Northampton High School A GSG School
- Northampton High School
Newport Pagnell Road
- Head: Dr Helen Stringer
- T 01604 765765
- F 01604 709418
- E email@example.com
- W www.northamptonhigh.gdst.net
- A mainstream independent school for girls aged from 11 to 19 with a linked junior school
- Boarding: No
- Local authority: Northamptonshire
- Pupils: 469
- Religion: Not Applicable
- Fees: £13,356 pa
- Open days: October, March and May
- Review: View The Good Schools Guide Review
- ISI report: View the ISI report
- Linked schools: Northampton High Junior School
What The Good Schools Guide says..
Parents a mix of professional types, county set and self-employed, very supportive of school. 'It has a real buzz about it,' one mother told us, while another said: 'The school seems to embrace everything and everybody. When we go to...
What the school says...
Northampton High School 11+ entrance examinations consist of: maths, English and verbal reasoning (VR). No past papers given but practice papers can be bought from high street retailers and via the internet.
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2015 Good Schools Guide Awards
- Best performance by Girls taking Additional Science at an English Independent School (GCSE)
- Best performance by Girls taking Statistics at an English Independent School (GCSE)
- Excellent performance by Girls taking Science (Core) at an English Independent School (GCSE)
All-through school (for example 3-18 years). - An all-through school covers junior and senior education. It may start at 3 or 4, or later, and continue through to 16 or 18. Some all-through schools set exams at 11 or 13 that pupils must pass to move on.
What The Good Schools Guide saysParents a mix of professional types, county set and self-employed, very supportive of school. 'It has a real buzz about it,' one mother told us, while another said: 'The school seems to embrace everything and everybody. When we go to a concert or play the pupils do everything, whether they're conducting the orchestra or doing the lights. I really feel the girls are being prepared for...
Since September 2015, Dr Helen Stringer, previously vice-principal (curriculum) at the Stephen Perse Foundation. Educated at Danum Grammar School in Doncaster, Yorkshire; history degree from Bristol; completed her masters and doctorate, specialising in mid-16th century England, at Sussex; teacher training at the Institute of Education in London. Over 20 years of teaching experience includes Channing, JAGS and Leicester Grammar.
Head of junior school since September 2012, Mr Ross Urquhart BSc...
Special Education Needs
SEN is a whole school issue. The school's aims are to provide equal opportunities to develop all students' talents and abilities to their full potential, ensuring that students with special educational needs have full access to the curriculum. With this in mind, these aims are met through a whole-school approach to Special Needs provision with all teaching staff taking responsibility for meeting individual needs. Additional support is available from the Learning Support Department who provide support in class, individual and group sessions.
|Condition||Provision for in school|
|ASD - Autistic Spectrum Disorder||Y|
|Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorders||Y|
|CReSTeD registered for Dyslexia|
|English as an additional language (EAL)|
|Has an entry in the Autism Services Directory|
|Has SEN unit or class|
|HI - Hearing Impairment|
|MLD - Moderate Learning Difficulty|
|MSI - Multi-Sensory Impairment|
|Natspec Specialist Colleges|
|OTH - Other Difficulty/Disability|
|Other SpLD - Specific Learning Difficulty|
|PD - Physical Disability|
|PMLD - Profound and Multiple Learning Difficulty|
|SEMH - Social, Emotional and Mental Health|
|SLCN - Speech, Language and Communication|
|SLD - Severe Learning Difficulty|
|Special facilities for Visually Impaired|
|SpLD - Specific Learning Difficulty|
|VI - Visual Impairment|