Northfield School in the Billingham Community News
Northfield School is once again in the Billingham Community Newspaper. See pages 3,13,15,16 and 17 for the articles about the school.
Former Head Boy Continues to Excel
Harvey Duffield, former Northfield Head Boy (2015-16) has not rested on his laurels since leaving the school. He has recently been awarded the prestigious title of Her Majesty's Lord-Lieutenant's Cadet of County Durham. This is a highly prestigious position only bestowed upon the very best of cadets. Harvey received his award as the forefront representative of the Army Cadet Force from Sue Snowden, Lord Lieutenant of County Durham. Harvey’s duties will include assisting the Lord Lieutenant with her duties such as handing out medals, attending official functions, events and visits, including royal visits. The Lord Lieutenant is the most senior...
Year 10 Employability Skills
As part of a scheme aiming to improve employability skills, year 10 students attended a talk by employees from Lucite International on Friday 3rd March. As well as discussing their careers at Lucite the talk was about the importance of developing a good CV and this will lead into Morning Form Time where students will be creating their own CV's. A big thank you to our visitors from Lucite for the tips that they provided on such an important task.
Year 11 Visit to GCSE Science Live at Leeds Town Hall
Yesterday 48 year 11 students attended GCSE Science Live at Leeds Town Hall and got the opportunity to hear from 5 of Britain's top scientists, all working at the cutting edge of their specialism. They got to hear about a wide range of research projects such as building a star on earth and planning retirement on Mars. The day took Science out of the classroom and gave students a better understanding of the diversity that it offers. Students were given top exam tips from a chief examiner, and came away better prepared for their Science GCSE.
The 101 Club
The 101 Club is a new initiative run in conjunction with the Accelerated Reader Programme. To join this elite club, students need to have a reading age of 15 years or above. Members are allowed access to a specified area of the library from which to choose their books; these consist of challenging but enjoyable classic reads across a wide spectrum of genres. Club members can be identified by their unique badges and bright yellow library cards.Pictured above are some of the 59 students from our first cohort.