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17
December
2014

New chair and treasurer for the Home School Association!

Paul Sowerby has been elected chair of Northfield’s HSA, the group also has a new treasurer in Gary Cookland. We look forward to working with both parents in the future.  Deborah Miller and Alison Bloomfield have stepped down as chair and treasurer respectively after a number of years of dedicated service. The school community has certainly benefited from their fantastic support over the years.The HSA meetings provide an opportunity for parents and key staff within the school to meet and discuss proposed developments and changes within school. It is also an opportunity for staff and parents to meet and discuss...

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16
December
2014

December Sports Results

Football Year 10 Won 10-3 v Grangefield (League) Year 8 Draw 3-3 v Bishopsgarth (League) Year 9 Lost 4-1 v Egglescliffe (League) U13 Girls Lost 2-1 v Cramlington (ESFA) Year 10 Lost 3-1 v Shotton Hall (ESFA) Netball U12 v Egglescliffe Won 9-0 and v Ian Ramsay Won 6-2. U14 v Ian Ramsay Won 11-0 and lost 2-1 v Egglescliffe lost both games.  Rugby Year 7/8 v St Michaels Lost 4-2 Year 8 v St Michaels Drew 4-4 Cross Country Stockton Schools Cross Country at Preston Park. Overall Northfield school finished 3rd. Well done to the following runners who qualified...

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15
December
2014

Murderous Maths Author Visits Northfield

Recently, Northfield was extremely lucky to have Kjartan Pokitt visit the school. Mr Pokitt is the author of the murderous maths book series. We welcomed over 100 primary school students into Northfield for the afternoon, along with all the year 7 students for an exciting presentation that will not be forgotten for a long time. He presented an energetic performance involving maths tricks that baffled year 7 and primary students. The students were highly engaged and learnt several interesting facts about mathematics. The students left the event in awe and wanting to learn more.

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15
December
2014

The Thankful Solider: An original Northfield Production!

On Wednesday 11th and Thursday 12th December, Northfield showcased its original production of The Thankful Soldier’.Inspired by the Year 11 trip to see War Horse at The Lowry Theatre in Salford, and to coincide with the World War One commemorations, the play was written and devised by staff and performed by Northfield School’s Drama Club.  England and Wales are home to the ‘Thankful Villages’ from which all of their men returned from the war. Ralph McPherson is a Thankful soldier who returns from war but is haunted by his memories of loss.With an audience of over 250 across the two...

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15
December
2014

Christmas Fun at Homework Club

Y7 and Y8 students who have attended Homework Club from September to December were rewarded with an early Christmas surprise – Carol Harcourt and Stacey Muir had pulled out all the stops to arrange a Christmas Party for the Club. This was just to say thank you to all of the students for all of the hard work and attendance they had put in during the term.Lise, the catering manager and her staff supplied a fantastic Christmas buffet for the party which was devoured with delight – so much so that staff who thought they may get a treat on...

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