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  • 11/10/23

    World Mental Health Day 10th Oct - Hello Yellow for staff and students.

    Tuesday 10th October 2023 was World Mental Health Day. This year’s theme was “Mental Health is a Universal Right” and highlights how 1 in 4 people experience poor mental health each year. Mental Health can affect anyone, at any time and transcends factors such as age, rac...
  • 10/10/23

    Post 18 Careers and Preparations for Next Steps - Parent Event

    On Wednesday 4th October the Personal Development Department hosted a Post 18 Careers and Next Steps Evening. The event was extremely well received by the sixth form parents in attendance and the guest speakers were tremendously complimentary about the school. The event included presentations f...
  • 22/09/23

    GCSE Results Day

    Year 11 students celebrated their Key Stage 4 results today.  After all the hard work from students, teachers and parents, there were some fantastic individual performances.  Mrs McVicar said “After all the disruption to their studies that this year group has encountered over the las...
  • 17/08/23

    A-level Results Day

    We’ve had a lovely morning celebrating the successes of our Year 13 students for their results day today. They have been a fantastic year group that have demonstrated a great deal of resilience over the last 2 years and their results have shown their work.
  • 14/07/23

    Holistic and well-being Tree Scheme

    We are Holistic and Well-being Therapists based at The Healthy Living Centre in Staveley. We are passionate about treating our clients to the very best to improve their whole being. We only use natural products that are kind to the client and the planet. We are now looking at other ways we c...
  • 12/06/23

    Project Chatsworth

    A group of Y10 DT students went to Chatsworth House for a research day before discussing the theme for this year’s Chatsworth Christmas House. The students spoke to the lead buyer for Chatsworth and found out what makes a best seller. The students are now tasked with the challenge of designing...
  • 12/06/23

    Drumming Workshop

    On Thursday 20th April, Netherthorpe School welcomed 45 Year 1 and Year 2 students from St Joseph’s Catholic and Church of England Primary School to take part in an African drumming workshop. During the workshop, Netherthorpe’s African drumming group performed two of their most exciting...
  • 12/06/23

    Barcelona 2023

    Our incredible MFL teachers Mr Sedgwick-Gonzalez and Mrs Livingston and our trip leader Mrs Hartley-Willows organised and accompanied our Y10 and 13 students to Barcelona. The students had a great time and have returned full of confidence!
  • 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...

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