Welcome from the
Executive Head Teacher

Exec HT Claire Ingrams2

Miss Claire Ingrams

Northumberland Heath Primary School, and our family of schools, has a duty to provide our children with the tools to access their learning, to grow socially and emotionally as well as academically. Without these tools, the children that pass through the doors of our schools will not have the tools required for the journey that awaits them in their teenage, young adult and adult lives.

Upcoming Events

5
Dec
Catkin Class Nativity
09:15 AM
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5
Dec
Saplings Class Nativity
02:15 PM
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6
Dec
Open Morning for Reception & Nursery 2020-21
09:00 AM
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10
Dec
Nursery Nativity
10:00 AM
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17
Dec
Christmas Carols at the Church
09:00 AM
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Latest News

Young Writers Deadline
This term, we are so proud that 400 children have had their poems accepted for publication. If you return the slip, the poems can be published even if you do not want to buy a copy of the final book. We will have copies of the published books in the Book ...
Wriggly Nativity
The reception classes have had a brilliant work performing 'A Wriggly Nativity'. The children, teachers and teaching assistants have worked so hard to produce three wonderful shows with twinkling stars, lullabies and dancing chickens. It was lovely to hea...
Christmas Events in Bexley
Check out what's going on in Bexley this Christmas 
Children's University December Challenge
Treacle Treats
Treacle has been back on duty this week. Hurrah! She has enjoyed greeting the children, being walked by those who have earned Treacle Treats and supporting children with their wellbeing.
Christmas Dinner Wednesday 18th December 2019
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Museum of London
Silver Birch had a fantastic day at the Museum of London looking at Roman life in London. We particularly enjoyed sketching a real Roman Wall and thinking about why the Romans built it.
Books for Home can Benefit the Book Barn
Shopping for books this Christmas? For every £10 spent atTheBookPeople, £1 will be donated to our school!Use the following link and then search for Northumberland Heath Primary: thebookpeople.co.uk/bigbookboost
Treacle Update
Treacle will be back on active service this week. She recently had an operation and the children made her a get well soon card. Great to see that caring about well-being includes all of the NHP family.
Book of Hugs
Miss O'Rourke visited the Children's Literary Festival at Knole and met Chris Riddell. She bought a Book of Hugs for the Book Barn which he kindly signed for us. How exciting! We stock an number of his books full of incredible illustrations in the Book Ba...
Girls Gain Goals
Recently, our year 6 girls football team played their first round in the Bexleyheath Goals Girls Football League. Northumberland Heath played 3 games against Danson, Upton and Our Lady OTR. We played exceptionally well and won all 3 fixtures with score-li...
Viking Values
Year Four had a fantastic day learning about the Vikings.They learnt the story of Beowolf and Grendal and created their own story maps.They then went on to learn about how the Vikings lived and acted out the Battle of Maldon.
Who can I talk to if I have a problem?
Children in Need - 15th November 2019
Dear Parents and Carers,On Friday 15th November 2019 our school will be turning into a zoo to raise money for BBC Children in Need.Children are encouraged to come to school in fancy dress costumes as an animal of their choice for a £1 donation. Please rem...
A Wonderful Read
Ms Bailey recommends. Wonder by R J PalachioA wonderful book which shows us the beauty within a person, The first times I read it I cried, and the second time too... "When given the choice between being right and being kind, choose kind."
Alien Adventures
This week in year 5, we have been using tree maps to generate exciting vocabulary to describe characters. Mrs Pickles definitely wants to know more about the alien that Tyler in Pine described. He also made sure that his handwriting and presentation were ...
Friend or Foe?
Riley in Maple is really loving this term's wider curriculum subject of Friend or Foe. They are looking at the lives of the Anglo Saxons and Vikings. As part of his homework, Riley created an amazing round house using many materials including bark and str...
Colouring for Calm
Our children, are really enjoying our new mindfulness colouring board, set up by our fantastic wellbeing team. All of our children, are free to use this as a way of keeping calm and mentally healthy.
Sharing Science
Our teachers have been sharing "Science Selfies" to share science outside the classroom. We would now love to receive Science Selfies from the children and parents which we can publish in our Newsletter or even on our Science Selfie board! Please take a s...
What would you like to read?
During conversations with parents, we are often asked what they can do to support their children with their education.Daily reading with your child is part of our home school agreement and has a huge impact on their education. Reading is a crucial life sk...
Poppy Appeal
We will be selling Remembrance poppies and other items in the playground before and after school from Monday 4th – Friday 8th November. Poppies will also be brought round by the ambassadors to classes if children would like to buy one.Remembrance Day is M...
Autumn Dress Up Day
Today we are celebrating the season of mist and mellow fruitfulness dressing up in clothes relating to: autumn and the harvest, Diwali or Halloween.
Factory Visit Fun
Mrs Griffin recommends Charlie and the Chocolate Factory by Roald Dahl. This book has been a childhood favourite of mine and brings back fond memories of bedtime stories. I love the rich imagination in this story and how Roald Dahl brings the lovable char...
Dress up Day
Dress Up Day Wednesday 30th October 2019When we return to school on Monday 28th October, we will be truly immersed in autumn, with misty mornings, leaves crunching underfoot and dark mornings and evenings. Many of the children will be excited about Hallow...
Amazing Homework
Wow, take a look at this amazing homework. For their Art and DT Silver Birch had to design a Roman mosaic based on an activity they enjoy doing outside of school. She chose gymnastics. 
EYFS Open Days
 
