In March, to celebrate the National Science and Engineering week, Northfield students were visited by the animal handling organisation Zoolab. Several year 7 classes took part in workshops to identify the adaptations of a range of animals including snakes, tarantulas, giant snails and rodents!
Year 7TF Cycle The Coast To Coast... And Back Again!
Year Seven were incredibly busy last term raising money for the school's charity- The Future Fund. This charity is twinned with the University of Newcastle and works on research into childhood cancer. Year Seven's total is nearing the £500 mark and in the second last week of term, on Thursday 23rd March, 7TF and Mrs Comley took part in a Coast To Coast cycle ride, using the bikes in the Sportsdrome. They began at 8.30am and by 1pm they had reached the end of the Coast to Coast, with a sum total of 137 miles pedalled jointly by the tutor...
BBC School Report 2015
On March 19th, thousands of schools around the UK participated in the BBC School Report. A small group of Year 8 students from Northfield gained a valuable insight into the world of journalism by creating their own radio news broadcast. Students interviewed their peers and adults about the key events occurring at Northfield School, as well as seeking out the important news stories from local, national and international news media. Their recordings were expertly edited and produced into an authentic news bulletin by the talented Chris in Year 11. Listen to their broadcast at http://northfieldssc.org/news-calendar/bbc-school-report.
Year 7 Inter-tutor Table Tennis Competition
Last week, all year seven tutor groups competed in the Year Seven Table Tennis Inter-tutor competition, ran by Mrs Durham in the Sportsdrome. All tutor groups had a team of four who competed individually in a number of matches, with winners going head to head. All pupils thoroughly enjoyed the event, getting very much into the competitive spirit. Ben Goodall was particularly impressive in terms of skill and enthusiasm.The final culminated in 7TF versus 7TO; both of these tutor groups were also very competitive in the football and rugby tournaments. 7TF were victorious in the final with the following pupils...
Year 11 Geography East Yorkshire coast trip
This weekend Year 11 geography students took part in a fieldtrip visiting several places of interest along the East Yorkshire coast. The group visited Robin Hood's Bay on Friday evening before staying overnight in Whitby Abbey House Youth Hostel. On Saturday the trip took in locations including Scarborough, Flambrough Head, and Hornsea studying coastal erosion and management schemes. The trip will be a great help to their preparations for their forthcoming GCSE exams in May.