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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Year 4, 5 and 6 rounders teams all enjoyed their matches against Durham High School for Girls. There was some fantastic batting from Mabel , Callisto ...
Our young map reading runners had a great day at the recent Northumbrian Schools Orienteering Championships at Plessey Woods Country Park. Everyone in...
The Egypt Topic has gripped Year 4 who have learned lots and produced some fabulous work. They have undertaken research, explored maps and created pyr...
Our Year 5 and 6 teams had a brilliant time at the national final for the Jaguar Primary School Challenge in Warwick. The children spent a lot of time...
Sunday 19th May brought another successful Greggs Cancer run in which the children, parents and staff of NPS were out in their masses to support the g...
On Tuesday 14th May, the sun was shining brightly as Year 2 travelled to Souter Lighthouse to enrich their topic on lighthouses.
Year 2 enjoyed a wet but wonderful trip to Rainton Meadows. We participated in a range of activities including: habitat exploring, pond-dipping and a ...
We are delighted to invite all those new parents joining school to a Welcome Morning on Friday 10th May at 9.30-10.30am Here parents will have the opp...
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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.