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30
November
2017

Indoor Athletics Successes

Well done to the year 7 and year 8 boys indoor athletics teams who both finished second at the secondary school competition on Tuesday 21 November at Durham University. They have qualified for the Tees Valley event in January. Well done to the year 8 girls team who finished 5th and the year 7 girls who finished 6th.All pupils were a credit to the school.

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29
November
2017

Northfield Braillists

Two Year 7 braille users have been trialling new state of the art, specialist equipment that has arrived in school this week. Maddy and Alfie have been getting to grips with the braille-note touch, which allows them to read and write braille electronically.  The device allows students to research online, download apps and produce word documents in braille. Work produced in lessons in braille can then be e-mailed or printed in text for teachers to read and mark. The students have already begun training with the school's specialist team for Visual Impairment and are looking forward to using the equipment...

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13
November
2017

Northfield Students Excel at Tees Valley Boccia Competition

Northfield School was represented by 10 year 7, 8 and 9 students today at the Tees Valley Boccia competition held at marsh house avenue sports centre. Boccia is a team sport and is a form of seated bowling. Students were in teams of 3 or 4 and split into 5 pools competing against 34 other teams. Lily, Jade and Kai were placed third in their pool. Christopher, Alfie, Brendon and Joshua were placed second in their pool. Grace, Maddie and Katy were first in their pool and went forward to the semi finals where they were placed third overall and...

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10
November
2017

Class of 2017 Awards Evening

On Monday 6th November, Northfield invited students from the class of 2017 back to school  to celebrate their examination success.At Northfield’s GCSE Certificate and Awards Evening, students arrived with family and reunited with school friends in the main school hall once more to celebrate their achievements over the last five years.Mr Walker reviewed the year’s achievements and highlighted the success stories of the class of 2017 and expressed his gratitude for the positive impact each student has had at Northfield School. Students were presented with their GCSE certificates by Mr Walker.  Some  students were fortunate enough to receive extra subject...

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30
October
2017

Year 11 College Market Place

On Monday 2nd October year 11 students got the opportunity to collect information from a number of local colleges and apprenticeship providers. The event was set up as a market place in the school hall and groups of students were given time to talk to college representatives and ask questions regarding their future education.The students collected leaflets and prospectuses which will hopefully help them to decide which colleges and courses to apply for. This will be discussed and followed up within 1 to 1 careers sessions in school. The students were also given a full list of all local college...

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