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Northampton School for Boys

Headmaster's Bulletin

Headmaster's Bulletin weekly blog

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  • 15/07/21

    Headmaster's Bulletin 16th July 2021

    We say fond farewells next week to several staff who are mostly either retiring or moving abroad. Top of the longevity list are Martin Grisley (Economics), Robert Taylor (Chemistry) and Marcus Lyon (RE) who have served the school brilliantly for 37 years, 27 years and 13 years respectively and they...
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  • 08/07/21

    Headmaster's Bulletin 9th July 2021

    On Wednesday, Quinton Green who works in collaboration with East Midlands writing team and Northamptonshire Police came into school to lead a workshop with a number of Year 12 students. The workshop consisted of students responding to a road traffic collision that took place last year, in which sadl...
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  • 01/07/21

    Headmaster's Bulletin 2nd July 2021

    The House Leadership Team Hustings took place this week, where the whole school voted for the leaders of the school’s Student Voice for 2021/22. The candidates were of an exceptionally high calibre, each providing outstanding video candidate presentations and all were hugely committe...
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  • 25/06/21

    Headmaster's Bulletin 25th June 2021

    We are immensely proud of our record of supplying large numbers of newly qualified teachers to local schools every year through the Teacher Training arm of the school - the NTTP. The 2020-21 cohort enjoyed their certification day yesterday, with a large percentage of the group taking posts in Northa...
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  • 18/06/21

    Headmaster's Bulletin 18th June 2021

    We were delighted to hear that former student and outstanding role model; Dr Joseph Manning was named on the Queen's Birthday Honours List for his work with children who have survived a critical illness. Dr Manning currently works on the paediatric wards at Nottingham General Hospital where he h...
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  • 10/06/21

    Headmaster's Bulletin 11th June 2021

    I was delighted to receive a report from Mrs Rutherford this week that 55 boys from Year 7 / 8 have read over a million words through the Accelerated Reader programme this year. Special congratulations to Edward R. in Year 8 and Alfie Mackenzie-Watson in Year 7 who top the millionaire...
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  • 28/05/21

    Headmaster's Bulletin 28th May 2021

    We say goodbye today to a long serving and exceptional member of staff in Mr Chew, who has taught English at the school since 1997 and who was also a very valuable and long serving member of the Senior Leadership Team for much of his time at NSB. We wish...
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  • 21/05/21

    Headmaster's Bulletin 21st May 2021

    Year 11, 13 and Year 12 Further Maths students have shown a tremendous attitude to navigate their way through the three set weeks of formal Term 5 assessments for their GCSEs / A Levels which have finished today. Any mop up papers and outstanding coursework will be completed over the next two weeks...
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  • 14/05/21

    Headmaster's Bulletin 14th May 2021

    The Government made some changes to the Schools' Operational Guidance for the pandemic earlier this week. The main change links to the removal of the recommendation that students should wear face coverings in school classrooms or in communal areas. A separate email has b...
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  • 07/05/21

    Headmaster's Bulletin 7th May 2021

    We are currently mid process for electing the new Student House Leadership Team (HLT) with the final deadline for applications being 24th May and hustings due to be held in Term 6. Despite the disruption of the pandemic, the outgoing team of Year 13 students have applied themselves with distinction...
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  • 30/04/21

    Headmaster's Bulletin 30th April 2021

    The school is proud to be able to reveal the newly completed rugby team shelters at the 1st XV pitch. These are dedicated to the memory of former pupil, teaching colleague and rugby coach Norman Barker, who sadly passed away last October. Such was the respect for Norman across th...
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  • 22/04/21

    Headmaster's Bulletin 23rd April 2021

    Despite such a tumultuous year, it is great credit to our students that the delayed Term 4 assessment results are indicative of where we would expect progress and attainment to normally be for the vast majority of our cohort and the associated Term 4 reports will be issued to all year groups, bar Ye...
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