Northampton school 'failing' according to new league tables

A Northampton school is deemed to be failing according to league tables as they fail to meet a new set of national standards.
Catering students at Northampton College

Go, go, go! Northampton College catering students take pole position with Silverstone Circuit deal

Catering students from Northampton College will be given the chance to cook at one of the biggest hospitality venues in the country as part of a new partnership with Silverstone Circuits.

Northampton High School

The top 20 secondary schools in Northamptonshire according to today's league tables

The Government has revealed Northamptonshire’s top performing secondary schools in the latest set of league tables.
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Lowther, one of St Andrew's College buildings, where the inspection was carried out.

St Andrew's college for young people with mental needs rated 'outstanding' by Ofsted

A school for children and adolescents with mental health needs has earned its second 'outstanding' rating from Ofsted.
Students at the site in Cosgrove

University of Northampton students have grand designs for county canal

Students from the University of Northampton are being given the responsibility to boost a village’s tourist appeal, by breathing new life into a stretch of the Grand Union Canal.

Headteacher Charlotte Whysall outside the new school

Delight as special school moves into its new home in Daventry

Pupils and staff at the new special school in Daventry are celebrating after moving into its purpose built home.

Weston Favell is looking for someone to take 2,000 red balls off their hands.

Two thousand red plastic balls up for grabs for Northampton groups

Weston Favell Shopping Centre in Northampton wants to donate 2,000 balls to a worthy cause.
University students urged to get vaccinated against meningitis and septicaemia

University students urged to get vaccinated against meningitis and septicaemia

Public Health England (PHE) are urging all new university students to get vaccinated against deadly meningococcal disease.

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International students at the University of Northampton have fallen by over 30 per cent.

Numbers of international students at University of Northampton falls by 500 in five years

Fewer international students are studying at the University of Northampton compared to five years ago.
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Pupils enjoying a hot chocolate after playing in the snow

Headteacher shares tips to success after Northamptonshire primary tops school league table

Northamptonshire’s top performing primary school in the latest set of league tables released by the Government.
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University of Northampton nightclub set to close to accommodate student union cafe and bar

Former nightclub to accommodate University of Northampton students' union cafe, bar and employment agency

The University of Northampton will revamp former nightclub, Auntie Ruth's to provide a hub for affiliated students in the town.
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Weston Favell Academy was criticised for the way it spent its pupil premium in the latest Ofsted. It has since hired an assistant to manage the spending of its pupil premium.

Northampton school criticised for misusing its disadvantaged pupils money hires leadership assistant with fund cash

A Northampton school has stood by its decision to spend part of its pupil premium cash on recruiting a leadership assistant despite strong criticism from Ofsted about how it spends the funds.
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The latest Government league tables for primary schools have been released.

The top 20 schools in Northamptonshire according to the latest league tables

The Government has revealed Northamptonshire’s top 20 performing primary schools in the latest set of league tables.

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VIDEO: School performs surprise ‘flash mob’ for dedicated head teacher’s retirement

Primary School children in Northampton gathered together in a playground to put on a show-stopping performance for their head teacher’s retirement.

Preston Hedges Primary School has been ranked as the best performing school for pupils attaining the required level in reading, writing and maths.

New league tables reveal only four schools in Northampton hit Government targets in reading, writing and maths

The Government has revealed performance figures for Northamptonshire’s primary schools in the latest set of league tables.

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Rachel Steele

‘Stunned’ headteacher rails against Ofsted report as inspectors put Northampton school in special measures

A Northampton secondary school has been downgraded to ‘inadequate’ and the Governors criticised for 'badly letting down the school'
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Pupils from Northampton design their own self-propelled train with help from national rail company.

Students from Northampton keep on track with studies at national rail company

Pupils from Northampton designed their own self-propelled train with help from Siemens of Kings Heath.
Quick-thinking PE teacher James Lucas and estates manager Richard Oliver put out a spreading fire at Weston Favell Academy.

Brave PE teacher suffers from smoke inhalation after rushing to put out fire at Northampton school

Two brave teachers who helped evacuate pupils from a Northampton school after an arson attack this week have been praised by their boss for their “swift action.”

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Primary school pupil rides real donkey through Northampton village streets while reenacting nativity

Primary school pupil rides real donkey through Northamptonshire village streets while re-enacting nativity

Primary school children get together to perform a walking nativity, equipped with a ‘real’ donkey, in a Northamptonshire village.
Residents say there is simply not enough parking for a new school in Station Road, Bellinge.

Proposed Northampton school for children who are excluded, long-term ill or preganant to be turned down

A plan to turn a former Northampton Borough Council depot into a free school for excluded children and young teens who have become pregnant is likely to be refused because of a lack of parking.
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