Trust Expansion Consultation

Over the course of the last year the Board of The Three Rivers Learning Trust and the Governing Bodies of schools within the Morpeth Education Partnership have been exploring the most beneficial way forward for schools that have expressed an interest in joining the Learning Trust.

Please click here to see the letter to parents/carers.

You can also find a Frequently Asked Questions document here.

Consultation begins today, Monday 9 October until Monday 13 November at 4pm.

The Rocky Monster Show

IMG_0295 (1)Monday 19th June – 6:30pm, Tuesday 20th June – 6:30pm

Pupils at Newminster and Chantry have been rehearsing ready to perform the musical ‘The Rocky Monster Show’ in June.

Tickets will be available for the ‘The Rocky Monster Show’ performances at the school offices from Monday 15th May (strictly morning break times only). The tickets are priced at £4 adult and £3 child / OAP.

About the ‘The Rocky Monster Show’…..

Bizarre, anarchic and very funny, this Rock ‘n’ Roll musical is a riotous mix of the Addams Family, Young Frankenstein and Phantom of the Opera, with Rebecca and The Rocky Horror Show thrown in for good measure!

Baron Frankenstein’s descendant, and ex-pop star turned professor of Genetics, creates DNA moulds of people in his computer. How these moulds come to life as the ultimate Rock Group, headed by a clone of Elvis himself is the highlight of the hilarious plot.

More traditional monsters also add spice to the explosive mixture. Audience and cast will love the Rock ‘n’ Roll score, much of which is an affectionate send-up of the 60’s.

Government Consultation on Sex and Relationship Education

Parents, teachers and students have been given the opportunity to help shape the new Sex and Relationships Education (SRE) curriculum.

In 2017, legislation was passed by Parliament to make relationships education compulsory in all primary schools and sex and relationship education compulsory in all secondary schools. The curriculum for the subject is also being updated.

The guidance for this change can be found here.

Please click here if you wish to complete the government consultation survey. It takes around 30 minutes and closes on 12 February.

Year 5​ Performance of ​’Gimme, Gimme, Gimme’

Year 5​ ​performed the Christmas musical ​’​​Gimme, Gimme, Gimme’ to
​packed audiences this week.​

The story …

The North Pole is in meltdown! Despite modernising and updating operations with a new hi-tech customer services centre, the elves are struggling to cope with the quantity and variety of presents being asked for….so Santa takes drastic action! By showing a particularly spoilt pair of siblings (and in turn the rest of us) how some unfortunate children have to spend Christmas time, he’s on a mission to convince the world that the best pressies we could wish for don’t cost a penny!

​Well done to everyone who took part.​

NMS and CMS Performance of Miracle Child at St James Church

Chantry and Newminster choir performed the Christmas musical ‘Miracle Child’ to a packed church full of parents, carers, governors, staff and friends of the schools at St James Church on Wednesday 20th December.

The story …

There were two ‘miracle children’ in the heart-warming Christmas musical ‘Miracle Child’​: one was obviously the baby born at Bethlehem, but the other is materialistic Rikki​, who is transformed as s​he learns the importance of giving.

What does the Christmas story mean to self-centred Rikki​, 2000+ years after the miracle of Jesus’ birth? ‘Miracle Child’ begins with a family party on Christmas Eve, and Rikki​ expecting loads of presents – but having forgotten to find something to give her parents.

She attempts to sort out the problem in time for Christmas Day…​

A poignant, ​entertaining and modern take on the Christmas story.​

​Simon Taylor​, CEO of The Three Rivers Learning Trust said “Last night’s concert was superb! Well done to everyone involved with the production.”

Christmas lunch

Christmas lunch is on Thursday 21 December.

Students have made their menu choice in school.