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The Phoenix Project 2016
  Pupils from L1 took part in The Phoenix Project this November. The Phoenix Project is a community project based at Woodstock Fire Station, which gives students an insight into the role of a fire fighter. Every pupil had the opportunity to learn and practice different procedures that a firefighter would execute as part of their training and daily activities. Some of the activities consist of knot tying, turning on the hydrant, connecting the h...
RAD time at the Rush Skate Park
RUSH SKATEPARK TRIP On Tuesday 18th October eight students and three members of staff visited the RUSH Skate Park in Gloucestershire as a part of their Design & Technology project. Rush Skatepark is one of the largest indoor skateparks in the world – offering a unique rider experience – for BMX, Scooters and Skateboards. Students had the opportunity to discover how skateparks are designed and created, as ...
Year 7 Warwick Castle Trip
Year 7 Warwick Castle Trip Students in Year 7 spent the day last week experiencing 1,100 years of jaw-dropping history at Warwick Castle! Although the weather was a little wet, it didn't dampen the students spirits as they took a tour of the castle. They enjoyed both the lavish interiors of the castle's main hall and the beautifully landscaped grounds and gardens. Climbing the castle's ancient towers and taking in ...
Oxford Archaeology Dig
Students at Northfield School have been asked to join in an exciting new archaeology project in conjunction with Oxford Archaeology. We are going to be working with them at the Westgate excavation and focusing on Friar Roger Bacon who lived, died and worked at the Grey Friars Priory on the site of the now demolished Westgate Carpark. Pupils will also be taking part in the Museum of Oxford ‘pop up’ exhibition which runs from S...
Year 9 Bricklaying Workshop
Trade School - Bricklaying Workshop On Wednesday 20th March Year 9 students from Northfield School were pleased to welcome Richard and Sam from Trade School for a workshop in Bricklaying. The students had the opportunity to see whether a career in construction might be for them. A two hour session was delivered to the students where they were taught all the basic skills and terminology used in bricklaying as well as having the opportunity to buil...
County Star!
Northfield School and Oxford Hoops star Kyrie has been selected to represent the Oxfordshire county in the South U12s tournament this May. A big shout out to Kyrie for the hard work he has put into this basketball season.
    Northfield School went to town this year participating in a variety of activities over two days to raise money for Sports Relief whilst having fun and getting fit. On Thursday the 17th a great time was had by all who took part in our sports relief relay marathon. 26 students and 15 members of staff ran a mile..... or three! With some of us finding it a little easier than others!  It was an amazing site to see so...
Ski Trip 2016
  Northfield School Ski Trip - Prato Nevoso, Italy 2016 On Sunday 31st January 2016, six students and three staff members embarked on Northfield School’s second annual ski trip. Despite it being a cold and early morning the students were in good spirits as we set off for Gatwick airport. For many of the students this was their first time on a plane and leaving their families for a week. We flew into Milan airport in Italy and were tra...
Students and staff at Northfield School supported the charity 'Text Santa' by wearing a Christmas jumper, raising money for a variety of UK charities over the Christmas period.
CHILDREN IN NEED - FRIDAY 13TH NOVEMEBER 2015!! On Friday the 13th November, Northfield School is participating in Children in Need fund raising activities. Students will be able to take part in "wear something yellow" day which will cost 50p to participate in. Students will be allowed to wear something yellow for the day to raise money for Children in Need. They could wear a yellow t-shirt, yellow socks, yellow trousers or a yello...
Dutton-Black exits the FA Cup !
Dutton-Black exits the FA Cup ! Sunday 8th November 2015, 12pm. Mr Dutton-Black (Northfield School PE Dept) performed in front of 2771 spectators as Didcot Town Football Club took on Football Leagues second division team Exeter City Football Club in the first round proper tie of the FA Cup. The match was aired live on BT Sport. Playing on the left wing for Didcot, Mr Dutton-Black played hard for the full 90 minutes but to no avail. His team, play...
Former Student Bravery Award
Former Northfield student Callum Bennett recently received an award for his bravery when he helped rescue strangers from a burning building.  THREE heroes from Oxfordshire who saved strangers from burning buildings have had their bravery recognised. Callum Bennett, 19, and Liam Harris, 21, dragged a woman from a blazing flat in Oxford in March. They were given Commendations for Bravery by Chief Fire Officer Dave Etheridge. They were jo...
The Phoenix Project 2015
Monday 28th September - Friday 2nd October 2015 Year 7 students were offered an exciting opportunity to attend The Phoenix Project at Woodstock Fire Station this week. 12 students spent the entire week experiencing the life of a fire fighter, taking part in theory and practical activities that were engaging and educational. The Phoenix Project is a Fire and Rescue initiative aimed at young people aged 13 - 17. The project runs five day courses...
Prizegiving 2015
A CACOPHONY of drums brought a dramatic year to an end for Northfield School in Blackbird Leys as it celebrated Ofsted success and pupils’ progress. About 360 awards were handed out in a ceremony at the Knights Road secondary school to students with behavioural problems from across Oxfordshire. Guest of honour John Coghlan, the drummer from Status Quo, presented 11-year-old pupil Jack Badby with signed drumsticks after an impromptu drum-off...
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