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Headmaster's Bulletin

Headmaster's Bulletin weekly blog

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  • 13/03/20

    Headmaster's Bulletin 13th March 2020

    It’s been a difficult week for schools across the country in response to the spread of the COVID-19 virus. I would be grateful for all parents and carers to read the school’s current position and contingency plans in the event of any future enforced school closure due to the virus. The i...
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  • 06/03/20

    Headmaster's Bulletin 6th March 2020

    This has been a high profile week even by NSB’s lofty standards.  The U15 rugby team delivered an outstanding performance in difficult conditions in the National Vase Semi-Finals on Wednesday. The team were victorious against The King’s Grantham School by 14pts – 5pts and n...
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  • 28/02/20

    Headmaster's Bulletin 28th February 2020

    It’s been a quite outstanding couple of weeks for the NSB Expressive Arts and Music departments as you can see by the list of achievements below:
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  • 14/02/20

    Headmaster's Bulletin 14th February 2020

    A superb evening of Music, Drama and Poetry to celebrate World Languages was held in the Cripps Hall Theatre last night. There were outstanding performances from students across all year groups, demonstrating great cultural breadth and richness.
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  • 07/02/20

    Headmaster's Bulletin 7th February 2020

    The growing gap between the achievement of girls and boys at GCSE has been highlighted in the national media this week as the England GCSE performance tables were released by the Department for Education. 
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  • 31/01/20

    Headmaster's Bulletin 31st January 2020

    NSB students took part in a deeply moving Northampton Holocaust Memorial Event at the Northampton Guildhall on Monday 27th January. The Memorial took place in the presence of the Deputy Mayor of Northampton, the High Sheriff of Northampton, prominent members of the Jewish community, Councillors as w...
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  • 24/01/20

    Headmaster's Bulletin 24th January 2020

    We were delighted to welcome visiting artist, Ian Murphy, to the school this week to work with our Y11 and Y13 GSCE and A Level Art students. Ian spent a day working with each cohort on refining their fine art skills, which will be invaluable support for their forthcoming public examinations.
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  • 17/01/20

    Headmaster's Bulletin 17th January 2020

    I am very pleased to report that a grand total of eight NSB students have been given a formal offer of a place at Oxford or Cambridge University this year which is far in excess of the national average. The school is delighted for the students that their hard work and talent has been rewarded by a p...
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  • 10/01/20

    Headmaster's Bulletin 10th January 2020

    We were delighted to welcome in the region of 1200 visitors to our Sixth Form Open Evening last night, where we were able to show off our outstanding Post 16 provision. Our current Sixth Formers and staff did a brilliant job of demonstrating the breadth and depth of our curricular and extra-curricul...
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  • 20/12/19

    Headmaster's Bulletin 20th December 2019

    Charity Week 2019 has been a roaring success again with a huge amount of innovative and enjoyable break and lunchtime stalls activities devised by each of the four Houses. Last year we raised a whopping £11,832 for local and national charities and later today we will find out if we have topped...
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  • 13/12/19

    Headmaster's Bulletin 13th December 2019

    Tuesday evening saw an opportunity for the school to reflect on the outstanding student academic achievements of 2018/19  at our annual academic prize giving. It was a hugely enjoyable evening made all the more special by our guest of honour, former student John Bason, who delivered a thought p...
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  • 06/12/19

    Headmaster's Bulletin 6th December 2019

    Two packed audiences were treated to a festive delight of NSB music at our Christmas concerts this week. The events showcased the quite brilliant seam of musical talent that we have running throughout the different year groups and the department have much to look forward to in the New Year. On a rel...
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