Key Dates

We know that this is a very busy time of year with lots of dates and events to remember. To help, below is a list of key dates for this term that could be handy for the fridge! All of these dates are also updated on our online calendar (available on our website) and updates will be added to our

Art Club: Warli Tablecloths

KS3 Art Club pupils have made a tablecloth for Hexham Middle School’s Awards Celebration. The pupils worked with Miss Lawton, in the Art Department, on the hand-printed textile which has been inspired by the tribal community in West Indian called the Warli. The Warli pattern is inspired by unity and togetherness. The textile is about all of us at Hexham

Kids’ Lit Quiz

Miss Kingett took a fantastic team of Key Stage 3 pupils to compete in the Kids’ Lit Quiz, held at Gosforth Central Middle School last week. HMS competed against 29 teams from a range of independent and non-independent schools. Year 7 did really well and demonstrated a strong knowledge of many books. They were some of the youngest competitors there.

Motocross Success

Photo credits: Dirt Bike Ireland and Julian Webb One of our Year 8 pupils has had fantastic success in motocross this year. In the small wheel 85cc bike category, Ryan has achieved: MCCNI Northern Irish Championship – 1st 🥇 GH Northern Irish Championship – 1st 🥇 SACU Scottish Championship – 2nd 🥈 Cumbria MX – 5th (only did 3 out

The World Schools Football Cup

Our football team has just returned from their Barcelona adventure. They have performed incredibly and have been a credit to themselves,  the school and their families. To summarise the trip: We landed in Barcelona last Thursday, ahead of the World Schools Football Cup at the weekend. The first day was spent looking at the history of football in Barcelona in

HMS Newsletter

Dear Parent/Carer,  Happy half term! We hope you are enjoying your autumn break. The school has, once again, been a very busy and vibrant learning environment over the past 8 weeks. The opportunities for our pupils have been fantastic and we hope you have enjoyed hearing about them at home.  The first edition of this year’s newsletter will be going on our

Mr Barry’s Sports Round-Up: Y7 Boys’ Rugby

Tonight brought to an end a very busy half term of sport with the Year 7 boys in rugby league action in the Champions School tournament. The boys were put up against John Spence, Whitrigg, Seaton Sluice A and Seaton Sluice B.  First up were John Spence. After a very close opening few minutes some good defensive work earned a

European Christmas Decoration Exchange Project

We have been selected as 1 of only 10 (primary) schools in the North East to take part in the European Christmas Decoration exchange project. We have the opportunity to send 30 ‘Northumberland inspired’ Christmas decorations to other schools across Europe. In return we will receive 30 decorations from schools across Europe that we will be able to put on our Christmas tree. It

Mr Barry’s Sports Round-Up: KS2 Girls Football

Last night the Year 5 and Year 6 girls were in second round County Cup action. The girls played against a strong RGS squad and played superbly. RGS were restricted to their chances but were clinical in front of goal. All of the girls who played were brilliant and showed a hunger to win.  We had a number of Year

Poppy Making Workshop

KS2 and KS3 took part in a peaceful poppy painting session on Friday 18 October 2019. Pupils collaborated in the making of a wreath to mark a day in Remembrance. 35 children worked with Miss Lawton, during Art Club, to recycle the egg cartons collected by kind members of staff at HMS. A total of 100 poppies were crafted and