Year 6 Food Tech: Chapatis

Our Year 6 pupils have been learning how to make chapatis in their Food Technology lessons with Miss Kwella throughout November, to link in with the recent Hindu Diwali festival. 

PTA Pop-Up Shop

Our PTA Christmas Pop-Up shop was in full swing this lunchtime! Thank you for all your donations. The Pop-Up shop will be open again tomorrow lunchtime in Fellside Hall.  

Upcoming Events

As we approach the end of term, here are some key festive dates: Thursday 13 December 2018 – Christmas Movie Night Thursday 13/ Friday 14 December 2018 – Christmas Pop-Up Shop Friday 14 December 2018 – Christmas Jumper Day Friday 14 December 2018 – Key Stage 2 Pantomime Visit Monday 17 December 2018 – HMS Carol Service at Hexham Abbey

Tynedale Sports Awards

At the Tynedale Awards on Sunday night it was a fantastic evening in which we had a number of pupils nominated: Last years’  Year 5 and  Year 6 orienteering teams were both nominated after winning the county championships in orienteering. The teams performed extremely well throughout the competition and were deserving of their shortlisting for team of the year. Also nominated

Year 8 Food Styling

Over the last week our Year 8 pupils have been doing some food styling in Food Technology lessons. They had 30 minutes to style and present a Tunnock’s teacake. We had some really good results, shown in the pictures below!    

Hexham Youth Initiative Award

We are delighted that one of our Year 8 pupils, Jake Reader, received a fantastic award from Hexham Youth Initiative last month.  Jake joined Hexham Youth Initiative in September and his award was for his kindness and thoughtfulness towards others, which is mirrored by the support Jake offers to younger pupils in school, especially pupils from Year 5.  Ms Richardson-Clarke

Food Bank Collection

As you will be aware, we have previously run a collection for our local food bank earlier this year. However, we are very aware that some families find Christmas a particularly difficult time and after a parental suggestion we have decided to have another collection. You could donate food items such as: Cereals Crackers/Biscuits Chocolates Beans Rice Tinned stews Tinned

Christmas Lunch

We will be serving Christmas lunch for pupils on Wednesday 12 December. Have a look at our tasty menu below for more details (click for larger view), there will be a range of festive treats on offer!

Christmas Jumper Day

Hexham Middle School is supporting Save the Children’s Christmas Jumper Day on Friday 14 December 2018.  Pupils can come to school in normal school uniform with a Christmas Jumper in place of their normal school sweatshirt. The suggested donation is £1.00.

Platform X Winners

Our winners of the Platfom X completion recently enjoyed a day at Newcastle Central Station as part of their prize. They learnt all about jobs within the railway industry and even had the opportunity to see the new trains that are about to come into operation in the new year. This picture shows the girls standing in front of one