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Northampton Academy receives national recognition for staff wellbeing strategy
06 September 2021

Northampton Academy receives national recognition for staff wellbeing strategy

Marking a successful start to the new academic year, students and staff at Northampton Academy are celebrating after the school received a ‘We Invest in Wellbeing’ silver accreditation from Investors in People.

Northampton Academy student wins top prize in international art competition
10 March 2021

Northampton Academy student wins top prize in international art competition

Northampton Academy is celebrating after one of its students took home first place at an international art competition. Year 11 student, Anastasija, was last week crowned winner of United Learning’s International Art Competition.  

Northampton Academy Unveils New Dedicated STEM Area
15 October 2020

Northampton Academy Unveils New Dedicated STEM Area

Fully redeveloped area includes new science labs, classrooms and an open plan learning space. New facilities are dedicated to supporting the school’s impressive STEM programme.

Northampton Academy's Annual 'My Culture Day' Goes Virtual
29 June 2020

Northampton Academy's Annual 'My Culture Day' Goes Virtual

School hosts online ‘My Culture Day’ as part of its impressive ‘Character At Home’ programme.Students take part in special challenges to learn about and celebrate different cultures.

Northampton Academy Continues to Pave the Way for Character Education
30 April 2020

Northampton Academy Continues to Pave the Way for Character Education

Students take part in special leadership and enrichment programme ‘Character at Home’ during distance learning period. New at-home initiative is inspired by successful Education with Character programme already in place at the Academy.

Northampton Academy on the Road to Becoming 'Outstanding'
04 December 2019

Northampton Academy on the Road to Becoming 'Outstanding'

School maintains ‘Good’ rating in glowing Ofsted report.
Inspectors praised pupils who “achieve highly” and exhibit “exemplary behaviour”.
Report notes “highly ambitious” curriculum put in place by supportive, expert leadership.
 

Progress reaches new heights at Northampton Academy
17 October 2019

Progress reaches new heights at Northampton Academy

Students and staff at Northampton Academy are celebrating the school’s highest Progress 8 score to date after the Department of Education released new league tables today.

Best ever GCSE results at Northampton Academy
22 August 2019

Best ever GCSE results at Northampton Academy

Celebrations are underway at Northampton Academy today after the school achieved its best set of GCSE results to date.

Northampton Academy celebrates continued A Level success
15 August 2019

Northampton Academy celebrates continued A Level success

Students at Northampton Academy are celebrating today after receiving another strong set of results at A Level and in vocational courses.  

Academy welcomed over a hundred delegates from schools around the country to celebrate the impact of an education with character
19 July 2019

Academy welcomed over a hundred delegates from schools around the country to celebrate the impact of an education with character

Last week, Northampton Academy held a national ‘Character Conference’ to discuss what it means to provide an education with character to young people.

School hosts seven children’s authors for week of literary talks and workshops
19 July 2019

School hosts seven children’s authors for week of literary talks and workshops

This week, Northampton Academy has welcomed seven children’s authors to deliver talks and literary workshops to students as part of the school’s 2019 LitFest.

Feeding Britain's Future Workshop
11 October 2018

Feeding Britain's Future Workshop

A group of Year 12 students who are studying STEM-related subjects enjoyed two-hour workshop, “Selling my Skills to a Prospective Employer”.

Champion Mia Runs to Victory in the Northants Sport 5K Series
10 October 2018

Champion Mia Runs to Victory in the Northants Sport 5K Series

Year 11 prefect Mia has been demonstrating Northampton Academy's core values of Determination and Ambition by winning her category in the Northamptonshire 5K Series,  part of the Northamptonshire Sport ‘Get Active’ initiative.  

Northampton Academy sustains GCSE success
23 August 2018

Northampton Academy sustains GCSE success

Students and staff at Northampton Academy are celebrating after students received their GCSE results today.

A* and Cambridge success for students at Northampton Academy
16 August 2018

A* and Cambridge success for students at Northampton Academy

Students and staff at Northampton Academy are celebrating their A Level success today with three of its students achieving 3 A*s in their results -  a first for the Academy - and many others going on to their first choice of universities.

Northamptonshire anti-bullying ambassadors to take skills back to their schools
26 April 2018

Northamptonshire anti-bullying ambassadors to take skills back to their schools

A Northampton school has hosted a training day in conjunction with Anti Bullying Pro, part of the Diana Award programme.

