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  • 15/12/22

    Bookbuzz gift book

    This week sees year 7 pupils receiving their Bookbuzz gift book. Pupils chose from 17 titles earlier in the term and excitement has been building about when the books would arrive – we are thrilled that they have arrived in time for pupils to receive them before Christmas. “Thank you to...
  • 10/11/22

    Ofsted praise Netherthorpe for its ‘nurturing and caring’ environment after ‘fair’ inspection and Headteacher Mrs McVicar vows to work on feedback

    Our school has recently been inspected by Ofsted and we thought that we would share their findings with our community. This was the first inspection that Netherthorpe School has had under the new Ofsted framework, which was introduced in 2019. Headteacher Helen McVicar said: “We feel this w...
  • 19/10/22

    Netherthorpe Hosts successful careers event

    ‘‘Our School Careers Fair was a huge success. We can't thank all the guest providers enough for taking the time to speak to our students’’
  • 26/09/22

    Congratulations to our super- talented Hollie-Rose in Year 9

    Last week, Great Ormond Street unveiled a fleet of new ambulances designed to make the journeys to hospital less daunting for children. Our very own Hollie-Rose in Year 9- submitted a design based on her understanding that the hospital had the copyrights for Disney’s Peter Pan and came up with...
  • 22/08/22

    Summer Camp 2022

    Netherthorpe School welcomed 150 Y6 children to their summer camp last week to aid transition into secondary.  With fun lessons, a trip to Gulliver's Valley, drama workshops, daily sports activities and much more it was an action packed week.  One parent reported their child saying it...
  • 01/07/22

    Platinum Jubilee Celebrations

    To mark the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee, we celebrated by hosting a ‘Netherthorpe Garden Party’. Despite the wind, the sun shined and saw students enjoy a picnic lunch together on our school field. The winner of our House Competition: ‘A Meal Fit for a Queen’ selected by H...
  • 01/07/22

    Pride Event

    On Wednesday the 22nd of June, the school was able to hold its first Pride event since Covid-19. The schools Pride group, who meet every Thursday lunch time, have been building to this event for several months. There was an LGBT artist themed disco in Cavendish court an LGBT themed quiz and rainbow...
  • 04/04/22

    Comic Relief

    The sun was shining for our fundraiser for Comic Relief – Red Nose Day on Friday 18th. There was a real buzz in Cavendish Court thanks to the African Drummers performing their talents from the balcony. Whilst below was a hive of activity with our Star Bakers and Student Reps selling cakes and...
  • 01/03/22

    Ultimate Maths Star

    Congratulations Morgan Y10! Morgan is the 3rd Ultimate Maths Star this academic year. He joins Daneka Y11 and Carrieann Y9 as winners of the Maths Star competition. The award is given to 1 student in each of our 32 Maths classes across KS3 and KS4. Morgan, along with the other 32 Maths Stars, has...
  • 03/11/21

    Maths Stars

    Congratulations Daneka Y11! Daneka becomes the inaugural Ultimate Maths Star. She is one of thirty-three students across the school nominated for exceptional effort and achievement in Maths lessons. Staff chose one student from each class to receive the honour of Maths Star. Each student recei...
  • 27/09/21

    Heroes Stamp Design Competition

    Congratulations to Maddie Y10 on reaching the final 120 (Regional Finalist) stage of the Heroes Stamp Design Competition. An incredible 606,049 entries were received from children across the UK, with an amazing 7,479 schools taking part. This design also contributed towards a GUINNESS WORLD RECOR...
  • 24/09/21

    Mental Health Schools Award

    Mental Health Award We are delighted to share with you that Netherthorpe School has been awarded the Carnegie Centre of Excellence for the Mental Health in Schools Award. The School Mental Health Award was developed to give schools and academies a framework for whole school mental health develo...

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