Northants parents advised to contact children’s schools ahead of teachers’ strike

Parents in Northamptonshire are being advised to contact their children’s schools ahead of a teachers’ strike next week.

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A Kettering primary school will open its doors under a new name in September

Kettering primary school set for name change

A Kettering primary school will open its doors under a new name in September.

Jane Hayward of Textbook Creative presents Manor School Sports College with their Secondary School of the Year award.

Northamptonshire Education Awards 2016

The county’s best schools, teachers, pupils and volunteers were crowned at last night’s annual Education Awards.

Alison Li of CDS presents the Young Apprentice of the Year to Leah Thompson with Councillor Matthew Golby.

Northamptonshire Youth Ambition Awards 2016

Some of the county’s most inspiring young people have been honoured at Northamptonshire’s fourth annual Youth Ambition Awards.

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Students from Gretton Primary School with their certificates for taking part in the Park and Stride scheme

Gretton pupils take pride in being part of Park and Stride scheme

Youngsters have been praised for being part of a scheme to promote safe walking to school and reduce congestion on the school run.

Winners Lexie Wasilewski, Noah Swan-Lee and Setareh Robinson from Gretton Primary with PCs Mark Walker and Brad Wilson as well as Mick and Craig from Tesco Extra

Gretton youngsters are a Force to be reckoned with in drawing competition

The Force was with these youngsters when they took part in a Star Wars competition aimed at promoting reading.

Sarah Cresswell with her award in the creative room at Gretton Primary School

Mum from Gretton scoops national award for after-school cooking club

A mum who runs an after-school cookery club which is so popular it has a waiting list has won a national award.

The golden mile pupils

Golden times for Wellingborough pupils completing 100 miles each

These youngsters have been praised for completing 100 miles as their school has been working to encourage and promote sport among pupils.

Peter Kirkbride is the new associate principal at Brooke Weston Academy

New associate principal is appointed for Corby school

A new associate principal has been appointed at Brooke Weston Academy in Corby.

Kingswood Secondary Academy.

Dance studio at Corby school to be relocated despite petition by students

A dance studio at a Corby school is to be knocked down despite more than 1,000 signatures on a petition to save it.

Ofsted has said the school continues to be good

Ofsted inspectors say Raunds school continues to be good

Inspectors have said Manor School Sports College continues to be a good school following a recent visit.

Nearly three-quarters of people believe improved cycling and pedestrian routes would encourage more children to walk or cycle to school

Seven in ten want action to make school run safer

Two thirds of people believe that pedestrian routes to school need to be made safer.

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Benjamin Price, Bailey Bhamjee and Hayden Sharp from Corby Technical School

Young engineers from Corby through to national final of major competition

Young engineers from Corby have made it through to the national final of a major competition.

The race day was held at Sir Christopher Hatton Academy in Wellingborough

Wellingborough and Kettering pupils on track with racing success

Students from schools across the county got the chance to design and race their own rocket cars.

Parents have been fined over holidays

74,000 parents hit with £4.5m fines for term-time holidays

More than 74,000 parents were hit with £4.5 million worth of fines for taking their children on holiday during term time in the last school year.

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Eddie Izzard at Corby Business Academy on his Stand Up For Europe tour to encourage young people to vote in the EU referendum

VIDEO: Eddie Izzard gives his views on EU referendum at Corby school

Staff and students were given the chance to hear about the Remain campaign before making their own minds up on the EU referendum.

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The celebrations in Wellingborough

PICTURE GALLERY: Joint celebration for school’s anniversary and Queen’s 90th in Wellingborough

Staff, pupils and parents got the bunting out to mark a school’s 50th anniversary as well as the Queen’s birthday.

The school had been named after Lance Corporal James Ashworth VC of Corby

Plans for new Corby school withdrawn due to lack of demand

Plans for a new school in Corby have been withdrawn due to insufficient demand.

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Madeline Dunkley.

Three new principals for Northamptonshire primary academies

The Education Fellowship has appointed new principals for three of its primary academies in Northamptonshire.

Chloe Burnham of Lodge Park Academy with her winning design

Corby pupil wins award in national photography competition

A teenager from Corby has picked up an award in a national photography competition.

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