Northampton Academy named Champion School by National Citizen Service
15 December 2017

Northampton Academy named Champion School by National Citizen Service

Northampton Academy has been awarded Champion School status by the NCS EM1, the regional provider of the National Citizen Service (NCS), a flagship youth programme for 16 and 17-year-olds. The status has been awarded to those institutions who, like Northampton Academy, have excelled in promoting the programme and recruiting young people to take part over the last academic year.

Creative Northampton students to launch their own breakfast bar (via Northampton Chronicle & Echo)
07 November 2017

Creative Northampton students to launch their own breakfast bar (via Northampton Chronicle & Echo)

A trio of students from Northampton Academy have designed, created and marketed a breakfast bar, which will be produced and sold to students via the school’s food outlets.

Northampton-based building suppliers share coding know-how (via Northampton Chronicle & Echo)
26 October 2017

Northampton-based building suppliers share coding know-how (via Northampton Chronicle & Echo)

Software engineers from Travis Perkins’ head office paid a visit to Northampton Academy to share their coding know-how with its Year 10 students.

Northampton Academy Celebrates Best Ever GCSE Results
24 August 2017

Northampton Academy Celebrates Best Ever GCSE Results

62% of students achieved five or more A* to C grades including 4 or above in both English and maths – up from last year.  44% of students also achieved the new grade 5 or above in both English and maths.

University Success for Northampton Academy Students
17 August 2017

University Success for Northampton Academy Students

All students applying to university successfully gained places, with a number heading to Russell Group institutions

Students build leadership at Wellington College residential
16 August 2017

Students build leadership at Wellington College residential

Students in Years 8 to 10 from secondary schools across United Learning joined up for a three-day social leadership residential at Wellington College.

Northampton Academy old boys and girls return to inspire current sixth formers (via Northampton Chronicle & Echo)
25 July 2017

Northampton Academy old boys and girls return to inspire current sixth formers (via Northampton Chronicle & Echo)

More than 20 former Northampton Academy students have been reunited for an ‘Alumni Afternoon’, where they joined current sixth formers and staff to share their experiences.

Local businesses flock to Northampton school to help mentor students (via Northampton Chronicle & Echo)
11 April 2017

Local businesses flock to Northampton school to help mentor students (via Northampton Chronicle & Echo)

A Northampton school has welcomed firms and education mentors to run careers workshops with year 10 and year 12 students as part of the school’s ‘Maximise Your Potential’ day.

Northampton Academy students judge teachers’ talents for Red Nose Day!
04 April 2017

Northampton Academy students judge teachers’ talents for Red Nose Day!

On Friday 24th March, Northampton Academy held a day of entertainment for Red Nose Day 2017.

Students win Tomorrow’s Engineers EEP Robotics Space Challenge
04 April 2017

Students win Tomorrow’s Engineers EEP Robotics Space Challenge

Northampton Academy is delighted to be the winning team for the Space Project Presentation, in the Midlands heat of Tomorrow’s Engineers EEP Robotics Space Challenge 2017.

Big-hearted students team-up to donate 147 shoeboxes filled with gifts to children overseas  (via Northampton Chronicle)
28 November 2016

Big-hearted students team-up to donate 147 shoeboxes filled with gifts to children overseas (via Northampton Chronicle)

Northampton students donate 147 boxes filled with gifts to send to less fortunate children around the world.

UnitedApp Case Study
16 November 2016

UnitedApp Case Study

In September 2015, United Learning launched its UnitedApp competition for a second year in partnership with 7billionideas.

Northampton Academy Celebrates Highest Ever GCSE Results
25 August 2016

Northampton Academy Celebrates Highest Ever GCSE Results

Students at Northampton Academy are celebrating today after receiving their highest ever GCSE results with  57% of students gaining five or more A*-C grades including English and maths, a 12% point increase on last year’s results.

One in five Northampton Academy students set to study at Russell Group universities (via Northampton Chronicle)
18 August 2016

One in five Northampton Academy students set to study at Russell Group universities (via Northampton Chronicle)

Students and staff at Northampton Academy are today celebrating another strong set of A Level results with grades improving on last year’s results.

