Mr Barry’s Sports Round-Up: KS3 Boys’ Rugby

Last week the Year 7 and Year 8 boys’ rugby union teams were in action at Kingston Park. In a day where schools from all across Newcastle and Northumberland were present, it was a chance for the students to test themselves against some high level opposition. Year 7 got off to a tough start against an established Marden team and were

Peter J Murray Visit

Peter J Murray visited HMS recently to introduce us to his new book Poppy Warrior. The story is about a computer game-obsessed boy and his twin sister who begin to experience spooky coincidences when they start at a new school. Eventually, they make links to their past and realise they must stand brave, facing the real life horror of World

Food Bank Appeal

For Harvest Festival 2019, Hexham Middle School is collecting for West Northumberland Food Bank. Our Harvest Festival assemblies will be on Tuesday 15 October 2019 for Key Stage 3 and Wednesday 16 October 2019 for Key Stage 2. You can help by donating any of the following food items: Tinned meat/fish Tinned vegetables/tomatoes Tinned fruit or desserts Dried or UHT

Follow-Up Open Morning

Thank you to those who attended our recent Open Morning and Open Evening events. We have arranged for a follow-up Open Morning (for entry to HMS in September 2020) on Tuesday 15 October 2019 (11.15am-12.15pm) for parents/carers who were previously unable to attend. To book, please contact 01434 602533 or

Mr Barry’s Sports Round-Up: Y7 Football

The Year 7 boys team were recently in national cup action against Benfield. The boys started brightly and put the opposition under pressure from the start. That pressure paid off when a James S effort deflected in: 1-0 Hexham.  After Alex M had a goal ruled out for offside Benfield went up the other end and scored the equaliser… 1-1.

Languages Bake Off

Thursday 26 September 2019 saw Hexham Middle School hold its very first European Day of Languages Bake Off, and what an incredible display of baking talent it was!  We had over 30 entries into the competition and all of the entries were fantastic. This made our job of judging the cakes even harder – thank you to Mrs Cave and

European Day of Languages

It is European Day of Languages on Thursday 26 September 2019. We will be celebrating the day by running the following activities: International Themed Menu There will be an international themed menu in the canteen on the day: Day of Languages Menu (PDF). Please note that we will be serving croissants, pain au chocolat and waffles at break time alongside

Mr Barry’s Sports Round-Up: start of the year

Since September started we have had fixtures coming in from the start with all year groups already in action! Year 6 boys football got off to a winning start in their league campaign with a 4-1 win against Corbridge with a man of the match performance from Theo C inspiring the team to victory. Despite a sensational headed goal from

Jeans for Genes Day

HMS will be taking part in this year’s Jeans for Genes Day on Friday 20 September 2019, raising money for children with genetic disorders. All children and staff are invited to wear their jeans on Friday. Pupils must still wear their school jumper and white polo shirt as usual, but may wear their jeans as well as sensible shoes to

KS3 Geography Homework: Year-long Project

After identifying a need to improve the knowledge of places around the world, the KS3 Geography team would like pupils to complete a Top Trumps style card for a country every two weeks. This means that by the end of each term, pupils will have added to a collection of cards to play a game of Top Trumps in the