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19
December
2014

Year 10 Geographers visit Newcastle

Year 10 Geographers visited Newcastle this week to investigate urban redevelopment and regeneration. Students visited a number of locations including the Angel of the North, Byker Wall, Newcastle Quayside, the Baltic, and the Sage.

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19
December
2014

Year 7 Foodbank Collection

This term Northfield’s Year Seven have been hard at work collecting non-perishable food items to donate to the Billingham Foodbank. There has been a competition between the tutor groups to see who can collect the most tins; with the winning tutor group and second place winning a prize. All tutor groups have risen to the challenge with the top three tutor groups being 7TD, 7TE and 7TI; bringing in a consecutive 80, 261 and 286 tins! These amounts are truly staggering and show the commitment and dedication of the year group to supporting local charities. The total amount of tins...

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18
December
2014

Year 7 Church Service at St Cuthbert's

On Wednesday 17th December Year Seven attended our fifth annual Church Service at St Cuthbert’s Church in Billingham. We were treated to moving performances by the Northfield Soloists (including Paige Capper, Ellena Cornforth and Erin Smith) of 'Where are you Christmas?' and 'White Christmas'. All students sang beautifuly and were praised by Mr Walker. The Sign Language club, including Naomi Palmer, Tia Donaldson and Sarah Howsden, performed a British Sign Language version of Silent Night which was performed faultlessly by all. Additionally, there were beautiful flute and saxophone performances from Year Elevens. Christmas Carols were sung well by Year Sevens,...

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17
December
2014

National Anti-bullying week 2014

This year our school celebrated National Anti-bullying week with the theme of ‘Heroes’. Whether they are Super Heroes, Military Heroes, Everyday Heroes, Fundraising Heroes and, of course, Baking Heroes! Throughout the week, students  participated in activities in morning form time and assembly raising awareness about the ‘role’ we can play in others’ lives through support and good-nature.  Our peer-supporters took the lead in running a variety of fund-raising activities including:  a superhero cake raffle; guess the number of Heroes in a  tin; a blue sweetie hamper; gingerbread man challenge, and the SLT superhero Bake Off.Our school raised a total of...

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17
December
2014

Careers and Guidance (CEIAG) Events

FE Colleges VisitRecently all year 11 students took part in a morning event involving 8 local Further Education Colleges. The purpose of the event was to provide information to all students about the wide range of establishments and courses that are available to them in the local area. The Colleges involved were as follows:Stockton Riverside CollegeStockton Riverside Bede CollegeMiddlesbrough CollegeHartlepool Sixth Form CollegeHartlepool FE CollegeMacmillan AcademyEnglish Martyrs Sixth Form CollegeStockton Sixth Form CollegeThe students gained a lot if information from this event which, together with their one-to-one careers interviews, will help them make good decisions about their future education.Barclays Bank...

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