This week will be an exciting one for Northgate students. Shakespeare week also coincides with British Science Week and there are daily activities planned, all of which will be shared on the website, as well as on our social media accounts.

To celebrate British Science Week we’re profiling some of Northgate’s very talented Science teachers every day this week. First up is Dr. Hone: Deputy Headteacher, Chemist and all round brilliant teacher. Read on to find out his favourite joke!

Name: Dr. Hone –
University: University of East Anglia
Degree: Chemistry with Analytical Science
PhD: Acid Neutralisation Mechanisms of Colloidal Engine Oil Additives
Previous Jobs: Senior Research Associate
Started Teaching: September 2004
Favourite Scientist: Marie Curie
Best Science Joke: I’m reading a great book on anti-gravity. I can’t put it down.
Favourite thing at Northgate: The positive relationships between staff and pupils


Northgate Science Fact 1: In last year’s GCSEs 46% of Northgate pupils were entered for Triple Science (separate biology, chemistry and physics). In Norfolk it was 23.5% and in England it was 25.1%. Well done to all of our pupils who excelled – and continue to excel – in Science. In particular the following pupils, who achieved an A or A* in all 3 scientific disciplines:

Freya Burton

Emily Clarke

Cerys Gambold

Rosie Gilmour

James Greenland

Laurence Jones

Abigail Kinnaird

Edie McQuiston

Paul Quin

Maysie Stedman

Lily Tye

The following pupils have worked well in Science and have been nominated by their teacher today as part of #britishscienceweek. Our teachers are nominating pupils all week and a raffle style draw on Friday will decide an overall winner.

Harry Gunning (Y 8)

Jack Irish (Yr11)

Megan Dalton (Yr11)

Kodi Royal (Yr10)

Erin McNulty (Yr10)

Rhys Thompson (Yr7)

Abbie Brewer (Yr 7)

Freya Mottley (Yr 7)

Bianca Chiciudea (Yr8)

Caitlin Mackay (Yr 11)

Please see for all things Science Week!