Education Outside The Classroom (EOTC)

Education Outside the Classroom (EOTC) is an important aspect of our Health and Physical Education programme. It provides experiences and opportunities to become active and safe in the outdoors, promoting skills such as team work, communication, trust, problem solving, leadership and responsibility. During March, all Year 7 students have the opportunity to participate in outdoor […]

Project Based Learning (PBL)

PBL is a student-centred approach that promotes active exploration, critical thinking, and real-world application. Students tackle complex problems, collaborate with peers, and develop essential skills. PBL fosters genuine motivation, cross-disciplinary learning, and prepares students for success in the 21st century. Suzie Boss and Jane Krauss are renowned figures in the field of education. Their work […]


Northcross Library is a welcoming space for students stocked with a wide range of fiction, non-fiction and graphic novels. Open from 8:30am to 3:30pm, our library is a well-used hub, where students can borrow up to ten books for three weeks and use our online app to manage loans and reserve books. New titles are […]


The use of digital technology is a key component in all Northcross classrooms. To enhance this digital learning environment, we adopt a Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) policy, encouraging students to bring their personal learning devices to the classroom. These devices will have access to the internet and the school online environment through our WiFi […]

Our Curriculum

At Northcross, all students are immersed in the core subjects including Literacy, Mathematics, Science and Social Sciences. Complementing these are a range of Specialist Programmes run by subject experts. In year 7, students take all core and specialist subjects. In year 8, students continue with the core subjects and choose four specialist subjects to study […]

After-school Languages

Learning a new language opens the door to communicating with people from different cultures and exploring diverse worldviews. It connects us locally and globally, providing access to new streams of thought about beliefs and cultural practices. Our After-School Language programme has been operating for over 15 years. Our passionate and dedicated tutors provide students with […]

Learning Environments

Offering a wide range of learning environments is one of the things that makes Northcross great. Some of these opportunities are outlined below. For additional information, please speak to your class room teacher. Classroom & curriculum opportunities Single class At Northcross the majority of classrooms are single teacher environments, where students work at their desks […]

Learning At NX

Our learning approach encourages students to be reflective, take initiative in their studies, persevere, and explore every opportunity. The school day At the start of the academic year, each student receives a timetable outlining their daily subjects. The school day is structured into five 55-minute learning sessions, where students will attend a range of core […]