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Daventry’s MP reacts to closure of town school: ‘People voted with their feet’

The town’s MP said he was ‘extremely disappointed’ that Daventry UTC will close its doors next year.

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Students attend the Ryman National Enterprise Challenge Launch in Covent Garden

Northampton students meet former Dragons’ Den star at enterprise competition launch

Business students from Northampton brushed shoulders with Theo Paphitis at London enterprise competition launch.

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Daventry UTC

Key meeting to take place on Monday to discuss future of Daventry UTC pupils as parents speak out

A key meeting to discuss the future of pupils at Daventry UTC will be held on Monday.

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Daventry UTC

District council says it will work to use UTC building for ‘educational purposes’

Daventry District Council says it will work with other bodies to ensure the Daventry UTC building is put to an alternate educational use.

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Daventry UTC

Trustees say Daventry UTC cannot recruit students and is not financially viable in the future

Daventry University Technical College will be closing on August 31 next year, trustees have announced.

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The Duston School has lost its 'Outstanding' rating in the latest Ofsted inspection.

Inspectors downgrade Northampton school from 'outstanding' to 'requires improvement' in Ofsted report

One of Northampton's biggest schools has lost its "outstanding" rating in its latest Ofsted report after inspectors fond teaching standards were "too variable" across the board.

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Daniel Reynolds

Northampton schools' cook is nominated for chef of the year award

A cook who works out of a Northampton school will attempt to impress national judges with his signature tagine dish.

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Northampton School for Girls

Northampton school confirms that social media bullying storm was based on false allegation

A Northampton school has issued a statement saying a mum who alleged on Facebook over the weekend that her daughter's ponytail was sheared off at the school made a mistake.

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A 2014 artist's impression of the Waterside Campus. The white sports hub building is near the sports pitch at the left of the image.

DRONE CAM VIDEO: Clubs' concern about axing of Uni of Northampton's sports hall

Sports teams who use indoor facilities at the University of Northampton's closing campus will have no new home at the future site on the banks of the Nene.
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Briar Hill School

Young children at Northampton school let go of their deepest fears at balloon launch

A primary school in Northampton encouraged pupils to write down the things they were most afraid of on helium-filled balloons and released them as part of an anti-bullying week.

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Admission changes for schools in Northamptonshire are under review

Got a child applying for a new school in Northamptonshire next year? Admission rules under review

Changes to the rules for children joining schools across Northamptonshire next year have gone out to public consultation.

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Schools have installed surveillance software on pupils' own devices, a report has found

Three quarters of secondary schools ‘spying on pupils’ devices

Secondary schools in the UK have installed surveillance software on students’ personal devices, monitoring the kind of websites and apps they are accessing.

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Northampton schools that may be cut

How will funding changes affect your child’s school? Union publishes Northampton map

Union bosses say a fall in Government spending on schools will see Northamptonshire have 1,077 fewer teachers in just four years time.

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Student from Northampton school hospitalised with suspected meningitis

Student from Northampton school hospitalised with suspected meningitis

Children have been sent home from a Northampton school with letters from Public Health England after a fellow student was hospitalised with suspected meningitis.

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Pupils from Sir Christopher Hatton Academy in Wellingborough and Sponne School in Towcester with Northamptonshire County Council director for childrens services Lesley Hagger and Cllr Matthew Golby for national Takeover Challenge day.

Wellingborough and Towcester students take over running Northamptonshire children’s services for the day

Young people from schools in Towcester and Wellingborough took over the running of children’s services across Northamptonshire today (Friday).

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Inspirational dancer presents awards to young achievers at Northampton High School

A leading businessman who was awarded an OBE for services to dance gave an inspirational talk to Northampton students at an awards night.

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From left, James Hammond, Harry Chittenden, Gem-Rosie Bakewell, and Joe Iaciofano.

Cobblers players bring cup along to Daventry school

Players and coaches from Northampton Town FC dropped in at a Daventry school on Tuesday to meet pupils.

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Nursery children from Long Buckby learn about remembrance

Nursery children from Long Buckby learn about remembrance

Children from a village nursery made their own poppy wreath and learnt about the values surrounding remembrance

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Garry Bowe and wife Ruth

Headmaster announces plans to step down after more than a decade at Wellingborough School

A headmaster has announced that he will be stepping down after more than 13 years at the helm.

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The Vulcan Works site in Northampton will be transformed under plans out forward by the University of Northampton

Plans go in for first phase of £12.45 million leather centre in Northampton

A planning application for the University of Northampton's international centre of excellence for leather has been submitted.

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