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Information and Communication Technologies

NPS Children benefit from access to the latest technologies.

All classrooms are fitted with interactive whiteboards which allow access to teaching resources from all over the world.

A set of WiFi enabled laptops are available for children to undertake research in lessons across the curriculum.

The school's ICT suite is an excellent resource in which the children develop their computer skills and gain experience using a wide range of software packages. The children are also given a taste of computer programming to allow them to understand some of the fundamental principles behind the technology we all use.


NPS is a forward looking school which consequently never stands still. New resources, methods of teaching, learning opportunities, an ever increasing range of visits and activities are ways that NPS continues to provide the very best in primary education.

Ms Coleman, Head Teacher

Latest News

Feb 2020

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Healthy Eating Workshop

To begin with we reviewed the parts of the digestive system and their functions. We were then able to explore the complex relationship between the dig...

Feb 2020

5

Latin Recitation Competition

Massive congratulations to the Year 6 children who took part in the annual Northumberland and Durham Classical Association Latin Recitation Competitio...

Feb 2020

3

Year 5 Networking and Binary Workshop

Newcastle University School of Computing was the destination for Year 5 on Thursday 30th January.

Feb 2020

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Exam Celebrations

Each year, Autumn term is a busy time for all children starting in a new year group; none more so than those joining Year 6. Aside from the usual adap...

Jan 2020

31

Year 4 have the Golden Ticket

It is not every day that a school visit takes you to somewhere as thrilling as a chocolate factory.

Jan 2020

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Year 5 visit Ampleforth College

Year 5 had a very exciting trip to Ampleforth College in North Yorkshire on Tuesday. It was amazing to see the portrait of Cardinal Basil Hume in the ...

Nov 2019

22

Bikeability Course

The weather was kind to Year 4 for a morning of cycling at NPS this morning. Children enjoyed undertaking a variety of cycling tasks, within our g...

Nov 2019

13

Anti-Bullying Week at NPS

NPS children have fully engaged with the themes of friendship, kindness and respect this week. Though of course these attributes are never in short su...

Nov 2019

4

NPS Model City

Over the last four days of half-term the whole school came together to create a marvellous city made from recycled materials. Each child created their...

Nov 2019

4

The Golden Whisk Winner!

We are delighted to announce that our talented chef, Nicole Gibson, was recently awarded a Golden Whisk for the Northern Region. She was nominated for...

Inspection Report

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.

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