The pupils attending our ‘New Buds Quad Squad’, the extra-curricular environmental improvement lunchtime group, have doing some temporary overwinter planting in the Quad.
Last Thursday was the final evening of our extra-curricular Sugarcraft Club; Miss Kwella and our Key Stage 3 pupils made and decorated some lovely Christmas cakes! See below for pictures of their excellent work.
Our KS2 pupils greatly enjoyed the performance of the pantomime Aladdin at Simonside Community Centre on Friday! (Oh yes they did!)
Our Catering Manager at HMS, Leanne, made all these fantastic toppers in her own time for the Christmas biscuits last week; everyone thought they looked amazing and enjoyed them greatly!
A huge night for the Year 7 footballers who have already had a busy year and have already finished runners-up twice in County tournaments. Game 1: Game one started with Haydon Bridge the opponent and they started well but two early goals by Taylor Milton either side of a Max Gradwell rocket put us in control. Sam Davison opened up
On Thursday afternoon, ten Year 6 students went to compete in the regional dodgeball festival. Our two teams: HMS City captained by Rowan Shreeve, and HMS United captained by Tom Hymers, performed brilliantly. In a festival where they play six mini matches, the pupils were all brilliant with dart-like accuracy from Michael Alderson Brown and Cade John Tait, really impressing
Our Year 6 pupils have been learning how to make chapatis in their Food Technology lessons with Miss Kwella throughout November, to link in with the recent Hindu Diwali festival.
Our PTA Christmas Pop-Up shop was in full swing this lunchtime! Thank you for all your donations. The Pop-Up shop will be open again tomorrow lunchtime in Fellside Hall.
As we approach the end of term, here are some key festive dates: Thursday 13 December 2018 – Christmas Movie Night Thursday 13/ Friday 14 December 2018 – Christmas Pop-Up Shop Friday 14 December 2018 – Christmas Jumper Day Friday 14 December 2018 – Key Stage 2 Pantomime Visit Monday 17 December 2018 – HMS Carol Service at Hexham Abbey
At the Tynedale Awards on Sunday night it was a fantastic evening in which we had a number of pupils nominated: Last years’ Year 5 and Year 6 orienteering teams were both nominated after winning the county championships in orienteering. The teams performed extremely well throughout the competition and were deserving of their shortlisting for team of the year. Also nominated