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Wellingborough and Irthlingborough pupils get together to celebrate the best in children's literature

Students from four schools came together to discuss, compare and rate the books shortlisted for the Carnegie Medal.

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Principal Paul Davies.

Kettering school told it needs to improve

Ofsted has told a Kettering school it has not improved significantly – although inspectors acknowledge the quality of teaching is getting better.

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The Corby campus

Tresham College confirms merger with Bedford College

Tresham College has formally agreed to merge with Bedford College.

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The new creative space.

Gretton school converts old pond into creative space

Gretton Primary Academy has used a funding boost to create a new outdoor learning area.

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The band last year.

Corby school band to perform at national final

Corby Business Academy’s senior concert band has qualified for the National Music for Youth Finals.

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Parents ‘robbed’ of chance to choose new school as East Northants children told they will be taught in Rutland

Parents ‘robbed’ of chance to choose new school as East Northants children told they will be taught in Rutland

An angry parent has voiced his frustrations after being told children will not be taught at an East Northants village school next year – and must instead travel to Rutland.

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Rushden Academy has been given Champion School status

Rushden Academy given Champion School status for its commitment to youth programme

Rushden Academy is one of more than 300 schools to be awarded Champion School status by the National Citizen Service (NCS), the UK’s flagship youth programme for 16 and 17-year-olds.

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Wrenn Academy in Wellingborough

Ofsted says Wellingborough school is taking action to raise standards

Inspectors say a school is taking effective action to raise standards since its last inspection.

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Nine Northamptonshire schools missed their budget in the 2016/17 financial year.

Nine schools could be forced to make redundancies in Northants after missing budget targets

The number of maintained Northamptonshire schools in deficit has risen from five to nine in the space of a year amid renewed calls for a fairer funding method for the county.
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Weavers Academy.

Wellingborough school celebrates ‘good’ Ofsted rating

A Wellingborough school which was told it needed to improve two years ago is celebrating a ‘good’ rating in all areas by Ofsted.

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Sam Robertson

New headteacher for East Northants school

The new headteacher at an East Northants school has been announced.

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The hull construction of a Ghanaian Fishing Boat

Wellingborough pupils’ designs help African fishermen

Pupils at a Wellingborough school have put their thinking caps on to help fishermen in Africa.

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Kettering school goes to the polls

Kettering school goes to the polls

There may be uncertain political times ahead, but one Kettering school has voted decisively this week!

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Lee Stafford was the guest judge

Celebrity hairdresser is guest judge for hair and beauty show at Corby campus

Celebrity hairdresser Lee Stafford was guest judge at Tresham’s end of year hair and beauty show at its Corby campus.

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Pupils at Southfield School in 1992

APPEAL: Kettering school’s search for past students to inspire future generations

A Kettering school is appealing for former students who can inspire the current generation to be successful in the classroom and beyond.

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Mum hits out at school bans on fidget spinners

Mum hits out at school bans on fidget spinners

A mum who claims a fidget spinner proved a “miraculous” help to her son’s ability to learn has hit out at schools choosing to ban the gadgets.

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Year 6 pupils outside the school on Friday

All aboard the walking bus to help stop parking problems at Corby school

More than 200 pupils put their best foot forward during Walk To School Week.

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Students at Montsaye Academy have been making good use of the pods

Pods helping students at Rothwell school prepare for their GCSEs

Pupils are making good use of a revision tool which they hope will help them get top grades this summer.

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New forest nursery to open near Kettering this year

The style of pre-school education which has been chosen for Prince George will soon be available to children in the Kettering area.

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Titchmarsh Primary School in September, when it was visited by namesake and TV gardener Alan Titchmarsh.

Titchmarsh school continues to be good, says Ofsted

Inspectors from Ofsted say Titchmarsh Primary School continues to be good.

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