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Rushden school praised for pupils’ success with phonics

Staff and pupils have been praised by a government minister after their phonics results put them in the top eight per cent of primary schools in the country.

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Victoria Bishop with pupils at Sir Christopher Hatton Academy after it was judged as outstanding by Ofsted in 2015

Plans for new teaching block at Wellingborough school ‘bursting at the seams’

A Wellingborough school has submitted plans for a new teaching block to help meet the demand for places.

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Former headteacher is new chairman of trust for four schools in Wellingborough area

A trust which runs four schools in and around Wellingborough has appointed three new directors to its board of trustees.

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The launch of Huxlow Rocks!

Community art project Huxlow Rocks! launched in Irthlingborough

Schoolchildren have been painting rocks as part of a project to bring a little magic and mystery to the community.

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Rushden car store sets fundraising wheels in motion for Children in Need

Rushden car store sets fundraising wheels in motion for Children in Need

Customers at a car supermarket helped to raise nearly £900 for Children in Need.

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Irthlingborough pupils sponge their teachers for Children in Need

Irthlingborough pupils sponge their teachers for Children in Need

Teachers proved to be good sports by letting pupils throw wet sponges at them – all in the name of charity.

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Wellingborough school alumni give inspirational talk to pupils

Alumni of a Wellingborough school were among professionals who went back to the classroom to inspire today’s students to career confidence and academic success.

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Inspectors say Corby nursery is ‘outstanding’

A Corby nursery is celebrating after being awarded an ‘outstanding’ grade by Ofsted.

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Victoria Bishop of Sir Christopher Hatton Academy in Wellingborough

School in Wellingborough nationally recognised as transforming educational practice

Sir Christopher Hatton Academy has recently achieved accreditation for transforming educational practice.

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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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Nursery Celebration: Weldon: Mucky Pups pre-school Good Ofsted

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Weldon nursery celebrates ‘good’ Ofsted rating

A nursery in Weldon has been rated as ‘good’ by inspectors from Ofsted.

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Pupils from South End Infant School with members of Rushden's Royal British Legion

War veteran shares his experiences with Rushden schoolchildren

A war veteran spoke of his experiences as a teenager during World War Two when he met children from a Rushden school.

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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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Inspectors say Kettering Council’s study programme for youngsters needs improvement

Ofsted says the Kettering Borough Training (KBT) study programme ‘requires improvement’.

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St Edwards Primary School.

Kettering school in plea to parents over dangerous driving

A Kettering school has written to parents about dangerous driving and parking after a minor accident involving a child.

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Ofsted has just published its report for Oakway Academy in Wellingborough

Inspectors say Wellingborough academy is inadequate

A Wellingborough school has been rated as inadequate by Ofsted.

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Corby’s Pen Green Centre celebrates double Ofsted success

The school and early years provision at Corby’s Pen Green Centre have been judged as outstanding yet again.

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MP impressed by work at Thrapston school

MP impressed by work at Thrapston school

A school for children whose education needs cannot be met by mainstream teaching received a visit from a VIP.

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Eoin Finan, 13, will transfer to the new school next September. He is pictured with business development director Andrew Morris

Work starts on new special educational needs school in Corby

The start of groundworks at Corby’s new special educational needs school was marked with the burying of a time capsule.

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Charlee James-Langley underwent a sponsored hair cut for Little Princess Trust

Stanion pupil, nine, donates hair to wig charity

A Stanion Primary School pupil has donated about 10 inches of her hair to a charity which makes wigs for children.

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