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Northampton School for Boys

Headmaster's Bulletin

Headmaster's Bulletin weekly blog

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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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  • 16/04/21

    Headmaster's Bulletin 16th April 2021

    One of the great assets of the NSB extracurricular programme is the thriving Duke of Edinburgh Award scheme with over 150 boys and girls at the school currently undertaking one of the three awards. The scheme was founded by the late Duke of Edinburgh as far back as 1956 to encourage young people fro...
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  • 26/03/21

    Headmaster's Bulletin 26th March 2021

    We say a fond farewell today to Art teacher, Tim Stanforth who has been a longstanding member of the school's Art department since 2004. Tim has given a tremendous amount to NSB both as an outstanding Art teacher and in his exceptional support of the school's extracurricular trips and reside...
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  • 19/03/21

    Headmaster's Bulletin 19th March 2021

    It has been wonderful to see the after school extra-curricular programme burst back to life this week and there has been an exceptionally good response from the students. Year 7 athletics was a standout event on Wednesday with 80+ socially distanced Year 7 students showing outstanding levels of prom...
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  • 12/03/21

    Headmaster's Bulletin 12th March 2021

    Last October, twelve of our Year 12 cohort took part in our local Youth Parliament which fed through to a number of these students (Jonathan Robin, Orla Knivett, Ben Wilcock and Kieran Hopper) then taking part in the European Youth Parliament UK (EYPUK) Midlands conference.
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  • 05/03/21

    Headmaster's Bulletin 5th March 2021

    The school is eagerly awaiting its students next Tuesday and the mass testing preceding their return has gone smoothly to date. Many thanks to all staff, governors and volunteers involved and particularly to Mr Edwards, Mr Kneeshaw and Mr Murphy who have overseen the process so effectively.
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