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Northampton School for Boys

Headmaster's Bulletin

Headmaster's Bulletin weekly blog

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  • 08/02/19

    Headmaster's Bulletin 8th February 2019

    Tuesday lunchtime saw the formal handover to this year's nominated NSB charities, of the incredible amount of money raised during our annual Charity Week.
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  • 01/02/19

    Headmaster's Bulletin 1st February 2019

    The New Year Jazz @ The Cripps event on Sunday evening was a spectacular success and was played out to a capacity audience. The show featured the BBC Big Band who were, as expected, exceptional, however the three NSB Big Bands more than held their own and were indeed given resounding praise from the...
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  • 25/01/19

    Headmaster's Bulletin 25th January 2019

    The Department for Education have released the final validated GCSE league tables for 2018 this week. I am delighted to report that as well as receiving a Well Above Average national rating, NSB was also ranked as the number one secondary school of the 72 in the county for Boys' Academic Progres...
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  • 18/01/19

    Headmaster's Bulletin 18th January 2019

    It has been a week to remember for NSB Sport with a haul of impressive victories. On paper, the U15 football team had a daunting National Cup quarter-final against Queens' School, Watford, given that our opponents had knocked us out in each of the past three years and had defeated the reigning c...
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  • 10/01/19

    Headmaster's Bulletin 11th January 2019

    Following our recent Teaching Training Inspection, I'm delighted to be able to forward to you the link to our recently published Ofsted report in which we have been graded as outstanding in each of the four judgements - outcomes for trainees, the quality of training, the quality of leadership an...
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  • 04/01/19

    Headmaster's Bulletin 4th January 2019

    It has been nose straight to the grindstone for Year 11 and 13 who have returned from the holidays to their Trial examinations. This series of papers are crucial for the students in terms of experiencing public examination conditions as well as for banking revision and confidence for the summer. The...
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  • 14/12/18

    Headmaster's Bulletin 14th December 2018

    One of the highlights of the school year is the Academic Awards Evening and our event on Tuesday to celebrate the 2017/18 year was again a fantastic occasion. Great credit goes to all of the prize winners who have done wonderfully well to secure an award in such a high achieving environment. It was...
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  • 06/12/18

    Headmaster's Bulletin 7th December 2018

    We enjoyed two superb Christmas concerts on Wednesday and Thursday evening. The musicians and groups were brilliant as always, but even more encouraging was the strength of the younger students coming through, with a particularly outstanding performance from the Year 7 Choir on the first night, not...
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  • 30/11/18

    Headmaster's Bulletin 30th November 2018

    Our Key Stage 4/5 Drama Production of Twelfth Night was hugely impressive on Thursday. All of the thespians carried off the Shakespearian comedy with outstanding levels of delivery and timing and we look forward to another strong showing this evening, with tickets still available from the Box Office...
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  • 23/11/18

    Headmaster's Bulletin 23rd November 2018

    Music took centre stage on Thursday when BBC Radio Northampton broadcasted live from school.
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  • 16/11/18

    Headmaster's Bulletin 16th November 2018

    Last Friday's Remembrance event at the school was both a poignant and uplifting tribute to the 94 former students who died in the Great War. There was a tremendous blend of visual and expressive arts throughout the show with students performing at an exceptional level from start to finish. There...
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  • 09/11/18

    Headmaster's Bulletin 9th November 2018

    Tonight we look forward to our Armistice Centenary Event at the school which promises to be both a suitably poignant and, at times, uplifting, culmination to a week where the school community has unified as one in collective remembrance and strength of purpose.
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