Director of MIMA Gallery in Middlesbrough Visits Northfield School
How can art be useful? This was the big question put to many of our students when Alistair Hudson, Director of MIMA gallery in Middlesbrough, paid Northfield a visit on Tuesday 16th January. Alistair contributes to the Speakers for Schools programme where leaders in their field or industry give free school talks to share unique insights, spark inspiration and create exciting conversations for students.In the week leading up to Alistairs' visit, year 9 and 10 art students had been puzzling over the question of how art could be more useful and be of greater benefit to society, especially in more...
Tees Final Indoor Athletics
Well done to all students who took part in the Tees Final Indoor Athletics at Eston! Our Year 7 boys team placed 8th and our Year 8 boys team finished 7th.
A Great Start To The New Year For Northfield Runners
On Wednesday 10 January 2018, Northfield School had 7 runners at the Cleveland schools cross country championships held at Stewart's Park. They wereBen, Owen, Ben, Riley, Faye, Isabelle and Beth.Three runners qualified: Isabelle (year 7) finished 3rd, Faye (year 9) finished 10th and Ben (year 11) finished 10th.They now compete for Cleveland Schools at Barnard Castle on Saturday 3rd February.Well done to all runners!
Year 8 Debate Team
On Monday 18th December, Northfield celebrated national Parliament Week by launching this year’s Year 8 Debate Team. Nineteen Year 8s were off timetable, learning about the history of parliament and the democratic process through games and activities. The days culminated in a formal debate, chaired by Mr Henderson, Deputy Head teacher, arguing whether the National Curriculum needs to place more emphasis on lifelong learning. Mr Henderson gave extremely positive feedback to both groups, commenting on their maturity and etiquette when debating, and their public speaking skills and capability when challenging. Next year sees the Team visit London and the Houses...
Sporting success at the Stockton Schools Cross Country Event
Northfield School competed at the Stockton Schools Cross Country event at Preston Park on Thursday 7th December. The following students finished in the top 10 and will now represent Stockton in the Cleveland Championships at Stewart Park in January.Year 7Owen - 4thBen - 10thBeth - 9thIsabel - 2ndYear 9Riley - 8thFaye - 7thYear 11Ben - 4th Well done to all other runners for competing in very muddy conditions.