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Northampton hospice plays host to determined Dennis at emotional private graduation ceremony

A terminally-ill student from the University of Northampton has had his own private degree graduation ceremony in the hospice where he is being cared for.

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The Chinese exchange students were greeted with a dance routine.

Primary school pupils welcome exchange students from China to Northampton

A class of foreign exchange students from China are visiting a Northampton primary school to learn Shakespeare, dancing and cricket.
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Nine Northamptonshire schools missed their budget in the 2016/17 financial year.

Nine schools could be forced to make redundancies in Northants after missing budget targets

The number of maintained Northamptonshire schools in deficit has risen from five to nine in the space of a year amid renewed calls for a fairer funding method for the county.
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Are the University of Northampton proposals 'financial suicide'? The BBC has reported that some current and former employees think so.

Northampton uni's £10m-a-year loan repayment on Waterside campus is not 'financial suicide' claim bosses

The University of Northampton has hit back over claims its new Waterside campus will be a £350 million white elephant.
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The University of Northampton's new Waterside Campus has cost 330m.

Drone footage of Northampton shows scale of new university campus

The University of Northampton is showing off the progress made at its Waterside Campus, which is currently under construction.
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A pupil casts his vote at the Southfields Primary School.

Northamptonshire school holds mock General Election to teach students about polling day

Pupils had their say on the issues affecting their country today too in a mock General Election at a Northamptonshire primary school
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The Degree Show is an exhibition of third-year students' final projects.

Final year students' work to be displayed in University of Northampton public exhibition

Soon-to-be graduates at the University of Northampton are opening their studio doors to showcase their final year work.
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Pineham Barns Primary School

New 420-pupil primary school and community centre to open doors in Northampton

A newly appointed principal says she has been "overwhelmed" with responses to demand for places since building work began last August.
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The children got to say what they were putting in the capsule.

Northampton playschool send postcards and presents to the next generation with time capsule

A Northampton preschool has buried a time capsule to celebrate the opening of a new outdoor play area and garden.

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Wootton Primary School is introducing swimming lessons in year two... for those with lesser ability.

Northampton school's pupils will only get swimming lessons if they are of 'lesser ability'

A Northampton school's decision to only offer swimming lessons to pupils based on their ability in the water has been criticised by some parents.
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Moulton School and Science College want to get in touch with their alumni students.

Alumni from Northampton college asked to remember their 'old school ties' and tell the next generation their story since leaving school

A Northampton school wants to reconnect with former students to help inspire the current generation to academic success.

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Northampton College has been downgraded from 'good' to 'requires improvement' in the latest Ofsted inspection.

Northampton College downgraded from good to 'requires improvement' by inspectors

Bosses at Northampton College have lodged a formal complaint after Ofsted downgraded their good rating to 'requires improvement' in the latest inspection.
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Quinton House School students design their shoes out of wax. Photo credit: Eleanor Mesquita

Northampton's cobblers heritage cast in bronze with new shoe installation by GCSE art students

A collection of bronze shoes designed by Northampton GCSE art students has been unveiled outside a high-end housing development.
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All Saints CEVA Primary School.

Northampton school's zoo trip for children in benefit-claiming families is fair says principal

A Northampton school principal has stood by her decision to allow only children of welfare-claiming parents to go on a trip to the zoo.
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Mum hits out at school bans on fidget spinners

Mum hits out at school bans on fidget spinners

A mum who claims a fidget spinner proved a “miraculous” help to her son’s ability to learn has hit out at schools choosing to ban the gadgets.

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The University of Northampton has ranked 105th out of 121 universities in the Guardian's latest league tables.

Northampton's university rails against 'out of date' rankings after 32-place drop in league table

The University of Northampton has dropped more than 30 places in the latest league tables compiled by the Guardian.
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Dr Lorna Jowett, reader in television studies at the University of Northampton

Why Doctor Who could be Doctor Her in new book by expert at the University of Northampton

The use of female characters in the television show Doctor Who has been analysed in a new book by a television studies expert at Northampton's university.

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An artist's impression of how the roof terrace will look

Pupils will soon be playing on rooftop of Northampton office block thanks to innovative design

Work on a roof terrace for primary school children based in an office block in Northampton has started.
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The report says: "Children are extremely confident in the pre-school and they behave very well."

Manager thanks staff at Northampton pre-school for 'fab team effort' following outstanding Ofsted inspection

A Northampton pre-school has been rated 'outstanding' in all areas by Ofsted.
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The suspect was seen in a car outside Malcolm Arnold Academy.

Man wanted for indecent exposure outside Northampton school

A schoolgirl saw a man performing an indecent act while sat outside a Northampton school today (May 9).

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