Curriculum

Student News


29
June
2017

Year 6 STEM Experience

On Tuesday 27Th June, Northfield’s Science department hosted a primary science induction event for y6 students from The Glebe, Pentland School, Billingham South Community Primary School and St Paul’s RC Primary School. The event was designed to help ease transition into Northfield in September, encourage team work and collaboration and most importantly to promote the importance of STEM.Students were challenged to build a spaghetti tower which could stand for 1 minute on its own. Out of 6 towers built, 5 managed to stand for 1 minute with the tallest one being 67cm tall!Northfield’s Science Leaders Mia and Corey lead an...

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28
June
2017

Northfield's Junior Leadership Team for 2017/18

Our Junior Leadership Team for 2017/18 are:Head Boy: MaxDeputy Head Boy: CharlieSenior Boy Prefect: CharanHead Girl: HollyDeputy Head Girl: EmilieSenior Girl Prefect: Lucy

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22
June
2017

Medicine and Dentistry day – Newcastle Medical School Thursday 15th June 2017

Ten year 9 students with the desire to study Medicine and Dentistry, got the fantastic opportunity to attend a Medicine and Dentistry day at Newcastle Medical School. Students had to write a letter of application explaining why they want to study medicine or dentistry before gaining a place at the event reflecting the competitiveness of the 2 careers. On the day students got to explore the exciting world of both Medicine and Dentistry, taking part in interactive lectures and clinical skills labs. Highlights included carving out a tooth using wax, applying a plaster cast, and using an ultrasound to view...

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20
June
2017

Northfield School General Election

During the week of the General Election we held our own vote in school. Year 10 Business students researched the main parties’ manifestos and created short presentations that all students would understand. During Morning Form Time tutors explained the choices before allowing students to vote.The graph below shows how our students voted with no sign of a hung parliament as the Labour party received 51.41%. The Green Party were second and UKIP were third

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19
June
2017

Gram Seed Talking to Year 8 Students About His Past and Religious Experiences

This week, Gram Seed from Sowing Seeds is talking to students about his life and how religion helped him find a new direction and purpose. Gram travels the country visiting Prisons, Schools and Churches, working closely with the community to aid offenders, ex-offenders and families to a better way of life. Sowing Seeds Ministries bring Christian Love to people who need help and support to live in society with a purpose in their lives. 

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