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Musical star from Princethorpe College scoops Olivier Award

A 12-year-old guitar sensation from Princethorpe College scooped an Olivier Award with fellow School of Rock cast members in London last night (Sunday, April 9).

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Falconer's Hill Academy is one of the David Ross Education Trust schools in Daventry

Proposals that could see support staff cut in four Daventry schools will place strain on teachers, say unions

Three unions say teaching staff may have to take on extra roles if an academy trust looking after four schools in Daventry makes redundancies as part of £1 million cutting proposals.

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Older mums are better mums says new study

Older mums are better mums says new study

Older women make better mums with their children displaying fewer behavioural, social and emotional difficulties, a new study reveals.

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Are you smarter than an 11 year old? Find out by taking the tes

11 PLUS QUIZ: Are you smarter than an 11 year old?

New research has revealed just 16% of parents score full marks in an 11 Plus quiz.

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Michael Piper and a student

Oil painter to mentor students and feature on mural at Daventry Campus of Northampton College

An oil painting artist will leave his mark on the Daventry Campus of Northampton College by contributing to a giant commemorative mural.

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Special report: Children tucking into lunchboxes with double their daily sugar intake

Special report: Children tucking into lunchboxes with double their daily sugar intake

Children are tucking into lunchboxes containing more than double their daily sugar intake, a study has found.

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Daventry academy classed as ‘Good’ after Ofsted inspection

Ofsted has ranked Danetre and Southbrook Learning Village E-ACT Academy as ‘Good’ following an inspection.

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The web portal allowing parents to find out where there child will be studying is down.

Around 8,000 children were left frustrated after Northamptonshire's school admissions page went down

The county council has issued an "unreserved apology" this morning after its school admissions web page crashed on the day 8,000 Northamptonshire children were to find out where their child would be studying.
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English University offering £15k grant to study PHD in chocolate

English University offering £15k grant to study PHD in chocolate

A university is seeking doctoral candidates to undertake a PHD - in CHOCOLATE.

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From left, Agata Burns, who works in the enrolment centre at Daventry, college principal Pat Brennan-Barrett, art and design student Becky Kilsby, art and design student Stira Hajibrahi

Daventry’s new college campus will create ‘industry-ready workforce of the future’

The launch of a new college campus will help provide an ‘industry-ready workforce of the future’ for Daventry said a visitor to the official opening event.

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Body cameras: coming to a school near you soon

Body cameras: coming to a school near you soon

The use of body cameras by front line police and other uniformed enforcement agencies is increasing at an unstoppable rate both in the US and UK.

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Latest school league tables show where you live affects your childs education

Latest school league tables show where you live affects your child’s education

The results are in, and the so-called north-south divide continues to separate children’s educational outcomes by geography – as the recently published secondary schools’ performance data from the Department for Education shows

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The tiles will be added to a giant mural celebrating the opening of Daventry Campus

Feeling artistic? Design a tile for giant mural to celebrate launch of new Daventry Campus

Creative students, businesses, staff and local artists are being asked to design a special tile to add to a giant mural celebrating Northampton College's new Daventry Campus.

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The project seeks to help local schools more easily recruit exceptional teaching and leadership talent and to promote Northamptonshire as the ideal place to start and develop a teaching career

Campaign to attract more teachers to Northamptonshire

Exceptional teachers and school leaders are invited to take the next step in their careers in Northamptonshire as part of a new campaign launched today.

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Daventry college takes on business advisor to help students work closely with businesses

A college in Daventry says it is the first in the area to have an enterprise advisor to bring students and employers closer together.

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Headteacher Charlotte Whysall outside the new school

Delight as special school moves into its new home in Daventry

Pupils and staff at the new special school in Daventry are celebrating after moving into its purpose built home.

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University students urged to get vaccinated against meningitis and septicaemia

University students urged to get vaccinated against meningitis and septicaemia

Public Health England (PHE) are urging all new university students to get vaccinated against deadly meningococcal disease.

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Daventry pupils get creative as part of a public art project

Daventry pupils get creative as part of a public art project

Pupils from a Daventry school have been getting creative as part of a public art project.

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Boy asked for charity donations rather than presents for his seventh birthday

Boy asked for charity donations rather than presents for his seventh birthday

A kind-hearted boy decided he would rather help others than receive gifts for his birthday.

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Toy characters join traditional nativity at Daventry village school

Toy characters join traditional nativity at Daventry village school

Pupils saw the true meaning of Christmas through the eyes of their favourite toys at a village school’s Christmas show.

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