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Student News


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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21
March
2017

Northfield School Go Live for BBC School Report

On Thursday 16th March sixteen students arrived at 8am to take part in the National BBC School Report ‘Go Live’ day. After months of hard work and training in researching, reporting and editing news, the team were finally ready to try meet their deadline. Since October the team have been working on news within school, locally and nationally. This included categories such as Entertainment, Sports, Weather and our headline stories. After an intense series of three trial days and an introduction workshop the students developed new skills and found their role within the team. Alfie, our weatherman can be seen...

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14
March
2017

Former Head Boy Continues to Excel

Harvey Duffield, former Northfield Head Boy (2015-16) has not rested on his laurels since leaving the school. He has recently been awarded the prestigious title of Her Majesty's Lord-Lieutenant's Cadet of County Durham. This is a highly prestigious position only bestowed upon the very best of cadets. Harvey received his award as the forefront representative of the Army Cadet Force from Sue Snowden, Lord Lieutenant of County Durham. Harvey’s duties will include assisting the Lord Lieutenant with her duties such as handing out medals, attending official functions, events and visits, including royal visits. The Lord Lieutenant is the most senior...

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9
March
2017

Year 10 Employability Skills

As part of a scheme aiming to improve employability skills, year 10 students attended a talk by employees from Lucite International on Friday 3rd March. As well as discussing their careers at Lucite the talk was about the importance of developing a good CV and this will lead into Morning Form Time where students will be creating their own CV's. A big thank you to our visitors from Lucite for the tips that they provided on such an important task.

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