Northfield and Powerhouse Junior Dragonboat Paddlers to Feature in Blue Peter
Northfield and Powerhouse Junior Dragonboat paddlers will feature in a Blue Peter episode to be broadcast on CBBC at 5.30pm tonight (25 January 2018). The Blue Peter production team spent a day with a club back in September and the presenter Lindsay was introduced to the sport and participated in some training sessions.A couple of weekends later Lindsey took to the water again at the National Dragonboat Finals held in Nottingham, and together with some juniors from other dragon boat clubs, Northfield Students took part in a head to head race and gained their Blue Peter badge.Find out how they...
Director of MIMA Gallery in Middlesbrough Visits Northfield School
How can art be useful? This was the big question put to many of our students when Alistair Hudson, Director of MIMA gallery in Middlesbrough, paid Northfield a visit on Tuesday 16th January. Alistair contributes to the Speakers for Schools programme where leaders in their field or industry give free school talks to share unique insights, spark inspiration and create exciting conversations for students.In the week leading up to Alistairs' visit, year 9 and 10 art students had been puzzling over the question of how art could be more useful and be of greater benefit to society, especially in more...
Tees Final Indoor Athletics
Well done to all students who took part in the Tees Final Indoor Athletics at Eston! Our Year 7 boys team placed 8th and our Year 8 boys team finished 7th.
A Great Start To The New Year For Northfield Runners
On Wednesday 10 January 2018, Northfield School had 7 runners at the Cleveland schools cross country championships held at Stewart's Park. They wereBen, Owen, Ben, Riley, Faye, Isabelle and Beth.Three runners qualified: Isabelle (year 7) finished 3rd, Faye (year 9) finished 10th and Ben (year 11) finished 10th.They now compete for Cleveland Schools at Barnard Castle on Saturday 3rd February.Well done to all runners!
Year 8 Debate Team
On Monday 18th December, Northfield celebrated national Parliament Week by launching this year’s Year 8 Debate Team. Nineteen Year 8s were off timetable, learning about the history of parliament and the democratic process through games and activities. The days culminated in a formal debate, chaired by Mr Henderson, Deputy Head teacher, arguing whether the National Curriculum needs to place more emphasis on lifelong learning. Mr Henderson gave extremely positive feedback to both groups, commenting on their maturity and etiquette when debating, and their public speaking skills and capability when challenging. Next year sees the Team visit London and the Houses...