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Northampton School for Boys

Northampton School for Boys

Presentation Evenings and Morning Tours for Year 7 September 2023 Entry

THE DATE OF THE FIRST PRESENTATION EVENING HAS BEEN CHANGED FROM MONDAY 19th SEPTEMBER TO TUESDAY 20th SEPTEMBER DUE THE ANNOUNCEMENT OF THE DATE OF THE QUEEN'S FUNERAL.

PLEASE NOTE THAT THESE EVENINGS AND MORNINGS ARE ONLY FOR FAMILIES WHO HAVE A SON IN YEAR 6 AND WHO WILL BE APPLYING FOR A SECONDARY SCHOOL PLACE THIS YEAR. PLEASE DO NOT TAKE THE PLACE OF SOMEONE IF YOU ARE NOT A YEAR 6 PARENT.

In "pre-pandemic times", NSB would expect in excess of 3500 people to attend both the Presentation and Open Evenings which we have put on successfully for many years.

Due to the pandemic we reviewed our arrangements for prospective applicants and offered the opportunity to attend both a Presentation Evening and an Open Morning Tour. These tours during the school day were overwhelmingly welcomed by parents/carers and help to make an informed choice regarding a potential application to NSB.

Parents/carers and boys are invited to come and find out about the admissions process and hear about the school in action through booking onto one Presentation Evening (see link below). The visit will include a presentation from the Headmaster, the Chair of Governors, the Senior Deputy Headmaster and the Head Boy and Head Girl.

There is the further opportunity to book onto a tour of the school a week after this (see link below). Whilst the tour will not be able to go into individual lessons, you will still be able to get a flavour of the learning experience and outstanding facilities at NSB.

There will also be the recorded presentations made available on the school website following the Presentation Evenings.

Presentation Evening Timetable

Monday 19 September 2022         Presentation Evening 1 (6:00pm to 7:00pm) (CANCELLED)

Monday 19 September 2022         Presentation Evening 2 (7:30pm to 8:30pm) (CANCELLED)

Tuesday 20 September 2022         Presentation Evening 1 (6:00pm to 7:00pm)

Tuesday 20 September 2022         Presentation Evening 2 (7:30pm to 8:30pm)

Wednesday 21 September 2022   Presentation Evening 3 (6:00pm to 7:00pm)

Wednesday 21 September 2022   Presentation Evening 4 (7:30pm to 8:30pm)

Open Morning Timetable

Monday 26th September 2022 at 9:00am and 9:45am

Tuesday 27th September 2022 at 9:00am and 9:45am

Wednesday 28th September 2022 at 9:00am and 9:45am

Thursday 29th September 2022 at 9:00am and 9:45am

In order to allow all families the opportunity to attend NSB for a tour, we are capping tickets to 3 per booking. If this is impossible to fit with your family circumstances, please contact the Admissions Officer, Mrs Shocklidge, at the school on 01604 230240.

Please note that the tour is NOT SUITABLE for pushchairs and buggies and therefore we ask that these are not brought to the school.

If you have mobility needs or concerns, we will arrange an alternative tour for you, please contact the Admissions Officer, Mrs Shocklidge, at the school on 01604 230240 to discuss your specific circumstances.

ALL VISITORS FOR THE PRESENTATION EVENINGS AND OPEN MORNINGS MUST ENTER THE SCHOOL VIA THE CRIPPS HALL ENTRANCE WHICH IS OPPOSITE THE CRIPPS HALL CAR PARK.

If a time slot becomes fully booked, you will need to book a place at an alternative time.

PLEASE ONLY BOOK ONE TIME SLOT (any duplicate bookings for or related to the same student will have the later presentation time removed).

YOU MUST BOOK A TICKET FOR EACH PERSON ATTENDING THE PRESENTATION MORNING AND TOUR, SO 3 TICKETS FOR A PARENT/CARER AND CHILD ATTENDING

 

 

 

PLEASE READ THE INFORMATION BELOW CAREFULLY BEFORE BOOKING YOUR PRESENTATION EVENING/TOUR TIME SLOT

In order to allow all families the opportunity to attend the Presentation Evening or a tour, we ask that a maximum of three people attend. If this is impossible to arrange, please contact Mrs Shocklidge, the Admissions Officer at the school.

Some of the tour is outside and visitors are advised to bring umbrellas in the event of poor weather.

All visitors to the site will be required to be accompanied by a member of staff and to always follow their instructions whilst on the tour of the school.

If you, your son, or anyone else intending to visit the school on a Presentation Evening or Open Morning are exhibiting any symptoms of Covid-19 or are isolating then THE AFFECTED INDIVIDUAL MUST NOT ATTEND the event.

What are my transport/parking options getting to the event?

Please park in the Cripps Hall Car Park opposite the school or take public transport. There are also many side streets where you can park around the school. Do not park on the main school grounds. Entry will be via The Cripps Hall Theatre entrance.

Is my registration/ticket transferable?

No, it is not transferable.

Can I update my registration information?

Yes. 

Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?

Yes. You must bring a printed or electronic copy of the ticket to the presentation. The presentation will start promptly at the published time.

Where can I contact the organiser with any questions?

If you have any questions, please look at the FAQ section in the Admissions Section of our website or, if you cannot find the answer, contact the Mrs Shocklidge (Admissions Officer) at the school on 01604 230240

 

 

Northampton School for Boys, Billing Road, Northampton, NN1 5RT
01604 230240