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Northampton School for Boys

Northampton School for Boys


Applications for next Academic Year 2023-24 (September 2023 entry) are now open.

We will be returning to an in-person Open Evening for both Internal and External applicants which will be held on Thursday 5th January 2023. Places for external students will be able to be booked via Eventbrite.

This Open Evening will provide the opportunity to attend a presentation by the Headteacher, Assistant Headteacher with oversight of the 6th Form, the Head Boy and the Head Girl and give you the opportunity to speak to students and subject teachers. Booking will be essential. 

All external applicants will also be given the opportunity to book onto an Open Morning Tour of the school. These will not be held until after GCSE exams have finished and will also be bookable via Eventbrite. It is likely that these will be held on 27th, 28th and 29th June.

Further information for External Applicants can be found by clicking the link below. It is strongly recommended that you read this information first prior to making an application.

Open Evening Information for external students - PLEASE READ THIS INFORMATION carefully.

Coming soon - Open Morning Summer Tour Information for external students.

It is also highly recommended that all applicants read the full details of our admissions process and policy which are detailed below, before applying to the school for a place in the Sixth Form.

Applications must be made online via our application portal. Links to this will go live on Friday 9th December 2022 and will be able to be found below along with full details of how to apply.

The Application deadline is Monday 30th January 2023 (5:00pm).

GCSE results day is scheduled to be on Thursday 24th August 2023.


Timelines included in the Sixth Form Admissions Policy (link below) are not the most up to date as this policy was determined on 26th January 2022. PLEASE refer to the separate links below for up-to-date application timelines. 

Determined Sixth Form Admissions Policy for Sept 2023 entry
Sixth Form Minimum Entry Requirements for 2023
BTEC (Rugby) Sixth Form Minimum Entry Requirements for 2023
Subject Information for September 2023 entry
Option Blocks 2023
Timelines for Internal students
Timelines for External students
Russell Group - Informed Choices website
Information for Applicants Booklet interactive version
Information for Applicants Booklet downloadable pdf version
On-line Application Form Instructions - NSB STUDENTS
On-line Application Form Instructions - EXTERNAL STUDENTS
Northampton School for Boys, Billing Road, Northampton, NN1 5RT
01604 230240