Year 7 Artwork: Patterns

Year 7 have been developing their ideas and completing some fantastic homework. Pupils have been learning about pattern and how templates can tessellate. Lots of new techniques are being developed and creative imaginations all round. Well done Year 7. Fab start to the year! Miss Lawton

Year 6 Artwork: Texture

Year 6 have been working hard on their texture project. The children have been learning about the artist Scarpace and creating beautiful textured fish. Pupils have been learning about how to use mark-making and tone to create texture! Well done Year 6.  Miss Lawton

Lost Property

Items in lost property at present have been photographed and are shown below. In addition there are some school jumpers and a small number of PE hoodies all unnamed. If your child would like to come to the office we can try and reunite them with anything they have lost. If your child has mislaid something other than in the

New Build Update

Our brand-new school is taking shape and we are so excited to see it! Mr Atkins has prepared a short virtual tour of our new school site so that you get a sense of what life will be like there. We will capture the ethos and atmosphere of HMS in the new buildings along with state-of-the-art facilities, learning spaces and

Year 5 Artwork: Proportion Drawings

Our Year 5 pupils have been working on their proportion drawings and have started a collaboration project during this half term. Each of the sections will make up an animal, bird or an insect. The animals we have been working on have been a zebra, a tiger, and an elephant. We’ve also started a kingfisher and a butterfly! The small

Admissions 2021

A reminder that admission applications for September 2021 entry to HMS need to be made through Northumberland County Council by 31 October. Our fantastic Virtual Open Evening videos (available on our website) really capture life at our school – we hope you manage to get a good understanding of life at HMS. If you would like to talk to us

Local Democracy Week

This week is Local Democracy Week. Our school Parliament will have their inaugural meetings at lunch time this week and each Representative will receive their badges. Why don’t you watch the video produced by Northumberland County Council (see link below) at home and have a discussion about why democracy is important. You could even debate some local issues that may

#HelloYellow day today!

#HelloYellow! Our pupils and staff have really embraced wearing something yellow today to help raise the profile of mental health. There are splashes of yellow all over the school! Further information and useful resources on mental health, by Public Health England, are included in the links below. Every Mind Matters (part of the Better Health campaign), is seeking to support

Food Bank Collection: Update

We just wanted to say a massive thank you, again, to our wider school community for their generosity.  All the donations have been sorted into crates ready for dispatch.   We have been fortunate to build up a collection of useful items including tins of fruit and vegetables, cereal, oats, pasta, instant meals, tea and coffee, treats, cosmetics and toiletries. Best

BBC Young Reporter Competition

The deadline for the BBC Young Reporter Competition 2020-21 is approaching. If any pupil in year 7 or 8 is interested in sharing a story and having the chance to work alongside reporters, programme makers and producers, to create an artefact, this is your chance.   We believe at HMS that pupils have the right to have their voice heard. What better way