HMS hosted the Tynedale round of the Northumberland School games competition. HMS entered mixed three teams to compete against other local schools. HMS did brilliantly well: Hexham A won overall, Hexham B came second and Hexham C came third overall. It was a great result which made Mr Gaines very proud. Hexham A now go onto the finals to represent Tynedale at Cramington on Wednesday 22 June 2016.

Year 6 pupils from HMS took part in the Chance to Shine cricket competition at Stocksfield Cricket Club. The event was organised by Tom Cant, who had been into school and delivered coaching sessions. We entered two boys teams and one girls team. I am delighted to say that both the boys' A team and the girls' team won their competitions and now go onto the County final on Wednesday 22 June 2016.

Mr Gaines

Further responses to questions asked by stakeholders during the consultation process between 21 May and 8 June 2016 have now been added.

Please note that the Year 8 End of Year Photograph will take place this week on Wednesday 8 June 2016, from 11.15am - 12:15pm.

Get ready for another 'Sumdog' Northumberland Competition. It kicks off on Friday 17 June 2016 - so log on and get yourself and your class up the County leader board! Enjoy playing and learning at the same time!

Mr Watters

Our first Year 5 'Big Challenge' has been a huge success. Pupils have been learning their times tables in preparation for weekly mini-challenges in their form groups. The percentages have been totaled by our helpers and the leader board is on display in Orchard.

The weekly challenges were building up towards the final challenge the week before half term holiday and, after a very closely contested challenge (0.1% in it!), the winning class were... 5LJA! A HUGE well done to 5LJA for their hard work and to all of Year 5 for their great determination with the new challenges. These will continue in this half term to continue the momentum! 5LJA will enjoy a special treat after the holidays with ice-creams all round! Huge thanks from me to Mrs Hall and the Year 5 Team for their support.

Mr Watters