Hockey Tournament Happiness
Last week, our children participated in a hockey tournament at Sporting Club Thamesmead .We drew the previous year’s champions and runners up; but seeking the positive we viewed it as an opportunity to see the standard we would aim to reach with some trai...
The day I Was Erased
This week's recommendation is from Miss Gunner who suggests - The Day I Was Erased byLisa Thompson.“ A story of family, friendship and finding your place in the world.”
The Tempest Approaches
Last week, our children who are taking part in the Shakespeare School Festival participated in an exciting cast workshop at the Mick Jagger Centre. They worked with theatre professionals and children from Marlborough School in Sidcup. We were so proud of ...
Trust Tournament
On Friday, we played in an inter-trust tournament against teams from Peareswood, Willow Bank and Knockhall Primary Schools. Our children represented the school with great courage and determination and finished with a very respectable second place.
Parent Power
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It Is Fun To Have Fun But You Have To Know How
Miss Nashad recommends "The Cat In The Hat"The Dr Seuss books contain all of my favourite quotes, and this story in particular reminds me of my bedtime stories with my dad! I love the consistent rhyming words, and the illustrations always bring a smile to...
NHP Win A Prestigious Reading Award!
This week we were privileged to received a prestigious award from the Society of Authors!Children’s author, Ian MacDonald, returned to Northumberland Heath Primary School last week to present a special award. Ian nominated the school for The Reading for P...
Hello Yellow
Mental Health Awareness Day is Thursday 10th October 2019 and we want to show young people that they’re not alone when it comes to their mental health. Statistically, according to Young Minds, three children in every classroom have a diagnosable mental he...
Year 3 Journey Through Time
Yesterday, Year 3 experienced the life of an archaeologist. They had the opportunity to dig for real life Roman artefacts, analyse them and draw their beautiful features.We also made a human timeline, starting from when the Romans invaded Britain in 43 AD...
Fabuous Flamenco Fun
The children and staff had a great Spanish day practising the language, learning about the country, trying Spanish inspired food and learning how to dance the Flamenco.          
A Frolic in a Forest?
This week's book recommendation comes from Miss Hill - Into the Forest by Anthony Browne. I love the fact that this book is filled with suspense and intrigue. As the reader, we become connected with the main character who journeys through a spooky forest....
Spanish Day Menu 26th September 2019
Join us tomorrow for a journey through Spanish culture, and a Spanish inspired lunch! Pupils should order School Meals with their Teacher on Thursday morning if they would like to participate.Paella Inspired Chicken with savoury riceSpanish Omelette Veget...
This Week's Book Look
This week's book recommendation is: Room on the Broom. I love reading this book to children including my own grandchildren. I love the rhyming in it, which makes the book flow so smoothly. I like to use different voices for the characters and to see the c...
Wellbeing Workshop - Tuesday 24th September
Bexley's Public Heath Advisor, Pascale Berthellet, will be running a wellbeing workshop on Tuesday 24th September at 2pm.  Please contact Miss Fernandez on Monday 23rd September to book your place.
Book Of The Week - A Farm Yard Fluster
  
Our Diaries Delight
The results are in for our KS1 writers! We have 102 children who are being published. What an amazing achievement!
Fairies Found in Forest School!
Year One had an extremely exciting morning foraging in forest school. They were able to prove that faeries are living in Northumberland Heath.
Dahl Day Delights
Dahl Day was an absolute delight. We had a multitude of Matildas, various Verrucas and obvious oompah loompahs.Lots of children borrowed Dahl's books from the Book Barn. Have a great weekend reading!
Time Capsule Tudors
Year 5 had a brilliant Big Bang Day with Time Capsule Education bringing history to life and launching our Tudor topic. Can you name all of the wives of Henry 8th and discuss their fate? Can you imagine what is must have been like to be a part of the cour...
Year 6 Spies Check for Lies
On Friday, Year 6 had an exciting Big Bang day based on their new topic 'Spies and Lies'. During the day, the children completed a range of spy based activities including code breaking, problem solving and data collecting. The children particularly enjoye...
Mrs Beale's Book Barn Opens
This has been an extraordinary week for reading last night we held our inaugural festival of reading and today we celebrated the opening of the book barn. This is a brand new non-fiction library for the whole school and a fiction lending library for KS2. ...
House Points
Attendance
Week ending 29/11/2019
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Blake
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Bussell
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Harris
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Whole School Attendance Classes
Bluebells
86.9%
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Catkin
93.9%
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Acorn
95.0%
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Sapling
93.8%
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Elm
93.3%
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Chestnut
93.0%
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Aspen
92.4%
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Rowan
91.1%
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Hawthorn
95.2%
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Nettle
94.5%
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London Plane
97.4%
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Silver Birch
96.4%
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Mountain Ash
93.8%
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Spruce
96.5%
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Maple
97.4%
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Whitebeam
95.5%
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Pine
95.9%
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Beech
94.6%
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Linden
97.1%
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Cedar
93.6%
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Oak
93.9%
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Elder
95.1%
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95.1%
Whole School Attendance
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