Year 11 College Market Place
On Monday 5th October year 11 students got the opportunity to collect information from a number of local colleges. 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 open events which...
Year 7 Representatives
It is with great pleasure that we announce our Year 7 Year Representatives for 2015-2016. These students have undergone scrutiny from their peers in an election to stand as the boy and girl Representatives for their Tutor Group. Each Tutor Group has two representatives which form our Year Council. We chose the student entrance to pose for the photo of the council as it was the decision of the 2014-15 council to spend the money making the student entrance look so pleasing. The students look proud in the photo and so they should. We wish them luck in their big...
Year 10 Geography Field Trip
This week Year 10 geography students embarked on a 3 day fieldtrip studying GCSE topics including coastal landforms and management, tourism, and glaciation. The students visited several locations along the East Yorkshire coast before visiting the Lake District. A breakaway group scaled England's highest peak, Scafell Pike (978m), and everyone enjoyed the incredible scenery and some rare Lakeland sunshine. A superb climax to the year 10 programme!
Year 9 and 10 visit from Islamic Diversity Centre North East
This week, The Islamic Diversity Centre North East, came into RE lessons to talk to students about Islam. The aim of the presentation was to raise awareness among pupils of the Muslim religion, customs and wider culture.Imran and Zak outlined the fundamental beliefs within Islam but were also keen to challenge stereotypes and tackle misconceptions. After their initial talk, they then allowed students the opportunity to ask any pertinent questions relating either to the religion or recent events in the world related to Islam.
Year Seven at Northfield School raise over £3000 for The Future Fund
Since September, Year Seven have been working tirelessly to raise a huge amount of money for our school charity: The Future Fund. Initially, each tutor came up with lots of ideas of ways to raise the money, ranging from wild ideas, such as bungee jumping and ‘throw a pie at a teacher’ to the more sensible like a sponsored run. Year Seven at Northfield School is split into ten tutor groups; each was set a target of £50 to raise. Over the course of an academic year, the pupils planned and organised numerous events and tried to involve our local...