Curriculum

Student News


3
April
2017

Visit to Durham University Physics Department and Greys College

On Friday 24th March, 13 y9 students got the opportunity to visit arguably the best university in the North east of England, to help inspire them to study science at degree level.During the trip students got an introductory physics talk by Professor Peter Swift where they got to find out what is was like to be a student studying physics. Students then got hands on in the labs and took part in an exciting practical investigation using X-ray machines.After lunch Students got a tour of the campus, had the opportunity to see the accommodation and learn more about university life.The...

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30
March
2017

Northfield U16 Girls National Futsal Champions!!

Northfield U16 girls, representing Hartlepool United are now the National Girls Futsal Champions. Having qualified for the finals by winning the local rounds of the competition, the girls ventured down to Derby to compete against all the other qualifying teams from across the country.The girls were unbeaten and had the following set of impressive results:Beat Blackburn 2-0Beat Tranmere 5-1Beat Sheffield United 7-1Semi-Finals Beat Colchester 4-1Finals Beat Crawley Town 3-1Congratulations to Louise, Rebecca, Eleanor, Sorrell, Brooke, Amy, Alex, Beth, Beth and Megan. 

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28
March
2017

Year 9 Football

The year 9 football team won 5-0 v Lawrence Jackson school on 27 March 2017 in the County Cup final. It was a very good team performance with Jackson scoring 3 goals and Kieran and Aidan scoring 1 each. If we beat Conyers this Thursday, we also win the Stockton Schools League undefeated all season. As you can see, they all enjoyed it!

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28
March
2017

Teesside School Sports Council Awards Evening

Northfield hosted the annual Teesside School Sports Council Awards evening on Wednesday 22nd March. Yet again we were very well represented.  To be nominated you must be ranked amongst the top nationally in your sport. Nominations are received from schools in Stockton, Middlesbrough, Hartlepool, Redcar and Cleveland. Our guest of honour this year was Craig Hignett, well known in the North East for playing with Middlesbrough, Darlington, Hartlepool and even a brief spell with Billingham Synthonia. In the male Sports Personality Award Alex and Josh were nominated for their excellence in Ice Hockey and Will for Table Tennis. In the...

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22
March
2017

STEM week 13th – 17th March 2017

STEM week took place in school last week to promote Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths subjects and inspire students to consider STEM related careers in the future. STEM subjects are valuable not only because they can lead to exciting, rewarding career opportunities, but also because they enable individuals to engage in activities in a fun and stimulating way. The events throughout the week included opportunities for different year groups to develop their STEM skills. They included a visit from Zoo lab, The Happy Puzzle Company and Starchaser rocket team. Y6 students attended from local primary schools to take part in...

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