Transfer Day

On Wednesday our pupils had the opportunity to visit their new classes for September and everyone appeared to enjoy the day! The children have all developed in terms of confidence, maturity and work ethic this year and have demonstrated that they are ready for the exciting opportunities and challenges that lie ahead. Well done everyone!… More

Y5 Educational Visit to Robinwood

I just wanted to thank Y5 pupils and their staff team for a fantastic three-day visit to Robinwood Activity Centre near Alston in Northumberland last week. The children had a wonderful time and the confidence they have developed through their participation in a range of new and exciting activities has been fantastic for the staff… More

Angels of the North

What a wonderful evening our choir, staff and families had at The Sage on Tuesday evening! The children performed on stage alongside over 400 pupils from other schools and were simply fantastic! Two of our children were also  chosen to sing in the spotlights at the front of the stage and did so with confidence… More

Returning Library and Reading Scheme Books

We only have 11 school days left before the end of this academic year and we need to start collecting all our library books and reading scheme books back in. In a school of this size, this can take some time but it is really important we have every single book returned to enable us… More

Educational Visits

Northumberland Games Some of our Y3 children were lucky enough to participate in the Northumberland Games in Cramlington last week.  This was either through the sporting activities on offer or through the singing that they led on the day.  Well done to everyone who took part and thank-you for being such wonderful ambassadors for our… More

Rotary Citizen of the Year

We were delighted to be able to welcome Mr Wallace and Mr Wise into school this week to present the award of Junior Citizen of the Year to one of our pupils. Kanushanth, is one of our Y6 pupils and reflects every one of our 7 Rs at Newsham perfectly.  He also carries out the… More

Y5 Electric Car Project

As I explained in an earlier edition of Newsham News, our Y5 pupils have been involved in an exciting STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths) project at the Port of Blyth and built an electric powered car as part of their work. Parents and Carers may have seen some of the time trials they were… More

Y6 Enterprise Day

A huge well done to all of our budding Y6 entrepreneurs  for making a whopping £423.03 during their recent Enterprise Day. What an amazing achievement, thank you to all of our Parents and Carers for your support and to those pupils who brought in their pocket money to spend.  

School Uniform

I appreciate that we are approaching the last few weeks of the academic year and as a mum, I remember not wanting to replace school shoes etc. until the end of the Summer holiday as children’s feet can grow significantly in a short period of time! That said, it is really important that we maintain… More

Bamburgh Castle

Y2 pupils visited Bamburgh Castle last week and despite the weather, thoroughly enjoyed their day!  The  children were really able to extend their learning through first hand experiences of this historical site and as usual, the staff reported to me that the children were brilliantly behaved. Well done everyone!