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Education

11 PLUS QUIZ: Are you smarter than an 11 year old?

New research has revealed just 16% of parents score full marks in an 11 Plus quiz.

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The original nursery at 284, Newton Road in 1964

Party to mark end of an era for Rushden nursery

A family-run nursery which has looked after thousands of children is closing after more than 50 years.

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Pupils at Freeman's Endowed with the banner before it had to come down

Wellingborough schools unhappy after having to remove banners celebrating good inspections

Staff, pupils and parents have been left disappointed after being told to remove banners celebrating good inspections.

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Pupils and Mrs Wallis-O'Dell celebrate the new Ofsted grade.

Wellingborough school celebrates Ofsted improvement

A Wellingborough primary school is celebrating after being given a grade of ‘good’ by the education watchdog.

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Tom chats to pupils.

Corby MP quizzed by Wellingborough pupils

MP for Corby and East Northants Tom Pursglove went back to his old school for a question and answer session with pupils.

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Ray Chambers.

Corby teacher misses out in competition to find world’s best

A teacher from Corby fell at the final hurdle in a competition to find the world’s best.

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Peter Kirkbride.

Corby school named among England’s best-performing for Ebacc

Brooke Weston Academy has been congratulated for being one of the nation’s best-performing schools for the English Baccalaureate.

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Special report: Children tucking into lunchboxes with double their daily sugar intake

Special report: Children tucking into lunchboxes with double their daily sugar intake

Children are tucking into lunchboxes containing more than double their daily sugar intake, a study has found.

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An image from the planning application.

Plans go in for new Kettering nursery

Plans have been submitted for a new 60-place nursery in Kettering.

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Celebrations for the outstanding Ofsted report

Outstanding Ofsted report for Irthlingborough nursery

Staff, parents and children are celebrating after their playgroup was rated as outstanding in all areas.

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Olympic Primary School in Wellingborough

Trust behind seven Wellingborough and Rushden academies to hand them back to Department of Education

The trust behind seven schools in Wellingborough and Rushden has asked to transfer all of its schools back to the Department of Education.

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Youngsters at the official opening last month

Official opening of new building at school in Wellingborough following merger

Staff, pupils and parents have celebrated the opening of their new school building.

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Youngsters enjoying the event at the Victoria Centre in Wellingborough

Ready, steady, cook! Tesco helps Wellingborough children learn about healthy eating and cooking

These youngsters got the chance to have fun in the kitchen and experience life as a chef thanks to Tesco.

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Alice by Sir Christopher Hatton Academy

Students swap Wellingborough for Wonderland with latest production

Talented youngsters took the audience on a trip to Wonderland with their production of Alice.

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The Wellingborough campus

Courses to continue at Wellingborough’s Tresham campus for another year

Tresham bosses have said courses will continue at the Wellingborough campus for another year.

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Ofsted

Rushden school put into special measures by Ofsted

A Rushden primary school has been put into special measures after receiving an ‘inadequate’ rating by Ofsted.

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The web portal allowing parents to find out where there child will be studying is down.

Around 8,000 children were left frustrated after Northamptonshire's school admissions page went down

The county council has issued an "unreserved apology" this morning after its school admissions web page crashed on the day 8,000 Northamptonshire children were to find out where their child would be studying.
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Jay Davenport will be the new principal at Manor School in Raunds

New principal appointed at Raunds school

A new principal will be taking over at a Raunds school when pupils return after the summer holidays.

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Father Tony Lynett of All Saints Church with head boy and girl Satya Patel and Lauren Kelley

Wellingborough church school rated outstanding in latest inspection

Staff and pupils are celebrating after their school was judged as outstanding in all areas in a recent inspection.

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The wide open building site.

Parents’ fear as building site gates left wide open near Rothwell school

Worried parents say they fear children could wander into a building site just metres from a Rothwell school because the gates are left open.

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