Stanwick Primary School celebrates 'GOOD' Ofsted rating

Pupils and staff at Stanwick Primary School are celebrating after receiving a ‘GOOD’ rating from Ofsted.

During a recent inspection by the education watchdog, the school was praised for providing “a calm, friendly atmosphere in which to learn”, and commenting that “the curriculum is broad and balanced” and “the full range of subjects is taught.” “Senior leaders have an accurate view of the school....

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Arts Award for Newton Road School!

Way back in September, Mrs Radd went on a course so that she could become an Arts Award Adviser – this means that she is now qualified to assess the work of children who are aiming to achieve the first two levels of Trinity College’s Arts Awards. These are called ‘Discover and Explore’. She then registered Newton Road School as an Arts Award Centre.

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Two-time county champions for St Peters!

The amazing sporting journey continued as the children of St Peter’s recently represented the school in the ‘New Age Kurling’ county finals. The top ten from across the county competed in a very strong final with some outstanding talent on show. The team were amazing throughout the competition and after a closely fought final they were crowned county champions. This is a very proud...

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Kindness Week & World Book Day at Stanwick

Stanwick Academy took part in a kindness week where they had daily focusses on spreading kind words between the children in the school, as well as the wider community. The children wrote letters to each other to highlight the brilliant attributes each child gives to the school, whilst the Reception children made their way round the village spreading kind words to those they met...

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Manor Students develop their critical thinking skills

This term has seen 24 of our year 9 students embark on an exciting new project with the University of Northampton.  The programme is targeted at our ‘most able’ students and is designed to stretch their learning, to experience a new subject, to develop their critical thinking skills and also to develop their essay writing and referencing skills.

The project started with a...

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Windmill Primary School represented at Educating Northants

On Saturday the 30th April, 600 educators from across the country descended on the University of Northampton for Educating Northants. The event was created by a forward-thinking team from Northants to provide a way to showcase some of the amazing educational practice that is going on within the county. Teachers and leaders from Northamptonshire delivered sessions alongside nationally renowned speakers. Two of the speakers...

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