May 17, 2024

Headteacher News 17-5-24

 Hello and welcome to this week’s edition of Headteacher news…. Staffing news It was great to see Miss Galinski and Miss Seeley returning to school on […]
May 3, 2024

Headteacher News 3-5-24

Thanks… With the publication of our OFSTED report to the local newspaper recently, it has been a tricky week as a Headteacher of our school. Fortunately, […]
April 26, 2024

Headteacher News 26-4-24

As I am writing the sun is finally shining! You never know, it might be here to stay and the children will finally get to play […]
April 19, 2024

Headteacher News 19-4-24

This week at Northstead… Department for Education PEIA Board Visit School I had the pleasure of showing members of the Department for Education Priority Investment Area […]
April 13, 2024

Headteacher News 12-4-24

Welcome back to the Summer term. This will be a shorter blog post than usual due to a newsletter being sent home yesterday. Please make a […]
March 22, 2024

An amazing eggstravaganza!

An amazing amount of entries for the 2024 Easter egg design competition!  Some incredible designs. Thanks to our community for taking the time to submit your […]
March 22, 2024

End of Term Newsletter – Spring 2023-2024

Dear Parents, Carers and Families, The daffodils are blooming, blossom is everywhere I look and the sunshine is trying its best to get out and give […]
March 19, 2024

Stars of Northstead Spring Term 2023-24

Stars of Northstead A huge well done to all the winners of our term award, ‘Stars of Northstead’. It’s always a joy to celebrate excellence in […]
March 8, 2024

Headteacher News 8-3-24

World Book Day What a wonderful world book day we have had this week. A truly memorable for all the children and staff in school. I […]
March 1, 2024

Headteacher News 29-2-24

Parents, carers and families, OFSTED Inspection – 20th and 21st February 2024 You will no doubt be aware that we were inspected by His Majesty’s Inspectors […]
January 20, 2024

Headteacher News 19-1-24

What a wonderful week 2! We may have had a week of ice, slush and snow but it has not stopped the children demonstrating our high […]
January 12, 2024

Happy New Year – Headteacher’s News 12-1-24

A big welcome back to all of our children and their families to the Spring Term of 2023-2024. An important term for the continued progress of […]
December 20, 2023

An amazing last week of term….

Many thanks to all of our parents and carers who have attended school in one way or another over the past few weeks. We’ve enjoyed some […]
December 9, 2023

Headteacher News 8-12-23

Well done to the school choir It has been an immense pleasure to join the choir over the past two weekends. A wonderful performance of our […]
November 25, 2023

Headteacher News 24-11-23

This week’s news It was a great pleasure to showcase our school to a visiting Headteacher from Lincolnshire this week. Mrs Watson was a pupil at […]
November 18, 2023

Headteacher News 17-11-23

With the festive period fast approaching, school is gearing up for the many events we have planned in school. We look forward to many exciting things […]
November 11, 2023

Headteacher News 10/11/23

A big welcome back to the second half of the Autumn term. With school photos, productions, singing, parties and many other events taking place this half […]
November 11, 2023

OFSTED Parent View

Many thanks to the parents and carers who have taken the time to add their views to OFSTED’s parent view website. Details of the responses for […]
October 21, 2023

Headteacher News 20-10-23

As we approach the last week of half term, we have so much to look back on from this half term and be thankful for. Two […]
October 17, 2023

Harvest Sing-A-Long and thanks!

Many, many thanks to our school community for their very generous donations today. The Rainbow Centre will be collecting this today and it will allow them […]
October 14, 2023

Headteacher News 13.10.23

Hello and many thanks for reading this week’s news. It starts off with some important news and then we are very excited to share more amazing […]
September 29, 2023

Headteacher News – 29-9-23

Autumn Term Week 4 comes to an end and writing displays around school are beginning to take shape, showing the amazing writing which is being developed […]
September 28, 2023

Fantastic Football…. v Gladstone Road

On Tuesday night, both of our school football teams took on their counterparts from Gladstone Road. In two entertaining encounters, both teams came up trumps with […]
September 22, 2023

Headteacher News – 22-9-23

Attendance Matters Well done to class 5 who were top attenders again this week. Unfortunately, no classes with 100% this week and so the prize tub […]
September 15, 2023

Headteacher News 18-9-23

Always Learning…. Aiming for Excellence This week, I’ve had the pleasure of focusing on some of my own learning as Headteacher and I was able to […]
September 12, 2023

Headteacher Awards 11-9-23

Well done to our first Headteacher award winners for 2023-2024. All children who achieve a Headteacher Award are able to choose a book of their choice […]
September 8, 2023

Headteacher Blog 1 of 2023-2024 (8-9-23)

Welcome back to the new school year. The first few days of the new school year have flown by with the children acting responsibly, respectfully and […]
July 7, 2023

Headteacher news 7-7-23

Wow! I cannot believe how much has taken place since I last posted a blog for the website. We’ve recently completed seven transition evenings, 4 sports […]
May 21, 2023

