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Northampton school run with cross-country legend with record of 401 marathons

The cross-country club at a Northampton school had the bar set high for them after running with marathon maestro Ben ‘The 401 Guy’ Smith.

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Students solve how this farmyard quad bike "accident" happened and how it can be prevented in the future.

Northampton students solve farmyard 'accidents' in hands-on safety course

A Northampton farm was transformed into a CSI-style forensics scene as part of a new safety course.

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Children mark the topping out ceremony at NIA in December 2015

School at former Northampton Royal Mail building delayed for a year

Pupils at the Northampton International Academy will have to spend another school year in demountable buildings after the project was delayed for 12 months due to "technical difficulties".

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Miss E. M. Keward, photograph by W Parsonson

Fitting tribute to former Northamptonshire teacher after researchers found she had been buried in an unmarked grave

A cross in memory of a Northamptonshire teacher who was buried in an unmarked grave will be unveiled this week after a fund-raising campaign.

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13 police cars lined the street to deal with the party.

Students admit to being 'ashamed and sorry' after 30 police officers called to break up Northampton house party

Thirty police officers were called to break up a student house party in Northampton
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English University offering £15k grant to study PHD in chocolate

English University offering £15k grant to study PHD in chocolate

A university is seeking doctoral candidates to undertake a PHD - in CHOCOLATE.

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The children of Lings Primary School will see the Royal Shakespeare Company perform an abridged 90-minute performance of The Tempest.

Royal Shakespeare Company to perform at Northampton Primary School

The Royal Shakespeare Company is coming to a Northampton school.

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From left, Agata Burns, who works in the enrolment centre at Daventry, college principal Pat Brennan-Barrett, art and design student Becky Kilsby, art and design student Stira Hajibrahi

Daventry’s new college campus will create ‘industry-ready workforce of the future’

The launch of a new college campus will help provide an ‘industry-ready workforce of the future’ for Daventry said a visitor to the official opening event.

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Pupils from King Heath Primary Academy celebrate their rating.

Northampton school rated 'good' by Ofsted in first inspection

A Northampton primary school has been praised by Ofsted as 'an exciting and enjoyable place to learn.'

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Body cameras: coming to a school near you soon

Body cameras: coming to a school near you soon

The use of body cameras by front line police and other uniformed enforcement agencies is increasing at an unstoppable rate both in the US and UK.

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Latest school league tables show where you live affects your childs education

Latest school league tables show where you live affects your child’s education

The results are in, and the so-called north-south divide continues to separate children’s educational outcomes by geography – as the recently published secondary schools’ performance data from the Department for Education shows

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Senior law lecturer at the University of Northampton, Dr Simon Sneddon

President Trump's immigration policy could benefit human traffickers, warns University of Northampton lecturer

Donald Trump’s ban on citizens of seven Muslim-majority countries entering the US could play into the hands of human traffickers, according to the University of Northampton’s expert on organised crime.

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The tiles will be added to a giant mural celebrating the opening of Daventry Campus

Feeling artistic? Design a tile for giant mural to celebrate launch of new Daventry Campus

Creative students, businesses, staff and local artists are being asked to design a special tile to add to a giant mural celebrating Northampton College's new Daventry Campus.

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Students lay a stone at the Anne Frank and Stephen Lawrence memorial tree on Campus Park.

Stones laid at Northampton ceremony for Holocaust Memorial Day

A ceremony was held to remember the victims of the Holocaust ahead of an international day of remembrance.
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Spratton Hall School

Northamptonshire school rated as ‘excellent’ by inspectors

A Northamptonshire school says they are ‘delighted’ after being graded as ‘excellent’ following a recent inspection.

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The new class room hopes to involved kids in nature with bug collecting, den building and picture making.

Children get back to nature at Northampton school forest classroom

A Northampton school has gone back to nature and opened a classroom in the woods.
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The project seeks to help local schools more easily recruit exceptional teaching and leadership talent and to promote Northamptonshire as the ideal place to start and develop a teaching career

Campaign to attract more teachers to Northamptonshire

Exceptional teachers and school leaders are invited to take the next step in their careers in Northamptonshire as part of a new campaign launched today.

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Weston Favell Academy was graded "well below national average" for its Progress 8 score.

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.
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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.

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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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