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A-levels: Top scores for foreign language students at Northampton Malcolm Arnold Academy

Year 13s at Malcolm Arnold Academy have been celebrating success as they received their A-level grades today, with 100 per cent of students achieving an A*-C within their chosen language.
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L-R: Lauren Mercer, Lauren Kurnild, Amber Fransham, Charlotte Dykes, Georgina Beeby, Jemima Worsford and Georgia Brooke.

A-levels: One quarter of Northampton High School students achieve three or more A grades

Northampton High School has announced over one quarter of their students have achieved three or more A*/A grades with one in ten year 13s gaining at least two A* overall.
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Weston Favell Academy.

A-levels: Record numbers of pupils achieve three or more A-levels at Weston Favell Academy

Weston Favell Academy's principal said she was "delighted" with the school's improved academic figures this year.

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Elizabeth Woodville pupils open their results.

A-levels: Hard work pays off for Elizabeth Woodville's high achievers

The hard work as paid off at Elizabeth Woodville School after half of all pupils got a B or above.

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Shelley Auguiste, Neil Patel, Maron Marrum and Lydia Walkley-Bartlett.

A-levels: Record number of students bag places at Russell Group Universities, says Northampton Academy

University applicants at Northampton Academy have all successfully secured a place – including a record proportion of students going to top Russell Group institutions.
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Every student at Wollaston School earned a place at university.

A-Levels: Every student from Wollaston School earns a spot at university

Wollaston School's year 13s are all going to university in the next academic year.
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Star pupils at the Duston School with their results.

A-Levels: The Duston School 'did well in what universities want', says head of sixth form

More than one in five students at The Duston School are taking home at least one A grade or BTEC equivalent this morning.
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Lucy Adams (Oxford University  Human Sciences), Patrick Challen(Apprenticeship at Rolls Royce), Brina Johnson (Loughborough  Sociology), Jake Ward (Birmingham University  Physics), Joshua Adams(Glasgow University  Economics & History).

A-Levels: Sponne School's Lucy and Laura will start at Oxford University in September

Two students from a Towcester secondary school have earned a place at Oxford University.
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Pupils across Northampton have been ripping open their A-level results today.

LIVE: Northampton A-level results

Keep track of the A-level results across Northampton today with our live feed.
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From left to right Michelle Mujuru (who will be studying Adult Nursing at Northampton), Martha Conteh (Law at Liverpool University) and Owen Whitney (History at Reading University).

A-levels: Every pupil at Thomas Becket gets a university place

The new head at Thomas Becket Catholic School said he was thrilled at the school's A -level results after 99 per cent received a pass grade.

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Head teacher Richard Bernard says he is thrilled with this year's results.

A-levels: Northampton School for Boys pupils land places at elite universities

Half of Northampton School for Boys' A-level pupils who got a higher education place will be going to one of the top "Russel Group" universities in another bumper year of results.

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Nando’s giving away FREE chicken to all A-level students

Nando’s giving away FREE chicken to all A-level students

Restaurant chain, Nando’s, is giving away free chicken to A-level students across the UK this week.

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The "switching-on" ceremony yesterday (August 1) lit up the 12-metre LED screen.

University of Northampton's 'self-sufficient' energy centre lights up skyline at switch-on ceremony

A new 26-metre tall flue shaft with an LED screen has been added to Northampton's skyline by the University of Northampton.

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Executive Principal Victoria Bishop celebrating the school's outstanding Ofsted status in January, 2015. While the school was roundly praised in its last report, there are calls for the directors to justify the principal's �180k wage.

School in Northamptonshire pays head £180k and employs her husband and daughter

A top teachers’ union is calling for an inquiry after concerns were raised that the head of a Northamptonshire academy chain is earning up to £180,000... and her husband and daughter now work alongside her at the secondary school.

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All 510 pupils at Brixworth Primary School lined up for the flash mob.

Northampton school says goodbye to teacher with surprise flash mob on last day of term

A retiring Northampton headteacher was given a unique send off yesterday with a flash mob dance by his entire school.
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Corby officers support school ‘walking bus’

Neighbourhood officers were at Pytchley Court in Corby this week to support the Woodnewton Academy ‘walking bus’.

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Jealousy affects the sexes differently

Jealousy affects the sexes differently

Women feel more betrayed by ‘emotional’ rather than ‘sexual’ infidelity when they catch a cheating partner on Facebook, according to new research.

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Sandpits full of bugs that cause stomach upsets

Sandpits full of bugs that cause stomach upsets

Sand play pits harbour the emerging superbug C. diff that causes stomach upsets and diarrhoea and in rare cases damages the gut, a new study found.

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Aldi launch Britain’s cheapest school uniform

Aldi launch Britain’s cheapest school uniform

Budget supermarket Aldi has launched what could be Britain’s cheapest school uniform - which will see children fully-kitted out for only £3.75.

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