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Useful Links

We hope you find these links to other web sites useful.

Independent Schools Council
The Independent Schools Council (ISC) is the umbrella body representing 1,280 independent schools in the UK and Ireland, including NPS. This site contains useful information for staff and parents about issues affecting the whole independent sector.

Independent Association of Prep Schools
The Independent Association of Prep Schools (IAPS) is the professional association for Heads and Deputy Heads of the leading 600 independent prep schools in the UK and worldwide. This site contains information for staff and parents about IAPS schools. NPS is accredited by IAPS.

Mathletics
All NPS children from Year One to Year Six are registered on Mathletics. This site allows children to practice mathematical skills through online lessons, activities, tests and 'races' against other children from all over the world!

Nexus
The Nexus website contains useful information about public transport in the region.

The Expert Parent’s Guide to Childhood Anxiety.

Supporting young people who are experiencing mental health disorders whilst in education. 

RSE and Health Education Guidelines

Today’s children and young people are growing up in an increasingly complex world and living their lives seamlessly on and offline. This presents many positive and exciting opportunities, but also challenges and risks. In this environment, children and young people need to know how to be safe and healthy, and how to manage their academic, personal and social lives in a positive way.


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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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.

NPS Life

NPS Life

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Facilities

Facilities

Our facilities give pupils an invaluable advantage

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Visit Us

Visit Us

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IAPS - Excellence in Education - Independent Association of Prep Schools Learning Outside the classroom Bronze Award