July 2019 - School News

4th July 2019

Music Workshop with Andy Bennett 

On Wednesday secondary pupils took part in a Music Workshop delivered by professional musician Andy Bennett (formerly of Ocean Colour Scene).

Andy showed pupils how to play a variety of instruments including percussion, guitar and keyboard. 

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1st July 2019

Fruit Picking with the Kingfishers

Kingfishers class visited Manor Fruit Farm in Tamworth last week. 

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June 2019 - School News

27th June 2019

Northern House Sharks Race to Victory!

A selection of Yr9 students took part in the fourth annual Soapbox Derby at Shenstone Lodge school last week. They were successful in winning the overall fastest soapbox with their shark entry.

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25th June 2019

Woodpeckers Egyptian Masks

For our topic we have been looking at Pharaohs, we have been looking at Tutankhamun's mask and we have discussed how we can make our own masks and which materials we can use to make it. The children have worked really hard making their own masks over the past few weeks.

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24th June 2019

Woodpeckers Visit Sandwell Valley

Last week the Woodpeckers class went on their outdoor education trip to Sandwell Valley. The students got to visit the farm and feed the animals in the morning. In the afternoon they got to play in two of the adventure play grounds and had an enjoyable time. An enjoyable day was had by all, well done! 

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24th June 2019

Year 6 Residential to Wales

On Monday 10th June the Year 6's went on a three day residential trip to Wales. They took part in various outdoor adventurous activities across the three days and a lot of the students showed how resilient and enthusiastic they can be when faced with less than ideal weather!  

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17 June 2019

'Statement From The Board' - Click the link to read

16th June 2019

Week 3 - Work Experience at Castle Bromwich Hall Gardens

On Tuesday, pupils completed their work experience project at Castle Bromwich Hall Gardens. After preparing the ground, pupils planted a variety of scrubs and flowers.

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13th June 2019

Northern House Racing Team is Go, Go, Go!

The Northern House Racing Team has officially started, with a small group of students learning how to build and then race their own electric car.

Over the last two weeks, the students have been learning how the smaller Goblin electric car works and putting it through its paces in the school grounds. They have had to deal with a punctured tyre and had to learn how to repair and then attach it onto the car safely.

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13th June 2019

Northern House School (Solihull) have won Group B of the Midlands SEN League!

The squad won eight out of nine fixtures, drawing just one game at the start of the season.

The success follows on from last season and we are hoping to go one step further by winning the play-off semi-final tie versus Longdon Hall on Thursday 27th June at Wolverhampton Wanderers Training Facility, Aldersley Leisure Village, Aldersley Road, Aldersley, Wolverhampton, WV69 NW. 12pm kick off.

It will be a tough battle that I am sure the players will be up for. 

Well done to all the boys and fingers crossed we will be in the final on Monday 1st July at St George's Park!

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