United Learning Summer School
27 July 2016

United Learning Summer School

Year 12 students from across the Group participated in a Social Science focussed summer school at Loughborough University, funded by the United Learning Partnership Fund

Spirit of Rio Day 10: Teachers at Northampton Academy reflect on their Spirit of Rio experience
01 July 2016

Spirit of Rio Day 10: Teachers at Northampton Academy reflect on their Spirit of Rio experience

Northampton Academy was one of five schools across United Learning to successfully apply for funding to stage their elaborate plans for the Spirit of Rio festival.

Winning Schools’ Bids are Announced for Spirit Of Rio 2016
11 April 2016

Winning Schools’ Bids are Announced for Spirit Of Rio 2016

Five United Learning schools have successfully qualified for funding from the Group to put in motion their ambitious plans for the Spirit of Rio festival this summer.

Greenacre Students are Crowned UnitedApp2016 Winners
23 March 2016

Greenacre Students are Crowned UnitedApp2016 Winners

A group of Year 9 students from Greenacre School for Girls have been crowned champions of United Learning’s national UnitedApp competition for 2016.

Enterprise Ambassadors Speak Out (via The Link)
24 February 2016

Enterprise Ambassadors Speak Out (via The Link)

Have you ever been asked what you want to be when you grow up?

Unitedapp 2016 Final is Fast Approaching
22 February 2016

Unitedapp 2016 Final is Fast Approaching

Students across United Learning are gearing up for the final of the 2016 UnitedApp competition next month.

 Opera Comes to Life at United Learning Schools
29 January 2016

Opera Comes to Life at United Learning Schools

English Pocket Opera Company to bring opera to 7,500 pupils across United Learning’s schools

Ashford School Brings Virtual ‘United Classroom’ to Life
06 November 2015

Ashford School Brings Virtual ‘United Classroom’ to Life

Ashford School has hosted a national residential workshop for A Level students from around the country who normally only meet via their online lessons.

Northampton Academy showcases link to business world during visit from Education Minister (via Northampton Chronicle)
19 October 2015

Northampton Academy showcases link to business world during visit from Education Minister (via Northampton Chronicle)

Education Minister Sam Gyimah visited Northampton Academy to see the work being done to prepare school children for life in the business world.

Northampton Academy launch The National Enterprise Challenge 2016 with Theo Paphitis at the Houses of Parliament
15 October 2015

Northampton Academy launch The National Enterprise Challenge 2016 with Theo Paphitis at the Houses of Parliament

On 5th October, Mrs Karen Betty and Enterprise Ambassadors from Northampton Academy were invited to launch The National Enterprise Challenge (TNEC) 2016 at the Houses of Parliament with Theo Paphitis and former Shadow Education Secretary, Tristram Hunt.

Northampton Academy Students Celebrate A Level Success
13 August 2015

Northampton Academy Students Celebrate A Level Success

Fourth Oxbridge success for academy

United Learning Students and Staff Receive Special Recognition at Secondary Best in Everyone Awards
08 July 2015

United Learning Students and Staff Receive Special Recognition at Secondary Best in Everyone Awards

On Friday 3 July, United Learning celebrated the achievements of its students and staff at its annual Secondary Best in Everyone Awards Evening.

Scientists in Schools Symposium at Northampton Academy
06 July 2015

Scientists in Schools Symposium at Northampton Academy

Northampton Academy was very pleased to be asked to host a Science Symposium with Oxford International Biomedical Centre (OIBC).

Students excel in roundabout project (via the Northampton Chronicle)
01 June 2015

Students excel in roundabout project (via the Northampton Chronicle)

A group of Northampton Academy students who came up with their own ideas to improve traffic flow in a busy area of Northampton have been presented with engineering awards. 

Northampton Academy students win gold for traffic work
02 June 2015

Northampton Academy students win gold for traffic work

Three year 12 students have been awarded the Gold Crest Award by the Engineering Development Trust for their project to improve traffic flow in a busy area in Northampton.

Students attend Debrett's, London for mentoring programme
11 May 2015

Students attend Debrett's, London for mentoring programme

Five Year 12 students from Northampton Academy were privileged to attend a one day mentoring programme at Debrett's, London. The students were selected to attend on their academic performance alongside an application process.

 Northampton Academy student makes a big bang at science competition
27 April 2015

Northampton Academy student makes a big bang at science competition

Northampton Academy are very proud to congratulate Year 13 student, Boateng, for winning the Google Creative Technologies Award at the 2015 National Science and Engineering Competition at the Big Bang Fair.

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