried out an investigation around this by putting a small light and different objects, one by one, into a dark box. Then they looked...
Class 8 have been learning about how shadows are formed when light is blocked by an object. They have also been learning about how shadows change shape and size throughout the day as the Earth rotates - they now know that the sun does not move across the sky.
Numeracy Week 6 This week in numeracy we learnt how to add and subtract 3 and two digit numbers. We used base 10, place value counters and Numicon to represent sums. We also learnt the process for column addition and subtraction. One person would use the equipment to...
Class 5 had a fantastic day at Kirkley Hall Zoo to help support our science learning on Animal Growth. We explored the zoo, enjoyed learning how to look after rabbits and guinea pigs and went bug hunting in the woods.
Class 6 had a lovely day at the zoo. We handled some animals, looked around the zoo and enjoyed a walk through the woods.
In Class 1 we have been doing some wonderful counting.We have counted bricks when we are building towers and houses, we have sorted and counted different objects in the funky fingers area and even helped our teachers to count the children in the lines or around...
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.
last week were:
Well Done Class 4 – 100%
Very well done!
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