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Northampton School for Boys

Headmaster's Bulletin

Headmaster's Bulletin weekly blog

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  • 15/10/21

    Headmaster's Bulletin 15th October 2021

    We have some wonderfully talented musicians at the school who performed at an outstanding level at our “A Night at the Movies” concert last night with highly tuned performances from students across ensembles and age groups. The excellent execution of play is all the more impressive given...
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  • 08/10/21

    Headmaster's Bulletin 8th October 2021

    We’ve enjoyed an action-packed week at NSB with some remarkable student achievements intermixed with some important events for the school.
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  • 01/10/21

    Headmaster's Bulletin 1st October 2021

    Central to the ethos of the school is our House System and every year fierce competition ensues between the four Houses for the Sir Michael Griffiths House Cup. Despite the disruption of the pandemic, we still managed to run a modified House Competition last year, with students earning points for th...
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  • 23/09/21

    Headmaster's Bulletin 24th September 2021

    This is the time of year when the school normally welcomes thousands of visitors to its Year 6 into Year 7 Presentation and Open Evenings. Due to the Pandemic, we have had to rethink the 2021 plans and instead of the evenings our visitors have instead had the opportunity to visit the school in sessi...
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  • 17/09/21

    Headmaster's Bulletin 17th September 2021

    We were delighted to welcome back Michael Ellis QC MP to the school today who has always been a great supporter of NSB. Michael was able to end a busy week for him (he was appointed HM Paymaster General yesterday in the government reshuffle) answering challenging and well thought through questions f...
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  • 09/09/21

    Headmaster's Bulletin 10th September 2021

    We were delighted to welcome our students back to school and they have made a tremendous start to what will hopefully be much more of a normal school year. Deserved mention to the Year 7 and 12 cohorts who have settled extremely well into their respective new phases of education.
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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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