Members of our Northgate News Team have decided to find out a bit more about staff at Northgate. With that in mind, our keen reporters Chris and Corey, met with Mr Oldfield, Head of RE and Citizenship and Laboratory school Coordinator, for a quick chat.
1) Where did you grow up?
My father moved to Glasgow for work which is where I was born but then we later moved to Bolton.
2) What is your role at Northgate?
I am Head of RE and Citizenship but more recently have become the Laboratory School Coordinator. Laboratory Schools are a network of schools which are committed to find the best methods of teaching and educating students through different research.
3) How long have you been at Northgate?
I have been working at Northgate since 2007, so 14 years! Before that I worked in Manchester.
4) What do you enjoy about your job?
I enjoy teaching about society and ethics – it’s an interesting subject to teach and I enjoy talking!
5) What are your hobbies?
I enjoy reading, playing on the Xbox, playing my guitar and watching and supporting Bolton Wanderers Football Club!
6) Xbox or Playstation?
Xbox – because the controllers are better
Facts: Mr Oldfield likes Cornish vanilla ice cream, his favourite streaming service is Disney+ and his favourite TV show is the US Office.
A big thank you to Mr Oldfield for taking the time to meet with us and answer our questions.