As the Autumn term is now well under way, we have various enjoyable PTA activities planned to look forward to:

October
Thursday 11th – Halloween Movie Night in Fellside hall, 6.30-8.30pm (straight after the Pastoral Evening).  
Thursday 25th – Bag2School clothing collection. Bags of donated items can be left with the school office from Monday 22 October. Please see our letter for further information and details on what items Bag2School accept.

Our sports teams have had a very busy and successful start to the year:

  • Year 8 boys’ football celebrated a 4-0 win over Highfield
  • Year 7 and Year 8 netball players performed very well against Highfield’s tough opposition
  • Year 7 and Year 8 netball players were called ‘brilliant performers’ at Ovingham and kept up a strong effort through all their games
  • Year 7 boys’ football had an extremely close game at Ovingham; all spectators commented on the high standard of football played

Well done to all pupils involved; it’s shaping up to be an exciting year of sport for HMS!   

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The Hexham Middle School PTA are holding an informal meet and greet with a brief AGM to discuss the success of last year's events and plan activities for this academic year - tonight (Thursday 20 September) at 7.30pm at The County Hotel (front lounge area).

All parents/carers of children at HMS are automatically members of the PTA - new members are always very welcome!

If you would like to get involved but are unable to attend, please email us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and we will be delighted to speak to you.

For more information about the PTA, see the Welcome Letter to Parents/Carers.   

We are excited to begin the 2018/ 2019 extra-curricular sporting programme. There will be a number of opportunities for pupils to represent their school as well as try a wide range of new and exciting sports this year.

Please find below the information sheets and reply slips to register interest for the clubs.

Mr Barry, Mr Gaines and Mr Macmillan
P.E. Department

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Following the success of YDT's dance programme since 2008 we are very excited to be offering a 'Boys Only' Street/Contemporary class at Hexham Middle School from Monday 10 September 2018. This energetic class is open to boys in year groups 5-8 and will develop strength, stamina and flexibility as well as introducing boys to a range of dance techniques. This term will be taught by Michael Heatley, Artistic Director of Hit the Ground Running Dance Theatre Company. (www.hittheground.dance)