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15
January
2015

Calling all Harry Potter fans, wizards, witches and muggles

Thursday 5th February 2015 will see the first ever Harry Potter Book Night celebrated throughout the country in hundreds of schools, libraries and book shops. It’s a special evening to celebrate the wonder of J.K Rowling’s unforgettable stories and introduce the new generation of readers to the magic of Harry Potter. We will be holding a Harry Potter Book Night here at Northfield School in the Library and Resource Centre for KS:3 students to take part in a fun evening of games, activities, readings and quizzes. Students can dress up as their favourite characters; we will be decorating the Library...

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14
January
2015

Robin Newlove visits Year 10 Geography

The geography department welcomed guest speaker Robin Newlove to the department this week.  Robin is a member of the RTPI (Royal Town Planners Institute) and spoke to a group of year 10 geographers about the role and future of urban planning.  Robin was able to provide expertise about many relevant topics to the students' GCSE course including sustainable urban planning.  Students were also asked to provide a short statement about their future vision for the planning of our towns and cities. These statements could feature on the national RTPI website. 

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19
December
2014

Year 10 Geographers visit Newcastle

Year 10 Geographers visited Newcastle this week to investigate urban redevelopment and regeneration. Students visited a number of locations including the Angel of the North, Byker Wall, Newcastle Quayside, the Baltic, and the Sage.

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19
December
2014

Year 7 Foodbank Collection

This term Northfield’s Year Seven have been hard at work collecting non-perishable food items to donate to the Billingham Foodbank. There has been a competition between the tutor groups to see who can collect the most tins; with the winning tutor group and second place winning a prize. All tutor groups have risen to the challenge with the top three tutor groups being 7TD, 7TE and 7TI; bringing in a consecutive 80, 261 and 286 tins! These amounts are truly staggering and show the commitment and dedication of the year group to supporting local charities. The total amount of tins...

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18
December
2014

Year 7 Church Service at St Cuthbert's

On Wednesday 17th December Year Seven attended our fifth annual Church Service at St Cuthbert’s Church in Billingham. We were treated to moving performances by the Northfield Soloists (including Paige Capper, Ellena Cornforth and Erin Smith) of 'Where are you Christmas?' and 'White Christmas'. All students sang beautifuly and were praised by Mr Walker. The Sign Language club, including Naomi Palmer, Tia Donaldson and Sarah Howsden, performed a British Sign Language version of Silent Night which was performed faultlessly by all. Additionally, there were beautiful flute and saxophone performances from Year Elevens. Christmas Carols were sung well by Year Sevens,...

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