Short Story Competition Finalists!
Congratulations to Katherine, Elizabeth and Elodie (all in Year 6) who have been selected by the Hexham Book Festival as finalists in a short storywriting competition. These three will be attending an awards ceremony at The Sill on Monday 16 July 2018. Fingers crossed one or more of their stories wins a prize!
French Trip 2018
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We've had an update from Mr Armstrong on the French Trip! They arrived safely at Portsmouth this morning, all ready to board the ferry. Everyone was excited for the journey ahead!
American Themed Menu - 06/07/18
Following the success of our Italian Themed Menu, we are having an American Themed Menu on Friday 6 July 2018
Ti-Jean et la Chèvre
Thanks to support from the HMS PTA, Year 5 spent last Thursday afternoon watching Ti-Jean et la Chèvre, a theatrical production by Théâtre Sans Frontières based on a magical feast of tales from around the French speaking world – Canada, Africa and the Caribbean – a fun filled show told through live action, puppetry and catchy songs.
All of the pupils enjoyed themselves and had great fun singing along to the songs.
"The costumes were really cool and the acting was great" Benjamin, Year 5.
"When I didn't understand the words I looked at the props then I understood what was happening" Abigail, Year 5.
In the light of the recent good weather and the possibility of more to come, please can we ask parents/carers to ensure pupils are as protected as possible. Please can children apply sun cream before school, bring a cap/hat to wear outside and have a water bottle (sports cap design) for school each day.
Whilst we want everyone to enjoy the sun, we do want everyone to be safe in the sun too.
Thank you in advance for your support.
Bikeability Transition Training
HMS was the first school in Northumberland to run a new Bikeability course last week. Transition training is a vital link between Level 2 and Level 3 Bikeability training, delivered by Cycle Experience all over Northumberland.
The day was windy but warm and the pupils were taken on a pre-planned led ride through Hexham, looking at potential areas of interest and how to fully risk-assess parts of Hexham from the eyes of a cyclist. The pupils rode from HMS to QEHS on two different routes avoiding the high street.
The pupils took to the training very well and were very knowledgeable on all aspects of how to cycle in Hexham; the instructors commented that they were a pleasure to teach!
Summer Fair 2018 - Thank You!
A huge THANK YOU to our amazing PTA for their continued hard work and dedication! Saturday's Summer Fair was a huge success and it wouldn't be possible without their generosity and commitment! Thanks again!
Click the images below to see some photos from the Summer Fair!
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