Curriculum

Student News


2
May
2018

Primary STEM Event

On Tuesday 24th April, Northfield School hosted a Primary STEM event for Y6 students from local primary schools. The schools that attended were Petland Primary School, Roseberry Primary School, Wolviston Primary School, Oakdene Primary School, Billingham South Primary School, The Glebe Primary School and St Joseph’s Primary school. The event was designed to give Y6 students a taster of STEM activities and also help to ease transition into Northfield School in September.Students looked at the new Y7 build and took part in two different activities during the day; a forensics murder investigation and a model rocket workshop. The activities were...

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27
April
2018

Teesside Student Librarian Awards 2018

On Tuesday 24th April students from Northfield School, along with parents and staff, attended the 19th annual Student Librarian Awards Ceremony, which was held at St. Hild’s Church of England School in Hartlepool. This year 19 of Northfield students have completed either the Student Librarian Training Scheme or Advanced Student Librarian Training Scheme and were invited to receive their certificates, presented by bestselling children’s author Dan Smith at the awards ceremony.The training scheme is unique to the Teesside area and has received recognition from the National Literacy Trust. Student librarians from 12 secondary schools across the area attended the ceremony...

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27
April
2018

Tees Valley County Rugby Finals

Northfield School's Year 7 Rugby team played in the Tees Valley County rugby finals at Redcar Rugby Club. They narrowly missed out on reaching the semi-finals, losing to Carmel who were the eventual winners.The boys played some excellent rugby, beating Laurence Jackson comfortably and narrowly losing to English Martyrs having been leading comfortably at half time.

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24
April
2018

Football Fantasy in Catalan

Forty five Northfield pupils in years 8, 9 and 10 lived the life of a footballer in Catalan during the Easter holiday. The students had 4 quality coaching sessions at Futbol Salou with Catalan Football Federation coaches and also games against local Catalan club teams.Mr Alderson who organised the visit with Inspiresport said, " Inspiresport recommended Catalan Football Federation because of it's link with FC Barcelona and the excellent facilities at Cambrils Park and Futbol Salou. The trip was a huge success and I was particularly pleased with the excellent Camp Nou stadium and museum tour. The accommodation and training...

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19
April
2018

STEM Club Visit to Suez Recycling and Recovery Plant

On Tuesday 17th April Y7 & Y8 STEM club students visited Suez recycling and recovery plant at Haverton Hill to learn about how they create energy from waste. Suez provides innovative and environmentally-responsible solutions for the waste generated by households and businesses. During the visit students got a tour of the waste bunker, flue gas treatment and furnace fire. They also took part in different activities including designing their own recycling facility for the future. “I found it a very interesting day; I learnt that the plant generates 22.5 megawatts of energy which is enough to power 36,000 homes in...

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