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Apprentice star Karthik to help launch Christmas venture in Kettering

Kettering’s Apprentice hopeful Karthik Nagesa will be in town at the weekend to help launch a range of Christmas goods made by special school pupils.

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Anglian Water is trying to fix the problem

Rushden school closed due to burst water main

A school has had to close and a road closure is in place after problems with a burst water main.

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Mike Hamlin, new chairman of the Greenwood Academies Trust

New chairman for education trust which runs Corby and Rushden schools

An education trust which runs schools in Corby and Rushden has appointed a new chairman.

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Admission changes for schools in Northamptonshire are under review

Got a child applying for a new school in Northamptonshire next year? Admission rules under review

Changes to the rules for children joining schools across Northamptonshire next year have gone out to public consultation.

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Ofsted inspectors visited Kingswood Secondary Academy on November 2 and 3

Corby school is improving, says principal

A secondary school in Corby which has been rated ‘good’ in fewer areas than last year says it is continuing to improve.

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Schools have installed surveillance software on pupils' own devices, a report has found

Three quarters of secondary schools ‘spying on pupils’ devices

Secondary schools in the UK have installed surveillance software on students’ personal devices, monitoring the kind of websites and apps they are accessing.

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Children get ready to release their balloons.

Kettering school releases balloons for Children in Need

A Kettering school held a balloon release yesterday (Friday) in support of Children in Need.

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Pupils getting involved in the activities at Wicksteed Park in Kettering

A lesson in road, internet and fire safety for pupils from schools across Kettering

Schoolchildren from across the Kettering area have been taking part in workshops at Wicksteed Park to learn more about road, internet and fire safety.

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John Akers and Friars School pupils in Wellingborough

Children In Need helps fund new post at charity with centres in Kettering, Corby and Wellingborough

School children in Northamptonshire with special needs are now being supported by Teamwork Trust thanks to funding from Children In Need.

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Pupils from Sir Christopher Hatton Academy in Wellingborough and Sponne School in Towcester with Northamptonshire County Council director for childrens services Lesley Hagger and Cllr Matthew Golby for national Takeover Challenge day.

Wellingborough and Towcester students take over running Northamptonshire children’s services for the day

Young people from schools in Towcester and Wellingborough took over the running of children’s services across Northamptonshire today (Friday).

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Emma McClarkin MEP with sixth formers from Sir Christopher Hatton School in Wellingborough

MEP talks to Wellingborough sixth formers about their career prospects

East Midlands MEP Emma McClarkin visited Sir Christopher Hatton Academy to speak to a group of sixth formers about their future career prospects and share her own career experiences.

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Garry Bowe and wife Ruth

Headmaster announces plans to step down after more than a decade at Wellingborough School

A headmaster has announced that he will be stepping down after more than 13 years at the helm.

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Its true - women really do have better memories than men

It’s true - women really do have better memories than men

In the battle of the sexes, memory – or lack of it – has traditionally played a starring role.

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The awards winners.

Tresham celebrates students of 2016 at annual awards ceremony

Tresham College celebrated 42 students and the success they have achieved at its annual awards ceremony.

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Staff and children at the nursery celebrate.

Kettering nursery given ‘outstanding’ rating in first inspection since opening

A Kettering nursery which only opened last year has been given the highest possible grade in its first Ofsted inspection.

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Rachael Lever

Oundle student selected for Great Britain under-17 fencing squad

A student from Oundle has been selected to be part of Great Britain’s under-17 fencing squad.

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New special educational needs school planned for Corby

New special educational needs school planned for Corby

A new special needs school which would provide education for up to 100 pupils has been planned for Corby.

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Controlled explosions at Corby and Kettering schools after chemical storage advice

Controlled explosions took place at schools in Corby and Kettering this week following national advice over the storage of chemicals.

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Corby school celebrates Ofsted report with parents

Corby school celebrates Ofsted report with parents

Staff at a Corby primary school celebrated their recent Ofsted report by inviting parents in for the afternoon.

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Plans laid out to extend Kettering special needs school

A Kettering special educational needs school could extend under new plans laid out by Northamptonshire County Council.

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