Northampton High Junior School A GSG School
- Northampton High Junior School
Newport Pagnell Road
- Head: Mr Ross Urquhart
- T 01604 667979
- F 01604 877913
- E firstname.lastname@example.org
- W www.northamptonhigh.gdst.net
- A mainstream independent school for girls aged from 3 to 11 with a linked senior school
- Boarding: No
- Local authority: Northamptonshire
- Pupils: 176
- Religion: Not Applicable
- Fees: £9,981 - £10,230 pa
- Open days: October, January, March, May
- Review: View The Good Schools Guide Review
- Linked schools: Northampton High School
What The Good Schools Guide says..
Virtually all progress to senior school. ‘Robust tracking system’ and any concerns get flagged up early on but school says, ‘We very rarely find ourselves in that situation’. Not completely full at the moment - ‘possibly due to our selective entry, not that it’s particularly high,’ says school...
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What The Good Schools Guide says
Head of junior school
Since September 2012, Mr Ross Urquhart BSc (early 40s). Previously head of Broughton Manor Prep School and deputy head of Milton Keynes Prep School.
A PE and geography graduate from Brunel University, he has a passion for sport (tennis and skiing) and has taught all junior school subjects. Married to Nicola; they have two daughters, both at the school.
Pupils admitted to nursery (open for 46 weeks of the year) on a first come, first served basis. After that main entry points are reception, year 3, year 5 and (increasingly) year 6. Prospective pupils visit for a half day, doing assessments in English and maths, before hearing whether they've got a place. Not completely full at the moment – 'possibly due to our selective entry, not that it's...