SafetyWorks Workshops

Today our  Year 8 pupils attended a series of workshops at SafetyWorks! in Benwell, Newcastle. Included in the series of sessions were safety workshops on organised crime, drugs, alcohol, antisocial fires, trespassing and also county lines. It was really interesting and the children got lots out of each session.

Bright Ideas Grant

An application for a grant from the Venator Bright Ideas Fund has been shortlisted for a public vote. The HMS entry now appears on the Venator Community Fund website. The public are be able to vote for projects they think should win one of the forty £250 grants. Once voting opens, anyone can visit Venator’s Community Fund website and vote

HMS Newsletter

The HMS newsletter contains school news, information about upcoming events in and outside of school, general notices for parents/carers and dates for your diary. The latest edition (Spring 2) is now available on the HMS Newsletter page.

Ti-Jean et la Chèvre

Thanks to support from the HMS PTA, Year 5 were able to spend an 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 (Quebec), Mali and the Cambodia – a fun filled show told through live action, puppetry and catchy songs. All of

Pineapple Upside Down Cakes

Recently, Miss Kwella’s Life Skills class has been making pineapple upside down cakes. The pupils’ session of baking had great results, see below for some of Miss Kwella’s photos.

Tesco Bags of Help: £4000 for HMS!

£4000 of funding to support reading at Hexham Middle School! Thanks to Tesco’s blue token scheme at their Hexham store, we are pleased to report that this week we’ve received the fantastic news that we’ve won a grant of £4000 to stock up the school’s libraries with up-to-date and exciting reading material. Many pupils have already submitted requests as to

Consultation on proposal to re-locate HMS

We would like to hear your views on a proposal that would see Hexham Middle School move from its current site to new, state-of-the art buildings, which would be co-located with Queen Elizabeth High School.  For full details of the consultation, which will run from 27 March until Friday 10 May 2019, please see the Consultation page. We will also

KS2 Recycling Poster Competition

Following a visit from Lorna (a waste education and recycling officer from Northumberland County Council) to our Key Stage 2 assembly, we’d like to share the details of a poster competition which she introduced to our pupils. The task is to design a poster about what can and can’t be recycled in Northumberland. Please feel free to use the images

PTA Mother’s Day Pop-Up Shop

The PTA are organising a Mother’s Day Pop-Up Shop in the Fellside Hall at lunchtime on Wednesday 27 and Thursday 28 March 2019 to celebrate not just mums, but any significant women in the children’s lives. Children will be able to choose a gift from a selection of donated items and have their gift wrapped. All gifts will be sold for

Comic Relief Cakes!

Mr Barry sends a huge thank you to all the staff who helped with the bake sale at lunchtime on Red Nose Day (Friday 15 March 2019) and all pupils who brought tasty treats. The baked goods looked incredible and tasted great! Mr Atkins stepped in to judge the baking competitions and was full of praise for pupils’ creations but