Curriculum

Student News


6
July
2015

Year 6 Transition Week

The Year 6 students who are joining Northfield officially in September have spent some time in the school this week. On Monday Evening, parents were given the opportunity to meet with members of the new Year 7 Guidance Team, members of the Senior Leadership Team and their child's new tutor.  The two transition days were Tuesday and Wednesday, where the Year 6 students spent a day in their new Tutor Group and sampled some of the different lessons they will study when they join the school. The Year 6 students were raving about the lunches stating 'it is the best...

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6
July
2015

Northfield School Prom 2015

The Northfield, class of 2015 Prom was held at Wynyard Hall on Wednesday 1st July.  Over 190 Year 11 students were dressed very smartly and spray tanned up! The Year 11 leavers attended Northfield first of all, sampling non-alcoholic champagne and taking the opportunity to be photographed on the red carpet.  Thankfully, the weather held off and it was a fabulously warm, beautiful evening.  The students were bussed to the venue where, after more photos opportunities, the students dined and mingled. As the evening progressed, many 'moves' where being made on the dancefloor where spot prizes were handed out.  Our...

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30
June
2015

8t/E1 Achieve Highest National Award for Accelerated Reader

Earlier this year, Miss Silivistris’s 8t/E1 achieved ‘Model Class’ for their efforts in the Renaissance Learning’s Accelerated Reading (AR) scheme. Now they have progressed even further to attain the highest possible award in the national scheme: ‘Master Class’. Only thirty other classes in the whole of the country have achieved Master Class status and Northfield are now alongside them on the AR Honour Roll (See link below). http://www.renlearn.co.uk/customers/recognition/renaissance-certification/ar-honour-roll/ The AR scheme involves all students in Year 7 and 8 borrowing a book suited to their reading ability and then completing a quiz once finished. AR promotes improvement in reading, encourages...

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22
June
2015

Year Seven goes Go Karting!!

On Thursday 18th June, Miss Kirkbride took 7 Year Seven boys Go Karting at Teesside Autodrome, as a reward for their continued attendance at homework club.The boys have been attending Homework Club every week since March, in order to ensure their homework is of the highest possible standard. They have worked extremely hard, going above and beyond in order to complete all homework to their best standard.The Go Karting reward went down very well with the boys, who were very excited getting on the mini bus after school. They were eager to see who would do the most over-taking; who...

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4
June
2015

7TH’s Three Hours of Sport

In May Mr Alderson’s tutor group completed a three hours of sport event for our school charity of The Future Fund. On a Monday evening, straight after school, this tutor group went to the Sportsdrome for their sports marathon! Among the games were rounders, dodgeball, rocketball, football and they even went for a bike ride. The most popular game was football, with all pupils saying how much they enjoyed it. The most difficult challenge was the bike ride. They raised roughly £150 for the charity and were very pleased with the amount they could contribute to the overall year seven...

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