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Rushden school given inadequate rating by Ofsted

A trust has said staff restructuring and a new curriculum will help improve a school after Ofsted rated it as inadequate.

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Inspectors have said Rushden Academy is inadequate

Trust disappointed as Wellingborough academy rated inadequate by Ofsted

An education trust has expressed its disappointment after one of its schools was rated inadequate by Ofsted.

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Stuart Wesselby has decided to step down as principal of Tresham College of Further and Higher Education

BREAKING: Tresham College principal steps down

The principal of Tresham College is to leave his post next week after almost five years in the job.

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Headteacher Louise Blair is delighted with the school's Ofsted report

Inspectors say Corby primary school is good in all areas

Staff and pupils at a Corby school are celebrating after being rated as good by Ofsted.

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Sarah and David in the gold medal match.

Tresham worker helps athlete to Paralympics gold medal in Rio

A Tresham College worker has spoken of her delight after she assisted an athlete on his way to a gold medal in Rio.

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Thomas McNamee, 10, whose father Darren Lafferty rode from London to Brighton to raise money in his memory

Corby schools get cash for defibrillators in memory of tragic Thomas

A grieving father hoping to raise enough money for every school in Corby to have its own defibrillator has started handing out cheques to grateful primaries in the town.

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Northamptonshire primary school gives working parents helping hand

Northamptonshire primary school gives working parents helping hand

Working parents are being given a helping hand juggling the work-life balance at Pytchley Primary School.

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Alan Titchmarsh gives a speech at the school.

Alan Titchmarsh opens new buildings at Northants school he shares name with

Gardening legend Alan Titchmarsh was on hand to offically open new school buildings at the Northamptonshire village school which shares his name.

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Voting is open in Tesco stores from September 26 to October 9.

Corby infant school hoping to use cash boost for new playground – but it needs your votes

A Corby infant school is appealing for the public’s help as it tries to claim a cash boost, thanks to the 5p carrier bag levy.

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The proposed pitch location.

Kettering secondary school announces all-weather pitch plans

A Kettering school has submitted plans for a new floodlit synthetic sports field.

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County Hall, Northampton

Applications open for primary or secondary school places in Northamptonshire

Families in Northamptonshire can apply for a primary or secondary school place from today using a new online system.

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From left Jo Fallowell, Phil Harris-Bridge and the Mayor.

Kettering primary school opens under new name

The mayor of Kettering officially opened a primary school on its first day under a new name.

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You’re hired! Business apprenticeships on offer

You’re hired! Business apprenticeships on offer

An apprenticeship scheme to help people of all ages back into work is on offer at East Northants Council.

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Top 10 things kids think you should have nailed before you turn 30

Top 10 things kids think you should have nailed before you turn 30

Forget fast cars, earning loads of money or even finding love - schoolchildren aged between five and 16 believe the secret to being a successful grown-up is being “happy”.

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TV show to feature Corby school’s groundbreaking use of Minecraft in lessons

TV show to feature Corby school’s groundbreaking use of Minecraft in lessons

A Corby school will feature in a TV special today that will show how they have used Minecraft to bring lessons to life.

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What type of parent are you?

What type of teacher-parent are you?

Are you a drill sergeant, a worshipper, a skipper or a teammate? Experts have identified four types of parent when it comes to teaching their children how to DRIVE.

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The county council will be discussing plans to increase the size of Wollaston Community Primary School

Council to discuss plans for more than 100 new places at primary school in Wollaston

Northamptonshire County Council’s Cabinet will next month discuss plans to add an additional 105 new places at Wollaston Community Primary School.

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GCSE results.

GCSEs: Oundle School

A staggering 28 pupils achieved at least 10 A*s in their GCSEs at Oundle School.

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GCSEs: Prince William, Oundle

GCSEs: Prince William, Oundle

Prince William School has increased its GCSE pass rate.

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Students from Latimer Arts College with their GCSE results

GCSEs: Latimer Arts College, Barton Seagrave

Students at The Latimer Arts College have been celebrating receiving their GCSE results throughout the day.

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