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Northampton School for Boys

Headmaster's Bulletin

Headmaster's Bulletin weekly blog

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  • 20/11/20

    Headmaster's Bulletin 20th November 2020

    Last Friday, a particularly talented group of NSB Y12 students took part in Northampton's Youth Summit about Covid-19 and the community. Inspired by the discussions, the group are now turning their attention to creating a video which will focus on the school (NSB) community's views of Covid...
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  • 12/11/20

    Headmaster's Bulletin 13th November 2020

    Unfortunately, due to the pandemic restrictions we were unable to hold our normal Sixth Form Remembrance Assembly and Sixth Form Procession past the War Memorial in the 1911 Hall. The Sixth Form instead followed a very moving virtual Remembrance Assembly led by the House Leadership Team and the Head...
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  • 06/11/20

    Headmaster's Bulletin 6th November 2020

    It has been an extremely emotional day as NSB paid tribute to Norman Barker, one of its longest serving and most respected members of the school community on the day of his funeral. The Billing Road was lined with people of all ages who had come to pay their respects to an exceptionally warm charact...
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  • 23/10/20

    Headmaster's Bulletin 23rd October 2020

    There has been plenty of outstanding student successes to celebrate at the school this week: The Term 1 reports are out for students today following rigorous termly assessments aimed at identifying gaps in achievement following the national lockdown. Intervention will be put in place for individu...
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  • 16/10/20

    Headmaster's Bulletin 16th October 2020

    The students have been fascinated by the arrival of ‘Inca’, the Harris's Hawk, who has been a very popular visitor to the school site over the last week. The elegant bird of prey  has already been very successful in displacing our resident seagull population through its majestic...
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  • 09/10/20

    Headmaster's Bulletin 9th October 2020

    Since the national lockdown in March the school has worked hard to further develop its remote learning provision and there has been extensive staff training in this area led ably by Mr Roger, Mr Peck and Mr Barker. The work has proved to be particularly important this week following a number of stud...
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  • 02/10/20

    Headmaster's Bulletin 2nd October 2020

    The interviews for Head Boy and Head Girl were held this week and as ever the calibre of applicant was exceptional. Eight shortlisted students for each position were interviewed in a process which included questions from Senior Staff and the delivery of a speech aimed at prospective Year 7 students...
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  • 25/09/20

    Headmaster's Bulletin 25th September 2020

    The NSB extra-curricular programme began its phased return this week and it was hugely rewarding to see students starting to access the activities, interventions and clubs which are so central to the school's ethos. The new Y7 students have particularly impressed and we clearly have some star ta...
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  • 18/09/20

    Headmaster's Bulletin 18th September 2020

    We are really pleased with the successful start to the school year and the excellent attitude demonstrated by the students on resumption of their studies. 
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  • 11/09/20

    Headmaster's Bulletin 11th September 2020

    The first full week of school has been a successful one with students demonstrating an impressive and responsible attitude as they settle into changes of routine linked to protection against COVID-19 transmission. It has been an absolute pleasure for all associated with NSB to see the buildings and...
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  • 04/09/20

    Headmaster's Bulletin 4th September 2020

    It has been a delight to be able to welcome back all of the students to the school today after such a long enforced lockdown. Although the normal structure of the school day has changed to encompass all of the necessary health and safety requirements it has been incredibly pleasing to see such an ou...
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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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