Remembrance Day

We were very proud of the mature and reflective attitude of all our children towards all our recent commemoration activities and their observation of the silence in school last Friday. Those children who visited the cenotaph on Monday were excellent representatives of our school. Well done everyone.  

Christmas Fair

Could we please ask for any donations for our Christmas Fair towards the toy stall and book stall (must be in excellent condition) they would be very much appreciated, please bring any cakes donations on the day of the Fair. Slots for Santa’s Grotto will be available to book from Wednesday 21st November via the… More


Fantastic news! We achieved 97% attendance across school last week! Well done to everyone who played their part in ensuring the children attended school each day. Now we just need to build on this every week.  We can do this!  

Nursery Parents/Carers

Just a reminder that the admissions window is now open for applications for Reception school places for your child for September 2019. You need to apply online on the Northumberland County Council website or contact the school office for a paper application form. The closing date for applications is 15th January 2019. Places are allocated… More

Remembrance Sunday – November 11th

As I’m sure you are aware, this Sunday is Remembrance Day and this year it also marks 100 years since the end of World War One. The children and staff will think about this occasion in assembly tomorrow and I hope they have the opportunity to either visit a cenotaph at the weekend or find… More

 Welcome Back!

I hope everyone had a brilliant half term and that all the children are happy to be back with us in school. They are all settled and working hard, which is always a good sign! That said, our ongoing problem is attendance. We need to find even more ways to tackle this issue and the… More

Half Term and our Teacher Training Day on Monday, November 5th

School closes for half term tomorrow at 3.15pm and reopens on Tuesday, November 6th. I hope everyone has a very happy half term and that all the children remain safe during Halloween and Guy Fawkes activities. Take care everyone and I’ll see you all soon!  

School Discos

Thanks to everyone who supported our school discos last week. The children really love these kind of events and so I’m very grateful to the staff and volunteers who stayed after school last Friday to make sure the children had a wonderful time. We also managed to raise £464, which was fantastic! Thanks very much… More


This week we have received another complaint from a member of the local community. A report was made of parents and carers blocking access to local homes and properties. I fully appreciate the difficulties in parking near our school and it is an issue that I have raised repeatedly over recent years. That said, I… More

KS1 Visit to Beamish

Yesterday our entire KS1 team visited Beamish Museum and had a wonderful day exploring the past. Educational visits like these take a lot of organisation, time and effort but they are so valuable in bringing learning to life for our children. Their wonderful behaviour helped to make the day such a success. Well done everyone…. More