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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

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...

Jun 2019

21

Eqyptologists of the Future

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...

Jun 2019

16

Jaguar Primary School Challenge

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...

May 2019

20

Children's Cancer Run 2019

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...

May 2019

14

Souter Lighthouse

On Tuesday 14th May, the sun was shining brightly as Year 2 travelled to Souter Lighthouse to enrich their topic on lighthouses.

May 2019

10

Year 2 at Rainton Meadows

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 ...

May 2019

1

Welcome Morning for Children starting in September 2019

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...

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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