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Northampton School for Boys

Northampton School for Boys

Year 7 Admissions for September 2024 Entry

Important Year 7 Admissions Update

All students and their parents/carers who are considering an application to Northampton School for Boys for a place in Year 7 for September 2024 are warmly invited to attend a Presentation Evening on either Monday 18th September 2023 or Wednesday 20th  September 2023 and to book onto a morning tour of the school between Monday 25th September and Thursday 28th September 2023.

Presentation Evening And Tour Information Page

Please remember that the deadline for applications for Year 7 September 2024 entry is by midnight on Tuesday 31st October 2022. 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 Evenings

Virtual Video Tour of the school

Admissions Presentation (video version) - to follow Presentation Evenings

Admissions Presentation (text version) - to follow Presentation Evenings

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

General Application Information

Admissions Quick Guide

Year 7 Admissions Timelines for September 2024 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 2023/24

The deadline for applications is midnight on Tuesday 31st October 2023.

Both the Local Authority application form and the Northampton School for Boys Supplementary Information Form should be completed.

We will email all applicants by the end of the day on Friday 10th November 2023 with their time for the Common Ability Test which takes place on Saturday 18th November 2023.


Please note that you must complete an application to the Local Authority area that you live in. If you live in Northamptonshire this may be West Northamptonshire, or, it could be North Northamptonshire.  Local Authority Applications went live on 8th September 2023.

Please follow this link to the ‘Secondary School Place' information page on the West Northamptonshire website for further details on how to apply.

Click here to complete the Local Authority application form if you live in West Northants

Click here to complete the Local Authority application form if you live in North Northants


Aptitude Test links will go live following the Presentation Evenings.

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 admissions presentation and FAQs before booking a place on these. To book a place, please click on the links below.


Technology Aptitude Test Day information

Music Aptitude Test Day information

Please note that these links will go live following the Presentation Evenings.  


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