Headteacher News 21-5-23

KS1 SATS A huge well done to all of our Y2 children who enjoyed their KS1 ‘quiz’ time this week. The children have been the best […]
May 12, 2023

Headteacher News 12-05-23

Y6 SATS WEEK Well, there we go. My first Y6 SATS week as a Headteacher has been and gone and I couldn’t be prouder of our […]
May 5, 2023

Headteacher’s News 05-05-23

Here we are, the week before the end of key stage two tests. Our children in year 6 have worked incredibly hard and battled to be […]
March 25, 2023

Weekly Headteacher News 24-3-23

A first for me this week in school. It was amazing to be joined by one of our AV robots in our Star of the Week […]
March 16, 2023

WOW! WOW! WOW! Super Y6 Ancient Greece work!

When we found out that we were going to welcome two children from Ukraine, little did we know that our Y6 arrival would be so amazing! […]
March 10, 2023

Headteacher News 10-3-23

Star of the Week! It was a pleasure this afternoon to award so many of our children a star of the week certificate or for some […]
March 7, 2023

Egyptian Scribes (Year 3)

We are proud of our Egyptian scribes, who have been writing in hieroglyphs. Our historians have learnt that the ancient Egyptians invented one of the earliest […]
February 22, 2023

Northstead Musicians (22-2-23)

A highlight from the week so far was our very first ukulele lesson in 4WV which all the children were very excited about! We are lucky […]
February 5, 2023

Safer Internet Day – 7/2/23

Assembly this week and learning in school will focus on how we must stay safe online and how we can help each other to stay safe […]
February 3, 2023

Headteacher’s News 3-2-23

WOW! Check out this home learning! Elizabeth in 2JV loved her non-fiction reading book ‘How to make a peach treat’ so much that she has been […]
January 28, 2023

Headteacher’s News 27-1-2023

As another week passes by and another week where more incredible children continue to amaze me with their positive attitudes and dedication in and out of […]
January 27, 2023

Attendance League Table Update (Week ending 27-1-23)

Attendance Matters – Week Commencing 23rd January 2023  Whole School Attendance this week = 92.47%  Whole School attendance 22/23 = 93.05%  1st Place this week = […]
January 20, 2023

Headteacher News 20-1-23

Well done to our Governors! This week, we were visited by our school education advisor to audit the work our governing body do for our school. […]
January 13, 2023

Headteacher round up – 13-1-23

Well! We didn’t expect to arrive in school this morning and find the roof of our EYFS home hut on the adventure playground. Luckily for us, […]
January 9, 2023

Assembly this week – Dreams and Goals

As part of our PSHE scheme of learning, we are focusing on Dreams and Goals this half term. Last Friday, we introduced this to the children […]
January 2, 2023

Welcome back – Spring Term 1 – January 2023

First of all, we would like to wish all of our community a Happy New Year! We do hope 2023 will bring us joy, love, encouragement […]
December 16, 2022

End of Term Headteacher Round up – 16/12/22

Well that is it, the end of my first term as Headteacher of Northstead and what a term it has been! Today, we celebrated Stars of […]
December 9, 2022

Mr Hopper’s Weekly Round Up – 9-12-22

After a very successful school fair last Friday (we raised over £1,000) we have enjoyed a fun-filled week at Northstead. It has been an absolute pleasure […]
November 25, 2022

Headteacher Round Up – 25-11-22

Well, what a week and where to begin… It has been assessment week in school. Children have showed grit and determination to be the best they […]
November 18, 2022

Mr Hopper’s Weekly Update – Friday 18-11-22

What a great week, a week which began with Anti-Bullying Week 2022 and with us sharing our Anti-Bullying message in assemblies, wearing our odd socks to […]
November 15, 2022

North Yorkshire Sportshall Athletics Event / Trials – Scarborough event For Under 11’s (School Year 5 and 6)

North Yorkshire Sportshall Athletics Event / Trials – Scarborough event For Under 11’s (School Year 5 and 6) One of a series around North Yorkshire, leading […]
November 15, 2022

Children In Need Day – Friday 18th November

Friday – Children In Need Day Information We invite children (and adults) to enter our ‘Reet Big Biscuit Bake Off Competition’. Children are asked to bring […]
November 12, 2022

Free Violin Lessons

Free Violin Lessons offer letter Scarborough Music Centre is once again offering free violin lessons to children in the area on Saturday mornings during term time […]
November 11, 2022

Mr Hopper’s Weekly Roundup 11-11-22

Monday – Don’t forget to wear odd socks as we learn about Anti-Bullying in school! https://anti-bullyingalliance.org.uk/anti-bullying-week/anti-bullying-week-2022-reach-out Friday – Children In Need Day Information We invite children […]
November 10, 2022

Remembrance Day – Friday 11th November

We invite children to wear a red t-shirt / blouse or jumper to school on this day. Children should still wear their school trousers / skirt […]