An introductory letter from the new Headteacher Mr Henderson
Dear Parents and Carers,It gives me great pleasure to write to you as the new Headteacher of Northfield. I consider it a privilege to have been appointed by the governing body; I am delighted to be in post and I am very much looking forward to the challenge ahead. I want to thank you for the number of good wishes I have received from parents since my appointment.As some of you know, I have been a teacher in Billingham since 2002 and from day one I have always enjoyed working with students, parents and members of the community. The fact...
Northfield Students Upholding Our Core Value of Honesty!
A local member of the community was absolutely delighted and overwhelmed with the honesty of Northfield students. She had withdrawn £100 from a cash machine this morning. Unknown to her, it had dropped out of her pocket onto the pavement and nearby grass. The money was found by a group of Year 8 students on their way to school who then handed it to Headteacher, Mr Henderson. They were really anxious that the money be returned to its owner.The member of the public was absolutely thrilled to find out that her money had been found and handed in. She was...
Lisa Thompson Author Talk at Teesside High School
Have you ever wondered what it would be like if you had never been born? If, one day your life was erased and everything you’d known was gone? That was the question put to a group of Year 7 students by author Lisa Thompson when they heard her talk at Teesside High School earlier this week. The event was organised by Drake’s Bookshop and students from a number of local schools filled the packed hall, all keen to meet a real life author. Our students were chosen to take part as a reward for their achievements in the Accelerated Reader...
Year 11 National Citizen Service Assembly
Thank you to the team from @NCS who presented in today’s Year 11 assembly. Students who wish to take part in the summer programme or would like more information should visit ncsyes.co.uk. They can compete the booking forms they were given in assembly or book online to get a place on the programme for just £35.
This is Amazing Chemistry Lecture
In December 30 Year 8 students visited Newcastle University to attend the Royal Society of Chemistry Annual Christmas lecture, entitled This Is Amazing Chemistry.The lecture involved two guest speakers from the University of Central Lancaster, who demonstrated many chemical reactions, with a focus on colour or fire. The event was thoroughly enjoyed by all students who saw reactions unavailable to us as a school, including flame tornadoes and homemade glow sticks. After we left there was a real buzz about the experiments students had seen, although an agreement could not be reached about the best one.