Aztec Day

Yesterday was Aztec Day!  Pupils have been studying the Aztecs and the year 5 team put on an afternoon of activities.  Many thanks to our catering team for supporting year 5 with their Explore-themed afternoon.  The whole school have been treated to a Mexican-themed menu including chilli, enchiladas, tacos, sweetcorn and chocolate puddings. The food was delicious and set the

PTA Bag 2 School Fundraiser

The HMS PTA are working with Bag 2 School for a spring clothing collection to raise funds to support school life. The attached flyer has information on what can and can’t be donated and how to drop the bags off. If you have larger bags, the PTA members will be at HMS (where the buses drop off) on Monday 26 April and

A Message From Rosie’s Corner

Rosie’s Corner provide free baby and children’s clothing, shoes, school uniform and equipment for families who need them. Rosie’s Corner’s aim is to be able to reach every family in West Northumberland who would benefit from our services. We deliver items to the family’s address free of charge, with 100% confidentiality. Thank you for helping us to help families in

Caring For Our Chicks

Happy Monday everyone!  Our chicks have enjoyed their Easter break at Mrs Curry’s farm and have now moved back to HMS. They are currently spending their time in Orchard with year 5 and have been out enjoying the sun this week. They will soon be moving to their permanent home in our Beaumont quad where the children will learn more

Welcome Back

Welcome to the summer term!  We hope you have all had a fantastic Easter break and managed to enjoy some time outdoors (despite the often wintry weather!). HMS continues to be a vibrant and exciting place to learn, and we are delighted that our extra-curricular provision was able to re-start before Easter. We are also looking forward to enjoying more

Covid 19 Home Testing Guidance- Year 7 And 8

Asymptomatic testing is a key part of keeping the school and wider community safe and stopping the transmission of covid. Please continue to test twice weekly through the Easter holidays and make sure your child takes a test before returning to school on April 12th.  If your child tests positive on a lateral flow test taken at home or a

North East Festival of Languages

‘The Express Yourself: North East Festival of Languages’ takes place this week between the 22nd and 26th March 2021. The festival is a celebration of the diverse languages, cultures and communities in the region and our connections with the world. There are lots of free events, activities and resources introducing new and creative ways to learn, speak and teach languages.

Pia’s International Women’s Day Success

Pia has received some lovely press about her international women’s day success! A wonderful inspirational young woman! Thank you to Northumberland County Council for such an inspiring competition.  Well done to Pia and all of our pupils who took the opportunity to apply & celebrate inspirational women in our community.  #choosetochallenge2021

The Great Big Exhibition – Independent Hexham Stores

Here, is Beau Forster’s (Year 6) amazing artwork exhibited in Studio 19. Beau has been making some fantastic acrylic paintings on canvas and working into the surface with embroidery. Beau have been keeping a detailed sketchbook and developing ideas around ‘tricks of the eye’ the painting are of landscapes and can be flipped to show another interesting scene. Amelie Osborne,