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New play area opens at Kettering school

Children at a Kettering primary school will benefit from a new play area after it was officially unveiled yesterday (Monday).

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Tresham College

Tresham College is making progress, says Ofsted

The education watchdog Ofsted says Tresham College has made good progress since its last full inspection.

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Ofsted visited the school last month

Inspectors say Wellingborough junior school is ‘improving considerably’

Inspectors have said a school is improving after having its first monitoring inspection since being rated as inadequate last year.

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Site for new Corby school revealed

Site for new Corby school revealed

The trust which will run a new free school in Corby has revealed where it will be built.

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Dan Perriman from Rushden receiving his award

Rushden teacher wins award for his podcasts

A supply teacher from Rushden has won an award for his podcasts.

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Grendon school shortlisted for national accolade

Grendon school shortlisted for national accolade

Grendon Primary School could be in line for national recognition after it was shortlisted in the prestigious TES School Awards.

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Approval granted for new 1,800-pupil Corby school and Wellingborough special needs school

Approval granted for new 1,800-pupil Corby school and Wellingborough special needs school

Two new free schools will open in the north of the county after approval was granted by Education Secretary Justine Greening.

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Associate principal Peter Kirkbride

Corby school wins award for exceptional 2016 results

Brooke Weston Academy in Corby has been nationally recognised for its exceptional 2016 performance by the Schools, Students and Teachers network (SSAT).

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Staff and pupils celebrating their achievement

Kettering school named one of the best in the country for pupils’ progress

Greenfields Primary School in Kettering has been named one of the best in the country for the progress its pupils make.

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John Akers with a student from Isebrook

Children In Need cash helps special needs pupils in Corby, Kettering and Wellingborough

School children with special needs are now better prepared for their future thanks to support from a charity.

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The Revd Richard Coles presenting one of the two cheques

Finedon charity gives more than £9,000 to the town’s schools

Schoolchildren in Finedon are looking forward to getting valuable new equipment thanks to two grants totalling more than £9,000.

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Lodge Park Academy is one of 32 schools run by the David Ross Education Trust

Unions’ fear over proposed reduction in support staff at Corby schools

Three unions say teaching staff may have to take on extra roles if an academy trust which runs two Corby schools makes redundancies.

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Older mums are better mums says new study

Older mums are better mums says new study

Older women make better mums with their children displaying fewer behavioural, social and emotional difficulties, a new study reveals.

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Tom Pursglove MP at the Corby centre yesterday

MP meets members at Teamwork Trust in Corby

An MP met adults with learning difficulties, physical and sensory disabilities during a visit to one of Teamwork Trust’s three centres.

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Victoria Bishop with pupils at Sir Christopher Hatton Academy, which has been praised for its exceptional results in 2016

Wellingborough academy wins award for exceptional results in 2016

A Wellingborough school has been recognised for its exceptional 2016 performance by the Schools, Students and Teachers Network (SSAT).

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Rebecca Stanford-Durdan from the playgroup with Revd Richard Coles, who is a trustee of the charity, and headteacher Joanne Lloyd-Williams with pupils

Charity teams up with schools to help find a new home for Finedon playgroup

A playgroup which was facing an uncertain future is set to have a new start in a new home.

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Students at Northampton Academy

Readers' Red Nose Day fundraising photos from around Northamptonshire

The people of Northamptonshire embraced Red Nose Day once more this year, and took part in all sorts of events to raise money.

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Are you smarter than an 11 year old? Find out by taking the tes

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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