Christmas Class Wreaths

Christmas Joy  In Personal Development time, our classes have been busy preparing their form class wreaths. Here are a few on proud display already. Well done everyone – we are impressed with the creativity! 

Arlo’s First Advent

To celebrate the start of Advent, Jude very kindly brought in a calendar for Arlo to enjoy this month! I think you can see how happy they both were to open the first window! ‘Tis the season! 

Artists in Action

Miss Taylor is very proud to share an update of some of the latest work being produced in the art studio. We are so proud of the effort and engagement on display!  Year 5 have focused on the formal elements of art; Year 6 on cubism; Year 7 on Impressionism and perspective and Year 8 on portraiture and identity.  Miss

Christmas Lunch

We can’t wait for our annual Christmas Lunch on Wednesday 13th December – what a treat it is!The delicious lunch is £3.50 for two courses and is paid via School Gateway in the usual way. Free school meal allowances are increased to cover the cost of our festive lunch. If your child has any allergies or dietary requirements, and don’t

Cyber First Girls Competition

The Cyber First Girls Competition aims to inspire girls interested in technology to pursue a career in cyber security. The competition is a team event, and together they tackle challenges from cryptography and logic to artificial intelligence and networking for the chance to be crowned ‘Cyber Security Champions’. Every girl from the winning team will take a brand new laptop

The HMS Elf Countdown!

‘Twas the month before Christmas, when all through the school…. not a creature was stirring, except for…… Mr Nichol is very excited to launch the return of the HMS elf to help us in our countdown to Christmas! Pupils can look forward to daily updates throughout December – where will the elf be hiding in school this year? 

Christmas Lights Switch On

We were so proud of our orchestra who performed at this year’s Christmas Lights Switch On in Hexham on Friday. Thank you to Hexham Town Council for inviting us once again. The orchestra members worked so hard to rehearse for the evening and sounded magnificent – we are always so proud of them. Despite the very chilly evening, they sounded

Forest School Update!

In forest school lessons this week, we have been using our whittling skills to carve some lovely little festive elves. We have also been roasting marshmallows to make delicious s’mores and making sculptures. Check out the amazing hedgehog village made by Year 5… We can’t wait to welcome you all to the forest school next Tuesday evening! 

Tynedale School Games

We were delighted to host the Tynedale School Games Sports Hall Athletics on Monday morning.It was a delight to see our pupils engaging so brilliantly in all of the events. The HMS team spirit was on show with pupils supporting their peers in all competitions.Well done everyone – we are proud of you!

Skills Builder

To celebrate our Skills Builder approach, Mr Freeman-Myers attended the organisation’s 15-year celebration event in London yesterday. The event was an opportunity to review the ‘Impact Report’ and to celebrate the achievements of the approach to date. It was great to hear that HMS got a shout out on the day!  We are delighted to be a ‘Skills Builder: Silver