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Got a child applying for a new school in Northamptonshire next year? Admission rules under review

Changes to the rules for children joining schools across Northamptonshire next year have gone out to public consultation.

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Beth Fisher (art teacher), Joanne Hammick (general manager), Zoe kendall (HR officer), and Emma Dickens (head of art).

Daventry students’ art work to go on display at hotel’s bowling alley

Daventry students have been shortlisted in a competition run by a hotel to find new artworks for its bowling alley.

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DSLVs principal Simon Cotton

Daventry school ‘making good progress’ in turnaround, say inspectors

A Daventry school is making good progress in turning itself around, said an education watchdog.

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Schools have installed surveillance software on pupils' own devices, a report has found

Three quarters of secondary schools ‘spying on pupils’ devices

Secondary schools in the UK have installed surveillance software on students’ personal devices, monitoring the kind of websites and apps they are accessing.

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Daventry’s newest schools join forces to remember

Daventry’s newest schools join forces to remember

Two of Daventry’s newest schools joined to remember those who have served our country.

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From left, James Hammond, Harry Chittenden, Gem-Rosie Bakewell, and Joe Iaciofano.

Cobblers players bring cup along to Daventry school

Players and coaches from Northampton Town FC dropped in at a Daventry school on Tuesday to meet pupils.

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Pudsey visits Daventry school ahead of his big night

Pudsey visits Daventry school ahead of his big night

Children at a Daventry school got to meet the character behind the BBC’s Children in Need appeal on Wednesday morning.

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Nursery children from Long Buckby learn about remembrance

Nursery children from Long Buckby learn about remembrance

Children from a village nursery made their own poppy wreath and learnt about the values surrounding remembrance

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Its true - women really do have better memories than men

It’s true - women really do have better memories than men

In the battle of the sexes, memory – or lack of it – has traditionally played a starring role.

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Julia Jarman and some of the pupils

Children’s author visits village school to talk jungles with children

Children’s author Julia Jarman dropped in to Chipping Warden Primary School on Thursday last week.

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The students with presentatives from the Friends of Danetre Hospital

Daventry students raise money for local hospital

Youngsters at a Daventry school stepped up to raise money for a local charity.

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The UTC students at Churchill College

Daventry school students pay a visit to Cambridge college

A group of students at a Daventry school paid a visit to a Cambridge college to see around and hear from students and tutors.

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An artists impression of what the finished new building will look like. The Badby Road West site entrance is to the top right of the image.

College gets set for move into new building in Daventry

Staff and students at a Daventry college are packing up their things ahead of a move to a new facility.

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Councils fine parents nearly �7 million over childrens school absences

Councils fine parents nearly £7 million over children’s school absences

Councils in England issued almost £7 million worth of fines to parents in a single year for pupils’ unauthorised absences from school, figures show.

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Three quarters of parents think mobiles have negative effect on childrens learning

Three quarters of parents think mobiles have negative effect on children’s learning

Three quarters of parents are worried that using phones, tablets and games consoles is affecting their children’s performance at school.

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Schools in Northamptonshire are joining forces to attract teachers to the county

Northamptonshire schools join forces to attract teachers to the county

Schools from across Northamptonshire have joined together once again to attempt to buck the national trend of a looming recruitment crisis for teachers

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School groups asked to design a festive scene for Daventry town centre’s Christmas decorations

School groups asked to design a festive scene for Daventry town centre’s Christmas decorations

School groups are being invited to design a Christmas or Nativity scene to be displayed in Daventry’s town centre.

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Students turn to teachers before parents or friends for advice

Students turn to teachers before parents or friends for advice

Most students prefer to seek advice on course options from their teachers rather than friends or family, according to new research.

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PE teacher Sam Chambers with three of his players (from left: Will, Joe and Ewan). Photo from SWNS.com

Weedon teacher resubmits his application to become England football manager

An unbeaten under-12s football coach at a village school has applied for the England job once more and says he’d take it “depending on how much money they offered”.

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Sara Spade and members of the Daventry and District U3A

Daventry musician who plays around the world performs for local education group

A Daventry musician who plays around the world appeared before a local group.

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