My Democracy Design Competition

This summer the UK Parliament is celebrating 150 years of the Houses of Parliament. Sir Lindsay Hoyle, Speaker of the House of Commons, is calling on budding young artists to take part in an exciting summer art competition to design their own democracy-themed tile! Why not try out some of your artistic and creative skills by designing a new democracy-themed

Physical Activity Ideas for the Summer Holiday

The Northumberland School Games Organisers and their colleagues at Active Northumberland have collaborated on some simple challenges to encourage pupils to be active – and stay active – over the summer. The activities include climbing the equivalent number of stairs in famous landmarks around the world, completing the distance from John O’Groats to Lands End, and the Tokyo Challenge 2020:

Careers Education

School is now out for summer.   Best wishes to all our year 8 pupils who are moving on to pastures new, enabling them to have new experiences and prepare for their futures. We hope that our year 8 pupils enjoy their studies and new subjects in year 9, and that they continue to have conversations with others about their pathways in

Happy Summer!

As we reach the end of the summer term, we can reflect on this period of our lives which has undoubtedly brought many negatives but also so many positives to take forward with us. Thank you to our pupils – both in school and at home – you have all worked exceptionally hard and coped with the challenges admirably. Thank

HMS Virtual Sports Week: Winners!

Good afternoon all! A huge congratulations to this year’s house winners! A huge thank you to everyone for all your sporting efforts this year! Have a great summer! https://www.hexhammiddleschool.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2020/07/virtual_sports_week_winners.mp4

September Information: For Pupils

We have produced some pupil-friendly overviews to provide more information on the return to school in September. Please share these with your children. We have reviewed many of the survey responses received this week and have tried to include as much information as possible based on the questions and themes coming through. We hope the children find these useful. Have a

ChatHealth Service

Please find below information in relation to the School Health texting service, AKA ‘ChatHealth’. This service was established to enable young people aged 11-18 to access support on anything in their lives without the necessity of a face-to-face appointment. Now, more than ever, due to the restrictions in place due to Covid-19, this texting service has come into its own.   We know that for

Sporting boost for new schools project at Hexham

Article from Northumberland County Council: “The scheme which is providing two new schools in Hexham has received a boost, with news of a £482,575 grant towards a new all-weather 3G artificial grass sports pitch. Young footballers are set to benefit from fresh investment into these new local facilities as Hadrian Learning Trust and Northumberland County Council have been jointly awarded the

Pupil Survey

As we prepare for pupils to fully return to school in September, we would like you to allow your child to complete the survey at this link. We want to hear from each of our pupils to support them with the return to school life. We will be sending home more detailed information about our plans for September later this week.