Mental Health Awareness Week
This week is Mental Health Awareness week and the school library provides many resource to support students mental health and wellbeing. To mark the week the Year 7 & 8 members of library café and Year 9 reading group have created positive message cards and hidden them in books around the library to spread messages of wellbeing. One can also find recommended books on our mental health and wellbeing reading list this includes non-fiction titles to offer information and advice as well as fiction titles that explore mental health issues through the story to develop understanding and empathy.Students can also...
Primary STEM Event
On Tuesday 24th April, Northfield School hosted a Primary STEM event for Y6 students from local primary schools. The schools that attended were Petland Primary School, Roseberry Primary School, Wolviston Primary School, Oakdene Primary School, Billingham South Primary School, The Glebe Primary School and St Joseph’s Primary school. The event was designed to give Y6 students a taster of STEM activities and also help to ease transition into Northfield School in September.Students looked at the new Y7 build and took part in two different activities during the day; a forensics murder investigation and a model rocket workshop. The activities were...
Teesside Student Librarian Awards 2018
On Tuesday 24th April students from Northfield School, along with parents and staff, attended the 19th annual Student Librarian Awards Ceremony, which was held at St. Hild’s Church of England School in Hartlepool. This year 19 of Northfield students have completed either the Student Librarian Training Scheme or Advanced Student Librarian Training Scheme and were invited to receive their certificates, presented by bestselling children’s author Dan Smith at the awards ceremony.The training scheme is unique to the Teesside area and has received recognition from the National Literacy Trust. Student librarians from 12 secondary schools across the area attended the ceremony...
Northfield School Library Diverse Reading Lists
Northfield School library has a wide range of diverse books for students to borrow. Diverse Fiction Titles Diverse Fiction Titles LGBT Reading List Diverse Fiction Titles
Tees Valley County Rugby Finals
Northfield School's Year 7 Rugby team played in the Tees Valley County rugby finals at Redcar Rugby Club. They narrowly missed out on reaching the semi-finals, losing to Carmel who were the eventual winners.The boys played some excellent rugby, beating Laurence Jackson comfortably and narrowly losing to English Martyrs having been leading comfortably at half time.