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Student News


10
November
2017

Class of 2017 Awards Evening

On Monday 6th November, Northfield invited students from the class of 2017 back to school  to celebrate their examination success.At Northfield’s GCSE Certificate and Awards Evening, students arrived with family and reunited with school friends in the main school hall once more to celebrate their achievements over the last five years.Mr Walker reviewed the year’s achievements and highlighted the success stories of the class of 2017 and expressed his gratitude for the positive impact each student has had at Northfield School. Students were presented with their GCSE certificates by Mr Walker.  Some  students were fortunate enough to receive extra subject...

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30
October
2017

Year 11 College Market Place

On Monday 2nd October year 11 students got the opportunity to collect information from a number of local colleges and apprenticeship providers. 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...

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30
October
2017

Year 7 Restart a Heart Event

On Monday 16th October 300 year 7 students were trained to give CPR. This was part of an international campaign which aimed to train thousands of young people in one day. The ability to restart a heart is incredibly important and saves thousands of lives every year. The year 7 students were all excellent and whilst we hope they never have to use their new skills we are sure that they are capable. 

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18
October
2017

Year 8 Geography Trip to York

Year 8 Geography students had a great day developing their GCSE fieldwork skills whilst investigating the sustainability of York. Students completed questionnaires on environmental quality, noise and traffic surveys at the Vanguarde Centre and two locations in the city centre. All students collected some excellent data for their projects.   

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12
October
2017

Northeast Secondary Schools Swimming Gala

Our school swimming team have done very well competing against secondary schools who have their own swim schools for example in Leeds and in Newcastle.The year 7 and 8 team came 6th in the both the medley team relay and freestyle team relay.The year 9 girls team came 9th in both the medley and freestyle relays.The girls were a credit to our school with Leone acting as team captain and mentor to the year 7 girls.

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