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University of Northampton student given chance to visit China to help abandoned children

A University of Northampton occupational therapy graduate has spoken about the opportunities available to her since being awarded a university scholarship.

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James Boyce and Samuel Matthews, both students at Moulton College

Moulton College students 'do themselves proud' showing off cabinet making skills at a national show

Furniture studies students from Moulton College came second and fourth in the national finals of the SkillBuild Cabinet Making competition held at The Skills Show.

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Head teacher, Rebecca Steed with Cedar Road Primary School pupils celebrating their success.

Northampton primary school rated as 'good' by Ofsted following one-day inspection

A Northampton primary school has been praised by Ofsted as a place to learn with a 'calm and purposeful atmosphere'.
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Frustrated headteacher issues warning over parent parking at Northampton primary school

The headteacher of a Northampton primary school has published an exasperated plea to parents not to use the staff car park to drop off their children.

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Sheralee Webb with sixth form students from The Beehive

'We held hands and jumped for joy' teachers at Northampton special school tell of delight at Ofsted report

A school for Northampton teenagers with special needs has won the praise of inspectors in its latest report.
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Pupils, staff and patrons from Purple Oaks bury the time capsule.

Time capsule buried at Northampton academy ahead of opening of new multi-million-pound building

Pupils from a Northampton all-through school have buried a time capsule to mark the opening of a new building on site.
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Anthony Baross and Andy Ibbott

Inspiring Northampton man reveals how he overcame having a stroke

A town resident who is using a University of Northampton course to aid people’s recovery from disabling injuries appears in a TV series charting his progress next week.
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Caroline Chisholm SChool has slid from a "good" rating downs to "requires improvement".

Ofsted reins in Northampton school's leaders for high opinion of themselves in "average" inspection report

Leaders of a Northampton all-through school have been scolded for having a "generous" opinion of their own teaching quality after slipping up in a recent inspection.
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Northampton School for Boys has been named the top school for sport by a national magazine.

Success at national competitions earns Northampton school top spot for sports

A Northampton secondary school has been named the number one state school for sport in England by a national magazine.

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Pupils at The Arbours celebrate the latest "good" rating.

Principal sets sights on outstanding rating after inspectors praise 'vibrant' Northampton primary school

A "vibrant" Northampton primary school is on track to "outstanding" status after scoring high in a recent inspection.
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Back row staff, L-R: assistant teacher, Sarah McErlean, year six teacher, Tim Crouch and head teacher, Jodie Matthews with John Hellins' year six class.

Which Northamptonshire school is 'proud' to be ranked second-best for Sats exams in the entire country?

A Northamptonshire primary school has beaten hundreds of schools to be named as the Sunday Times Parent Power runner up, based on 2016 Sats examination results.
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Weston Favell Academy was slammed as "inadequate" in November 2016.

'Inadequate' Northampton academy takes steps towards making a comeback, inspectors say

A Northampton primary that failed every area of its Ofsted inspection last year is making "steady progress" towards turning itself around.

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CHILDREN IN NEED: Roade Primary School joins in the fun

Youngsters at Roade Primary School have been raising money for the BBC's Children in Need appeal today.

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Councillors at One Angel Square say an additional 10 million of central Government funding for schools will not be enough to sustain them.

Extra £10m of schools funding in Northamptonshire will barely cover rising costs - councillors fear

A trickle of extra funding from central Government will not be enough to support Northamptonshire's expanding schools - parties on both sides of the chamber feared at the county council's cabinet meeting.

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The Arbours Primary Academy.

'Vibrant' Northampton primary school rated 'good' by watchdog after 'accelerated improvements'

A primary school in Northampton has been rated 'good' by Ofsted who praised the academy for the "accelerated improvements" since its last inspection in 2014.
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The David Ross Education Trust, founded by Carphone Warehouse entrepreneur David Ross - has been subject to a focussed Ofsted inspection.

Trust in charge of 14 Northamptonshire schools needs to do more to help pupils achieve says watchdog

The trust in charge of Northampton's Malcolm Arnold Academy has been told it needs to improve pupil progress months after several of its leaders resigned.
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Mr Chen and Miss Leng are teaching multiplication and fractions at Castle Academy.

Chinese exchange teaches lead masterclasses at Northampton primary school

Maths lessons at a Northampton primary school are being led by two Shanghai exchange teachers this week.

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Silverstone CE Primary School opening. (Pictures: Kirsty Edmonds)

Long-awaited Northamptonshire school officially opens

It had been a long time coming and a year in the making but on Wednesday, Silverstone Church of England Primary School was officially opened.
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Green Oaks Primary School was placed in special measures in October 2016.

'Inadequate' Northampton primary school on its way to comeback from special measures

Inspectors have praised a failing Northampton primary school for making a turnaround in just a year.
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Llnnall travelled to Northampton to start his course despite losing most of his possessions to a hurricane.

University of Northampton international student braves hurricane to start law course

A student from Dominica has spoken about how disaster movie weather could not stop him from enrolling on his University of Northampton degree.

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