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23
October
2014

The Thankful Soldier Production

Inspired by the Year 11 trip to War Horse at The Lowry Theatre in Salford and to coincide with the World War One commemorations, Northfield School and Sports College present The Thankful Solider on Wednesday 10 and Thursday 11 December; a story of hope, human nature and sacrifice.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.Written and devised by staff and performed by Northfield School’s Drama club, The Thankful Soldier is a...

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10
September
2014

World Challenge 2014

During the summer holidays, 11 Northfield students experienced the opportunity of a lifetime when they embarked upon a three-and-a-half week journey to Central America. Two years ago, students from Years 9 and 10 dedicated their spare time and energy to raising £3,795 in order to take part in the World Challenge expedition. At the time all they knew is that they would visit three countries and to expect the unexpected. As the two years progressed, the challengers chose exactly what their ideal expedition itinerary would consist of. This included: a three day trek at 3700m above sea level, through a...

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10
September
2014

Northfield’s Art club celebrates Billingham’s 50th Folklore Festival

Due to the success of last year’s artwork, created by Northfield’s Art Club, we were asked again by organisers to create an impressive 20 pieces of artwork to be displayed around the arena to mark the Folklore Festival’s 50th anniversary. During the summer term, pupils from Years7, 8 and 9 attended art club to create 10 dance figures and 10 flags to represent the wide range of countries that have taken part over the years.Many thanks to all the pupils who have taken part this year and to parents who supported them with extra evenings after school. A huge thanks...

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10
September
2014

Best Ever Examinations Results

This year, students and staff at Northfield are celebrate record breaking examination results!The number of students achieving 5+A*-C including English and Maths is the highest ever achieved at the school and a 14% improvement on last year’s results.111 students achieved 10 or more A*-C grades.13 students achieved 10 or more A*/A grades.English results improved by 16 % this year.Maths results have risen by 21% since 2011.Headteacher Craig Walker was delighted with the improvements. “Staff, students and parents have worked hard this year and I am so pleased that our students have received the excellent academic results they deserve. Today we...

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