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Super Daniel has 100 per cent attendance for whole school career

A little lad with an iron constitution has completed primary school without having a single day off.

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Pupils from Kettering Science Academy designed and launched their own rockets at the Ampthill base of Lockheed Martin UK

Kettering students become rocket scientists for the day

These students could be set for a career in engineering after becoming rocket scientists for the day.

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Oundle bus crash raised in House of Commons

The school bus crash in Oundle has been raised in Parliament this morning (Thursday) by constituency MP Tom Pursglove.

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Graham Snelling (right) with HRH The Duke of Gloucester, when he visited the school for its 40th birthday.

Oundle teacher retires after more than 40 years at same school

An Oundle teacher who spent all of his teaching career at the same school has retired after 41 years in the job.

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The competition winners at Weldon Primary School

The Empire Strikes Back in Weldon with round two of Star Wars competition

The Force remains strong with another group of youngsters picking up awards in a competition aimed at promoting reading.

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Northamptonshire primary pupils raise £1,000 for charity with fun run

Pupils from three Northamptonshire primary schools helped to raise more than £1,000 by taking part in their own fun run.

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New drivers will be more prepared for life on the road under test changes

Changes to the driving test will help improve road safety

Millions of newly qualified drivers will be better prepared for life on the road under changes to the driving test that will better reflect real life driving.

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Lidl to sell full sets of school uniform for £3.65 each

Lidl to sell full sets of school uniform for £3.65 each

Lidl shoppers can kit out their kids with a full school uniform for just £3.65.

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Dr Margy Whalley, retiring boss at Pen Green in Corby

Pen Green head who gave Corby a global role in childcare set to retire

The inspirational woman who has masterminded the growth of a Corby nursery from a derelict building to a world-leading childcare centre is set to retire.

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Pupils from Lings Primary School performing at the gala last night.

Northamptonshire £1m education project: Assessment expected soon

The initial results of a £1m county council project to make Northamptonshire one of the highest performing counties for education is set to be announced in six weeks.

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Library picture posed by models

Northamptonshire schools reveal how they spent £1 million pot from council

Twenty-two schools that received a share of £1 million from Northamptonshire County Council will be outlining how they spent the money on Monday.

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Rapidly increasing  numbers of pupils mean more schools will be essential

Northamptonshire needs 31 more schools by 2020

An ambitious plan to create 12,000 new school places to alleviate intense pressure on schools has been unveiled by Northamptonshire County Council.

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The school's KS2 test results have been annulled

More details about investigation after test results annulled at school near Kettering

Further details have been released following an investigation into allegations relating to test results at a primary school.

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The visitors helped with the investigation at Gretton Primary School

Gretton pupils turn super sleuths during event for careers week

Youngsters got stuck in with an investigation launched after a mystery intruder made a ‘huge mess’ in their school.

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Ecton Village Primary Academy

Village school joins Wellingborough education trust

Another school in Northamptonshire has become an academy.

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The school's KS2 test results have been annulled

Investigation into allegations over test results at primary school near Kettering

An investigation is taking place into allegations relating to test results at a primary school.

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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.

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

Northamptonshire Education Awards 2016

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

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