Every week children from at least one part of school will be out and about!
The range of activities is vast and age appropriate. Children gain so much from 'hands on' experiences and at NPS, children are encouraged to explore, investigate and discover!
Some of the places we visit for workshops, investigations, discovery or research
- Centre for Life
- Discovery Museum
- The Great North Museum
- DLI museum in Durham
- Newcastle University
- Grace Darling Museum in Bamburgh
- Kielder Reservoir
- St Mary's Island
- Blue Reef Aquarium
- Dove Marine Laboratory
- Allensford - River Derwent
- Washingto Wildfowl Park
- River Tyne - cruise
- Segedunum Roman Fort
- The Roman Wall
- Washington Old Hall
- York - Viking Centre
- Alnwick Castle
- Seven Stories
- Theatre Royal
- Northern Stage
- The Sage
NPS children enjoy residential visits to:
- Keswick - Glaramara Outdoor Activity Centre
- Alston - Robinwood Activity Centre
- Amsterdam - Cycling
- Voss, Norway - skiing
Within a warm, caring environment everyone feels 'at home' so that reaching full potential is a way of life here.
Ms Coleman, Head Teacher
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Our recent Regulatory and Compliance Inspection was another success with NPS meeting every standard and therefore being fully compliant .
Read our 2017 inspection report (pdf document) from the Independent Schools Inspectorate.