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Special Occasions

Every day at NPS is special for children because it is such a busy, purposeful school.

Throughout the year extra special events are planned for different reasons:

  • to enhance learning
  • to celebrate achievements
  • to provide opportunities to showcase talents
  • to promote the important partnership with parents

Children enjoy performing in plays and musicals with the choir and swingband featuring at important events.

Sports afternoons and galas are exciting school events which take place alongside the many sports fixtures which parents enjoy watching!

Special Open Afternoons give opportunities for parents to see NPS in action and information evenings mean that everyone understands the learning process!

Events to welcome parents into school life are planned every year so that parents and staff get to know one another really well.

Varied social events take place involving children, staff and parents such as Fayres, Ceilidh, Ball and sponsored runs!

A wonderful celebration of NPS life takes place at the end of every academic year with children making their own unique presentations, involving a clever use of technology - always a 'moving' experience for everyone.

So much happens in a year at NPS so a Monthly Update makes sure that the whole school community is kept informed!


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

1

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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