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 (Summer 2) is now available on the HMS Newsletter page.

PTA Update & Thanks

As the academic year draws to a close, we’ve been looking back over all the amazing events, experiences and opportunities that our children have enjoyed at HMS this year. It’s a long list! And it would not have been possible to provide these opportunities for our children without your support of our PTA. This year the PTA have helped with:

Summer Holidays Reading

The National Literacy Trust has highlighted 16 recommended titles for all ages to inspire children to pick up a book wherever they are over the summer holidays! For more information see: https://www.tes.com/news/16-books-keep-pupils-reading-over-summer

KS2 Provisional Outcomes

We are absolutely delighted with our Year 6 pupils and their fantastic outcomes from the KS2 SATs. These results are testament to their outstanding work ethic and resilience as well as our brilliant teaching and support team. The pupils all worked so hard this year and we are confident that they will progress into the secondary phase of their education

Plastic Pollution Workshop

Earlier this week, our pupils took part in a Plastic Pollution workshop. They had to fuse plastic bags together to make a durable recycled material. Miss Kwella gave the pupils the theme of ‘animals’; they had to create textile motifs using plastic bags.¬†

Y7 Rugby Champions!

This year we have had an incredibly committed and successful rugby program. The work started with Mr Todhunter running a series of brilliant girls’ rugby sessions from September through to March. This was a fantastic introduction for the girls. In April we got the opportunity to enter the Newcastle Thunder Cup for our Year 7 boys and girls teams. Our

KS3 Food Technology

This term, Year 7 and 8 are given the opportunity to make and present one of the dishes they have made this year in Food Technology. Year 8 can choose from spaghetti bolognese, Swiss roll, upside down cake, stir fry, carrot cake, toad in the hole or sausage rolls. Year 7 can choose from shortcrust pastry triangles, scones, minestrone soup,

Hexham Cake Fest

The Hexham Cake Fest took place on Saturday 6 July 2019 at Hexham Community Centre. The festival involved making an edible map of Hexham from cake. The bakers from the Hexham community baked iconic buildings and bridges from Hexham out of cake. All of the cakes were incredible, and it was a fantastic event! Miss Kwella and 5 Key Stage

Year 3 Taster Day

On Friday 14 June 2019, HMS welcomed Year 3 pupils for a Taster Day filled with fun activities! As well as working in our science labs and trying out orienteering in PE, the pupils had a go at clock making in Design Technology with some brilliant results; see below for photos of their finished pieces! We hope all the Year

Year 7 Rugby

Our Year 7 girls and boys rugby teams had spectacular fixtures last week with some fantastic results for HMS rugby. Mr Barry’s round-up is below: Year 7 Girls Rugby The Year 7 girls were in rugby league action on Wednesday in their semi-final against John Spence. The first half was very closely contested but the breakthrough came as Katie R