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Northampton School for Boys

Northampton School for Boys

Year 7 Admissions for September 2022 Entry

Important Year 7 Admissions Update

All students who are considering an application to Northampton School for Boys for a place in Year 7 for September 2022 are warmly invited to attend a Presentation Morning and tour of the school between Wednesday 22nd September and Wednesday 6th October 2021.

These mornings will replace the Presentation Evenings, originally scheduled to take place on Wednesday 22nd and Thursday 23rd September 2021 and the Open Evening on Thursday 30th September 2021.

Presentation Morning and Tour Information Page

Please remember that the deadline for applications for Year 7 September 2022 entry is 5.00pm on Sunday 31st October. It is recommended that you read the full details of our admissions process which can be found below, before applying to the school.

Information to support the Presentation Mornings

Welcome to the school - Chair of Governors

Virtual Video Tour of the school - Please note: the footage in this virtual tour contains some film taken before Covid-19 measures were imposed.

Admissions Presentation (video version) - Senior Deputy Headmaster

Admissions Presentation (text version) - Senior Deputy Headmaster

Please note that the Headmaster's welcome speech and the address by the Head Boy/Head Girl will be delivered live at the Presentation Mornings. 

General Application Information

Admissions Quick Guide

Year 7 Admissions Timelines for September 2022 Entry

School Information Booklet for Applicants (PDF version)

School Information Booklet for Applicants (interactive version)


Ofsted Report


NSB Videos - General videos of the school.

Admissions Policy and Application Form 

NSB Year 7 Determined Admissions Policy 2021/22

Please note that this policy has been updated to comply with the School Admissions Code 2021 which came into force on 1st September 2021 and replaces any previous versions published by the school in line with the School Admissions Code 2014.

Please note that the deadline for applications of 5.00pm on Sunday 31st October 2021 has now passed.  All applications made directly to us after this deadline are considered as Late Applications.  The link to our application form below is no longer live, however if you wish to make a Late Application, please contact the Admissions Officer at the school.

Please follow this link to the  ‘Applying for a Secondary School Place in West Northamptonshire 2022/23’ information booklet which contains details of how to complete the Local Authority application form.



Please note that the closing date for the Aptitude Tests has now passed.

Aptitude Test Information - please note that these tests are not a compulsory part of the admissions process and you are strongly advised to listen to or read the Senior Deputy Headmaster's presentation and FAQs before booking a place on these. Booking for these are now live on the links below.  


Technology Aptitude Test Day information

Music Aptitude Test Day information

Please find below links to the EVENTBRITE website


The closing date for the Technology Aptitude Test is Thursday 7th October 2021 at 9:00am


The closing date for the Music Aptitude Test is Thursday 14th October 2021 at 9:00am

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