Recently Year 8 enjoyed a visit to The Sill outdoor discovery centre where they experienced WW1 workshops themed around life in the trenches, literature including poetry, weaponry and nursing. The two sessions were very different in style and saw children re-enacting historical battles, using artefacts and listening to poetry being performed. Well done and thank you to all involved. I
Some of our Year 5 pupils have recently been working with an animator at Queen’s Hall gallery in Hexham, having been inspired by a current Blast exhibition.
Premier League Primary Stars: KS2 Poetry Competition! Deadline for entries (to be handed to Mrs Roff) is Friday 14 December 2018. This is a poetry competition which encourages pupils to write poems based on the theme of diversity, using inspiration from the poem written specially for Premier League Writing Stars, Beautifully different, Wonderfully the same by Joseph Coelho (see the link below
Our Sugarcraft after-school club, run by Miss Kwella for KS3 pupils, has produced some fantastic pieces! Recently they have made sugar roses and animal faces. Click the images below to see their work in more detail.
During this week in the lead up to Remembrance Sunday we have had our assemblies to show our respect to those that have lost their lives or suffered injuries in past or present conflicts. A number of our pupils are also involved in services taking place this Sunday in the local community. Over 800 poppies have been made by pupils and
A huge thank you to all pupils who have created some wonderful poppies for the remembrance display in Fellside Hall. Over 700 poppies were received! Year 7 and Year 8 pupils helped in creating the fabulous installation. Thanks again for all the support. Mr Carney
The School Parliament and Council had their Inaugural Meeting during Local Democracy Week. Members of the student body that were democratically elected onto our School Parliament or Cabinet Council got the chance to meet Mr Trevor Cessford (County Councillor for Northumberland County Council). A big thank you for him approaching the school and offering to talk to our pupils about local
We are launching an environmental improvement lunchtime group based in Beaumont building for pupils in any year group: the New Buds Quad Squad. The plan is to develop small projects that transform aspects of the quad area. Pupils that like being outdoors, possibly regard themselves as green-fingered or keen to be part of team making things, are very welcome to join.
Last week was another busy week for our sports teams: HMS Year 8 boys were in action in the football county cup against an extremely strong Ashington side. In what was a very even game HMS missed a number of chances early on which they later regretted after falling behind to a deflected shot. Judah then equalised after some quick