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Northampton graduate has designs on the craft ale revolution with artwork beer bottles

A University of Northampton graduate is brewing a bright future for himself after combining his love of illustration and beer.

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Balloons were launched in support of mental health awareness in Northamptonshire.

Northampton special needs school launches new cafe and sixth form centre

A Northampton school has marked the opening of their new sixth form centre with a balloon launch for charity.

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The event was held at Brooke Weston in Corby

Training on spotting the signs of extremism given at Corby school

Professionals from organisations across the county have taken part in safeguarding training led by officers from Northamptonshire Police.

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Figures show how many teachers could be let go from Northampton schools if Government cuts continue

Nearly all Northampton schools could lose a number of teachers if Government cuts continue, according to figures compiled by a group of education unions and associations.
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He was also found to have "whispered" the answers to SATs exams and asked students to 'vote' on whether or not he should stay at the school.

Northamptonshire school teacher accused of putting sock in 'unruly' student's mouth banned from classroom

A teacher accused of putting a sock in a Northamptonshire school pupil's mouth in a bid to quieten him down has been banned from the classroom.

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The David Ross Education Trust was founded by Carphone Warehouse entrepreneur David Ross (pictured)

Three headteachers of Northampton schools went on New York research trip

The headteachers of five David Ross Education Trust schools in Northamptonshire were invited to spend time in New York for a research trip last week.
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REVEALED: How each Northampton secondary school ranked in new league table

Only two out of eight Northampton schools were ranked as “above average” in a new league table published by the Department of Education.

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Since its appointment in 2015, Mrs Marshall's private consultancy company has made over 1.44 million in sales from her own academies trust, EMLC.

Boss of Northampton schools' trust profited from deal with a private firm... that she is a director of

The chief executive of an academy trust in charge of four Northampton schools is also the director of a consultancy firm that since 2015 has received almost £1.5million from the trust.
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Inspectors said Red Brick Day Nursery would sometimes speak negatively to children.

Northampton nursery improves but slips up on how staff comfort upset children, say inspectors

A Northampton nursery has been scolded by inspectors for not taking "swift action" to comfort upset children.
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Parklands Primary School is 'disappointed' to learn the findings of its recent Ofsted report.

Northampton primary school is 'working hard' to improve after 'inadequate' Ofsted report

Leaders say they have already made 'significant changes' at a Northampton primary school since it was rated as 'inadequate' by the education watchdog.
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Is your child starting primary school in Northamptonshire this September? Don't miss the deadline to apply for a place

The deadline for parents to apply for their child's primary school place in Northamptonshire is fast approaching.

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Peppa Pig ‘encourages parents to abuse NHS services’ says family doctor

Peppa Pig may be encouraging concerned parents to tie up NHS services with trivial issues, according to a family doctor.

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REVEALED: The Northamptonshire primary schools which fail to meet government standards

These are the Northamptonshire primary schools which fail to meet national targets for pupil progress.

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Pictured L-R: Mahima Haque, Ciaran Tierney, Niall Robinson from NCS, Jack Whaley, Hina Hothi

Northampton secondary given 'Champion School' status after 90 students take on youth programme

A secondary school has been awarded 'Champion School' status by the regional provider of the National Citizen Service (NCS) - a flagship youth programme for 16 and 17-year-olds - that sees them get stuck in with social action in Northampton.
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Abington Park Day Nursery has been rated as 'requires improvement' in its most recent Ofsted inspection.

Watchdog raises concerns over Northampton nursery as rating slips to 'requires improvement'

A Northampton nursery has said it is "very disappointed" with the findings of their recent Ofsted inspection after the watchdog identified that all areas 'requires improvement'.
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Thirty schools remain closed today across Northamptonshire after winter weather

Thirty schools across Northamptonshire are still closed today after Sunday's downpour of snow and icy conditions overnight, according to the county council's website.

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Rachel Shin, a first class honoursOccupational Therapy(OT) graduate

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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