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Staff


Senior Management Team

Head Teacher Ms F Coleman
Deputy Head Teacher Miss G Strong
Bursar Mrs S Easton

Senior Leadership Team

Early Years Lead Mrs S Breakey
Curriculum Lead Miss A Brown
Pastoral Lead Mr P Fargher
SENCO Mrs N Johnson

Form Staff

Reception Mrs S Drought
  Mrs J Hepple - Literacy Subject Leader
Year 1 Mrs J Brown
  Miss R Metcalf
Year 2 Mrs N Johnson
  Miss R Noble - History Subject Leader
Year 3 Mrs F Bailey
  Miss A Brown
  Mrs J Haslam
Year 4 Mr P Fargher
  Mr W Merrin
  Mrs J Pawley - MFL, PSCHE & RE Subject Leader
Year 5 Mrs L Cressey - Geography Subject Leader
  Mr J Stirk - Learning Outside the Classroom
Year 6 Miss J Carle
  Miss G Strong - Maths Subject Leader
First Steps Nursery Mrs S Breakey

Subject Specialists

Latin / Classics Mrs F Bailey
Art Miss L Bell
Science Subject Leader Mrs G Orife
Modern Languages Mrs G Nemri
Music Mr S Waller
PE and Games Mrs A Rackham
  Mr W Merrin
ICT Mr R Boddy

Creative Learning Teachers

Creative Learning Teacher Mrs E Marrison
  Mrs S Rowland

Administration

Finance Manager Mrs J Appleby
Head Teacher's Secretary Mrs M Collinson
Bursar Mrs S Easton
Receptionist/Secretary Miss K Heron
Finance Assistant Mrs L Hill
Caretaker Mr G Henderson
  Mr E Wood

Support Staff

Support Staff Mrs J Bhasin
  Mrs T Boyd
  Mrs V Cook
  Ms J Curtis
  Miss S King
  Mrs L Kirk
  Ms L Noble
  Miss W Nolan
  Ms J Page
  Mrs C Penn
  Miss K Rea
  Mrs C Reed
  Mrs K Salkeld
  Mrs V Urwin
  Mrs S Waggott
  Mrs S Wilks
  Mrs S Winter

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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

Oct 2019

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Science Lessons at NPS

In Science, Year 5 have been learning about life cycles. They have been focusing on the life cycle of a butterfly, and have enjoyed seeing the caterpi...

Sep 2019

27

Year 4 visit The Baltic

This week, in Art, we took an exciting trip to the BALTIC where we had the fantastic opportunity to see some of the North Easts most iconic buildings....

Sep 2019

19

Tolent Artwork Exhibition

At NPS, we have all been fascinated to watch the development of a new residential building by Tolent, a locally based building and civil engineering c...

Sep 2019

18

Sikhism

Parents and experts are always encouraged to be part of our school and on Tuesday, Year 5 were lucky enough to experience both. Mrs Singh came to talk...

Sep 2019

16

Year 5 Residential Trip

A very excited set of Year 5 children set off from Jesmond before term had even begun, on their adventure for three days at the outward bound centre, ...

Aug 2019

30

Autumn Term 2019

School begins on Thursday 5th September 2019.

Jul 2019

4

Zeb Soanes visits NPS

On Tuesday the children from Reception and Years 1-4 were treated to a day with Radio 4 Presenter, Zeb Soanes. He talked about his incredible first...

Jul 2019

3

Brilliant Buddy Trips

The sun has shone this week for our Year 1 and 4 Buddy trips where children enjoyed a range of activities with their older or younger friends.

Jun 2019

28

DHSG Rounders

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 ...

Jun 2019

23

Northumbrian Schools Orienteering Championships

Our young map reading runners had a great day at the recent Northumbrian Schools Orienteering Championships at Plessey Woods Country Park. Everyone in...

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