The Road to Wembley
Having beaten Hartlepool 2-1, our girls' football team have now qualified for the quarter finals of the girls' National Cup. The next round is on Monday the 9th January in Barnsley and if they are successful they will be one game away from another Wembley final !!Well done Hannah, Abbie, Ellie, Josie, Ella, Jessica, Faye and Capri.
Year Nine Donate Shoeboxes to OpenDoor North East
On Wednesday 14th December, Year Nine donated 15 shoeboxes to Open Door North East, which is a charity that provides donations, accommodation and support for those seeking sanctuary in the U.K. who have had their government support stopped. As a year group, we collected items which we thought young children would like and created 15 shoeboxes for boys and girls of different ages. These contained items such as- hairbrushes, sweets, bobbles, stationary, toys and games. Andy, from the charity, collected the shoe boxes and thanked the pupils for their hard work. They will be handed out next Monday, and will...
Year Sevens Make an Impact on Their Local Community
The Year Sevens were determined to make an impact on their local community in their very first term at Northfield School. Students collected an abundance of cans, dried food, tins and cereals to be distributed to those in need over the Christmas period. Each of our ten tutor groups worked together to find, buy and collect cans of food to store at school in anticipation of the Food-bank collection on Monday 12th December. The Billingham Food-bank have stated that Christmas is their busiest time of year and so the year seven council led their tutor groups through this project with...
Year 7 students represent Northfield in this year’s Shakespeare Festival
A cast of excited and enthusiastic Year 7 students took to the stage on Monday 21st November for this year’s production of The Tempest. Students had the pleasure of working with professional actors at Middlesbrough Theatre in preparation for their final performance and created quality work and tackled some very difficult Shakespearean language. Middlesbrough Theatre were astounded at the professionalism and imagination students brought to their performance. They produced an excellent performance of The Tempest and are now looking forward to see what next year will bring.
Famous Authors Visit Northfield School
During November, Northfield School was visited by two famous authors. Paul Cookson visited our Year 8 students and demonstrated his love of poetry through a very entertaining performance. Paul is the official poet in residence for the National Football Museum. He is also Poet Laureate for Slade. During his time as poet in residence for the magazine Literacy Time Plus he wrote poems for teachers' resources. With over sixty titles to his name, Paul has sold well over three quarters of a million books since he began work as a poet in 1989, and his poems appear in over two...