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6
February
2018

Design and Technology Success for Caitlin

Caitlin in Year 8 has worked hard this term to overcome her vision impairment in Design and Technology. The class have been producing a mood light of their own design. After several design ideas Caitlin settled for a heart design and sketched her design on paper. This was then reproduced using CAD software and printed on acrylic using a laser cutter. Caitlin then used various skills and techniques to produce the base and circuit board for the LED light. Caitlin was over the moon with the final result. "Although I needed a little support with the soldering and other fiddly...

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2
February
2018

Harry Potter Book Night

Northfield Library was transformed into a wizarding world complete with platform 9 3/4 , Honeydukes sweet shop and dementor photo booth to celebrate the fourth annual Harry Potter night which shares the magic of J.K. Rowling’s fantastic books.Young wizards, witches and Muggles came dressed as their favourite characters and enjoyed an evening of magical games, readings from Harry Potter, wizard duels and pin the sock on Dobby! The evening began with a Sorting Hat ceremony and sweets and cakes from Honeydukes sweet shop, kindly donated by staff.The students were excited to be joining in with schools, libraries and bookshops across...

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25
January
2018

Northfield and Powerhouse Junior Dragonboat Paddlers to Feature in Blue Peter

Northfield and Powerhouse Junior Dragonboat paddlers will feature in a Blue Peter episode to be broadcast on CBBC at 5.30pm tonight (25 January 2018). The Blue Peter production team spent a day with a club back in September and the presenter Lindsay was introduced to the sport and participated in some training sessions.A couple of weekends later Lindsey took to the water again at the National Dragonboat Finals held in Nottingham, and together with some juniors from other dragon boat clubs, Northfield Students took part in a head to head race and gained their Blue Peter badge.Find out how they...

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24
January
2018

Director of MIMA Gallery in Middlesbrough Visits Northfield School

How can art be useful? This was the big question put to many of our students when Alistair Hudson, Director of MIMA gallery in Middlesbrough, paid Northfield a visit on Tuesday 16th January. Alistair contributes to the Speakers for Schools programme where leaders in their field or industry give free school talks to share unique insights, spark inspiration and create exciting conversations for students.In the week leading up to Alistairs' visit, year 9 and 10 art students had been puzzling over the question of how art could be more useful and be of greater benefit to society, especially in more...

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22
January
2018

Tees Final Indoor Athletics

Well done to all students who took part in the Tees Final Indoor Athletics at Eston! Our Year 7 boys team placed 8th and our Year 8 boys team finished 7th.

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