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Pregnancy warning over so-called ‘smart drug’

A so-called ‘smart drug’ favoured by students cramming for exams could lead to unplanned pregnancies, experts have warned.

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Oundle bus crash raised in House of Commons

The school bus crash in Oundle has been raised in Parliament this morning (Thursday) by constituency MP Tom Pursglove.

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Northampton school improves to ‘Good’ following Ofsted inspection

Pupils at a Northampton school are now hitting key reading, writing and maths targets, Ofsted has said.

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New drivers will be more prepared for life on the road under test changes

Changes to the driving test will help improve road safety

Millions of newly qualified drivers will be better prepared for life on the road under changes to the driving test that will better reflect real life driving.

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All Saints Primary School in Northampton has been rated 'good' by Ofsted

Primary school in Northampton rated ‘good’ by Ofsted after two years of improvement

A primary school in Northampton has been praised by an Ofsted inspector for improving the outcomes for pupils of all abilities.

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Journey of a lifetime as Northampton High School student reach Everest Base Camp

More than 30 pupils and staff from Northampton High School made it to Everest Base Camp today.

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Lidl to sell full sets of school uniform for £3.65 each

Lidl to sell full sets of school uniform for £3.65 each

Lidl shoppers can kit out their kids with a full school uniform for just £3.65.

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Pupils from Lings Primary School performing at the gala last night.

Northamptonshire £1m education project: Assessment expected soon

The initial results of a £1m county council project to make Northamptonshire one of the highest performing counties for education is set to be announced in six weeks.

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Northamptonshire schools reveal how they spent £1 million pot from council

Twenty-two schools that received a share of £1 million from Northamptonshire County Council will be outlining how they spent the money on Monday.

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Lings Primary School outside Number 10 as part of an event held to mark 400 years since the death of William Shakespeare. 

The Prime Minister watch an evening performance held in the gardens.

Northampton primary school pupils perform Shakespeare in front of David Cameron

Pupils from a Northampton school got the chance to perform a Midsummer Nights’ Dream in front of the Prime Minister as part of a Downing Street event celebrating 400 years of Shakespeare.

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SPECIAL REPORT: Northamptonshire needs 31 new schools in next four years

SPECIAL REPORT: Northamptonshire needs 31 new schools in next four years

An ambitious plan to create 12,000 new school places to alleviate intense pressure on schools has been unveiled by Northamptonshire County Council.

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The school's KS2 test results have been annulled

More details about investigation after test results annulled at school near Kettering

Further details have been released following an investigation into allegations relating to test results at a primary school.

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Primary school in Northampton improves after Ofsted rating

A headteacher has described her pride at the progress her Northampton school has made, following an Ofsted inspection

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Teachers on strike in Northampton

Most schools in Northampton to be affected by the teachers’ strike on Tuesday

Dozens of schools in Northampton are set to be affected by a teacher’s strike set to take place tomorrow (Tuesday).

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Ecton Village Primary Academy

Village school joins Wellingborough education trust

Another school in Northamptonshire has become an academy.

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The school's KS2 test results have been annulled

Investigation into allegations over test results at primary school near Kettering

An investigation is taking place into allegations relating to test results at a primary school.

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Northants parents advised to contact children’s schools ahead of teachers’ strike

Parents in Northamptonshire are being advised to contact their children’s schools ahead of a teachers’ strike next week.

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Daventry district teacher submits his application to be the next England football manager

Could the next manager of England’s football team be a village school PE teacher?

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University of Northampton launches new research centre for businesses

A new centre launched by The University of Northampton will aim to further boost the institution’s reputation for high-quality research – and the future health of business in Northamptonshire.

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A Kettering primary school will open its doors under a new name in September

Kettering primary school set for name change

A Kettering primary school will open its doors under a new name in September.

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