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Student News


6
March
2018

Northfield Ice Hockey Star!

Ben Greenhalgh, aged 12 and a Year 8 pupil has recently been named in the England U13 Ice Hockey Team who will travel to Bratislava, Slovakia on the  2nd April this year for a five day training camp and a series of competitive games.Ben was selected as one of six defencemen who along with twelve forwards and three netminders make up the U13 team that will travel to Slovakia along with the England U14 and U15 Boys Teams and England Girls U14 and U17.England recognition is a fantastic achievement for Ben who first started playing Ice Hockey aged 7.  Ben...

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23
February
2018

Northfield School Shown In Lights Around Twickenham Stadium

As part of Northfield School's involvement with the RFU, Tom, in year 7, spent a day at Twickenham at the England-Wales game. He received coaching from the England U18 coach, walked out onto the pitch as one of the flag bearers and then watched the game. As you can see from the photos Northfield School was shown in lights around the stadium. Tom had a fantastic day and we are now waiting for our own school set of Rugby shirts that Tom helped to design.   

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12
February
2018

Northfield’s Skiing Trip 2018

Very early on Saturday morning (I mean VERY early, like three o’clock in the morning) we found ourselves outside of school. The reason? We were going skiing in Alpe d’Huez. Thirty-two school students and three teachers made their way towards Newcastle airport, catching the early flight to Geneva. Excitement grew as we drove through Switzerland and the rugged mountains of France. After this interesting yet long journey, we reached our final destination: La Vallee Blanche Hotel, Alpe d’Huez. The extensive travelling left most of us tired, so we spent the rest of Saturday unpacking, getting settled in and that left...

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12
February
2018

Careers Event – Business Visits

Tuesday 6th February – Friday 9th FebruaryFrom Tuesday 6th February – Friday 9th February Year 10 students took part in a number of different events linked to the development of their careers. Over 240 students visited a wide range of businesses including Wilton Engineering, Suzanne Wilson Hair Design, Wynyard Hall Hotel and The Arc in Stockton. The aim of the event was to develop students’ ideas about their careers and show them the range of jobs and opportunities available to them in the local area.The students gained from a wide range of experiences and were a credit to the school....

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6
February
2018

Design and Technology Success for Caitlin

Caitlin in Year 8 has worked hard this term to overcome her vision impairment in Design and Technology. The class have been producing a mood light of their own design. After several design ideas Caitlin settled for a heart design and sketched her design on paper. This was then reproduced using CAD software and printed on acrylic using a laser cutter. Caitlin then used various skills and techniques to produce the base and circuit board for the LED light. Caitlin was over the moon with the final result. "Although I needed a little support with the soldering and other fiddly...

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