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Northampton College celebrates 'phenomenal' improvement in national league table

Northampton College has rocketed up 178 places in a national league table in three years, according to new figures published today.

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Almost 8,800 primary, infant and junior school places have been allocated to pupils across Northamptonshire today (Monday).

More than nine in 10 children get first choice at Northants primary schools

Almost 8,800 primary, infant and junior school places have been allocated to pupils across Northamptonshire today (Monday).

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When do parents in Northamptonshire find out about primary school places?

On Monday (April 16) parents in Northamptonshire will find out whether their child has been given a place at one of their preferred choices of primary school.

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Northamptonshire college rated 'inadequate' by Ofsted as report raises concerns over pupil safety

A Northamptonshire college has been rated 'inadequate' after its most recent visit from Ofsted inspectors, who identified serious breaches to health and safety regulations, including a number of "unsafe and sloppy" instances.

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Man arrested over schools hoaxes ‘threatening attacks’

An 18-year-old man has been arrested after schools across our area and beyond were put on alert after staff reported that they had been sent “threatening” emails.

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Are you as smart as an 11 year old? Prove it

Just 16% of parents score full marks in an 11 Plus quiz, here’s six questions to test your brain power.

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School bomb threat hoaxes reported to be a result of Minecraft game feud

National news sources are claiming a feud between rival Minecraft gamers is the reason why 24,000 threatening emails were sent to schools and colleges in the UK.

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Northants County Council U-turns over nursery payment delay

Northants County Council says it will now pay nurseries as planned after U-turning over a controversial delay.

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Great Creaton Primary School could be closed over a shortage of pupils.

Northamptonshire village school with only 30 pupils could face closure

A Northamptonshire village's only school could be closed down due to a shortage of pupils.
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A number of school have closed today in Northants

SCHOOL CLOSURES: List of school closures in Northamptonshire

A number of schools are shut today (Friday) due to bad weather in Northamptonshire.

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Daventry school appoints new headteacher

A new headteacher has been appointed at a Daventry school.
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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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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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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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Northamptonshire County Council to approve new school hall in West Haddon

Northamptonshire County Council’s cabinet is set to approve plans for a new school hall at West Haddon Endowed CE Primary School.

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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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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 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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