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Free Cycling Lessons for Over 16's
Hillingdon are offering FREE cycling lessons for over 16's and adults.  Fore more information please click on the link below.
http://www.hillingdon.gov.uk/cycle

How Can I Keep My Kids Safe Online?
To read the latest guidelines from the BBC click on the attached link http://www.bbc.co.uk/guides/zs83tyc. For further information see our Staying Safe Online page under the parents tab.

Finding Out About University - Brunel University would like to invite parents to their annual Information Evening on Wednesday 4 May 2016, 5.15 pm - 7.45 pm.
Please click on the parents tab/letters home page for further information.

Year 9 & 10 Trip to Barcelona
Over the Easter holidays some of our Year 9 & 10 students visited Barcelona.  To read a report from one of the students, please click on the news tab. 

Sky Sports Living Mentor visits Northwood School
Lesley Owusu, a top level GB sprinter, came to Northwood on 15 April to work with our GCSE students.  Full details can be found under our news tab.

David Dein, Ex Arsenal and England FA Vice Chairman visits Northwood
David Dein came into Northwood last week to give a talk to our students.  Please see our news page to read the full report.

Paralympic Gold Medallist Shares Her 'Can Do' Approach  
Last week saw Naomi Riches MBE, return to Northwood School. Click on the news tab to read the full report of her visit.

Youth Travel Ambassadors Awarded £1,700 for their road safety project 
Please see our news page to read a report by the YTA team.

First Prize for Northwood School's Interact Club
Please see the news page to read the full report.

Interact Club Visit WE Day Concert at Wembley Arena
More information can be found under out news tab.

New Build Progress
The topping out ceremony took place on the 3rd March. This marks a major milestone in the construction of our new school.  Please see the new build progress page to view the latest photos.

BBC News School Report
Students from this school made news for real on 10th March when they took part in BBC News School Report.   A video of the report is available on the news tab.

World Book Day
Northwood celebrated World Book Day this week.  More information can be found under our news tab.

Our latest Scholastic Book Club is up and running!
Full details can be found under our news tab.

Well done to Tillie for such an amazing achievement!
Tillie (Year 10) took part in her first British Long Distance Swim event in February and managed to complete 1000 metres (40 lengths) in 60 minutes.

Tillie joined a swimming club just over a year ago to learn to swim. She has made incredible progress in such a short period of time and now hopes to join a Junior Gala Team.

Half Term Trip to Normandy
Some of our Year 8 students visited Normandy over the February half term.  Click on the news tab to read a report on their trip

Top UK Barrister tells students to be ‘well rounded individuals’
Philip Evans, a leading UK Barrister, came into Northwood on 24th February to talk to our students about a career in Law. Click on the item under the news tab for further information. 

INFORM Newsletter
The February INFORM newsletter is now available to read online.  Please click on the School Newsletter icon on the right hand side of this page to read all the latest news.

Message to Parents - TFL's Behaviour Code
A reminder that students who use public transport to travel to and from school fail to adhere to TfL’s Behaviour Code the penalty is losing their right to FREE travel. Please remind your child that they are representing Northwood School and you want them to behave for their safety and respect for others.  If you would like more information, please follow the link below.  Thank you for your support.

https://tfl.gov.uk/fares-and-payments/penalties-and-enforcement/young-persons-behaviour-code

Car Parking and Cycle Storage
As you are aware Potter Street can become incredibly congested and potentially dangerous at the beginning and end of the school day.  Please be aware of this when you plan on using Potter Street for dropping off or picking up your son or daughter.

To encourage a healthier lifestyle, there are two designated bicycle/scooter sheds which all students are allowed to use on a daily basis. These sheds are not open to the public and are secure to use.  Thank you for your support.

Shout Out Newsletter
The latest Shout Out newsletter is now available to read online.  Please click on the School Newsletter icon to the  right of this page.

StreetGames Door Step Sport Projects
StreetGames is a national charity dedicated to making sport accessible to young people, establishing 'door step' sport projects. StreetGames delivers "door step sport" to young people where they want it, when they want it and how they want it.  Please click on the attached link for more information on the Hillingdon website: http://young.hillingdon.gov.uk/streetgames

We are pleased to announce that Northwood School has been awarded a Pupil Premium Award
Please see the news tab to read the award letter from the Department for Education.

Northwood boys see the Hornets take on the Champions
Mr Beer and Mr Clyne took a group of boys to Vicarage Road last week to watch Watford vs Chelsea.  Click on the item under the news tab for more information.

‘Brilliant’ Derek Derenalagi tells students to reach for the sky
Derek Derenalagi took time out of his training for the Rio Paralympics 2016 to talk with our students.  Full details can be found under our news tab.

Educating Against Hate, Extremism and Radicalisation
A letter has been sent home to all parents and carers this week.  If you did not receive a copy, please see the letters home page under the parents tab to view.

BBC News School Report
Students from this school will be making the news for real on 10 March 2016 as they take part in BBC News School Report. Please see our news tab for further details.

MP Nick Hurd visits Northwood 
Local MP, Nick Hurd, came in to talk to our Y9 and Y10 students.  Click on the item under the news tab for more information.

English Speaking Union Youth Competition
Congratulations to Daniel 11M, who came third in the competition on Thursday 3rd December.  Please see the news tab for further details.

London Mayor’s Schools’ Gold Club
We are very proud to announce that Northwood School has been invited to join the London Mayor’s Schools’ Gold Club 2015 on account of its outstanding results. This is an annual scheme which celebrates and shares the exceptional practice in London’s highest performing schools. Mr Anderson, Headteacher, and Mrs Greening, Chair of Governors, are proud to have been invited to attend an awards ceremony later this month where they will be meeting Boris Johnson, Mayor of London.

Gold Club

 

 

GCSE Results
Students celebrate another year of outstanding results!

Click here for our Press Release

Sixth Form Results 
Sixth Form students at Northwood School were once again celebrating another set of excellent results. 

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