Northampton High School

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Newport Pagnell Road
Hardingstone
Northampton
NN4 6UU
01604 765765
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Pupils
592
Cake
Ages
2 - 18
Gender
Gender
Girls only
Building
Type
Other independent school
Mr ofsted
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NATIONAL AVG. 2.04
Independent inspection report
98%
NATIONAL AVG. 60%
5+ GCSEs grade 9-4 (standard pass or above) or A*-C including English and maths
97%
NATIONAL AVG. 40%
GCSE Grade 5 (strong pass) or above in both English and maths
Absence
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Secondary Data
Explained for parents
34%
NATIONAL AVG. 13%
3 A levels at AAB or higher inc. two facilitating subjects
Absence
43.2
A level average point score
NATIONAL AVERAGE 33.6
B
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Average A level result
NATIONAL AVERAGE C+
Value added
+0.09
A level progress score
GCSE to A level
NATIONAL AVERAGE -0.01
Opening door
Day
Boarding Type
Graduation hat
Available
Scholarship Status
Teaching board
£3,250
to
£4,777
Day Fees Per Term
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School Description

Northampton High School is an independent day school for girls aged 2-18 years. The school was founded in 1878 and became part of the Girls Day School Trust in June 2007. From Nursery to the Sixth Form, outstanding success is achieved through a broad and challenging curriculum, with exciting lessons which take learning to a high level, combined with attention to each girl's individual progress.

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Last update: 02 July 2019
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We warmly invite you to visit our school at one of our three annual Open Days or at an individual visit. Please click on the links below to book or contact our Registrar with questions. 

You are welcome to bring your daughter and any other family or friends who would like to see the school.
 

Northampton High School Open Events 
     

Whole School Open Day
Saturday 5 October 2019
10am – 1pm
 

EYFS Family Fun Morning
Saturday 16 November 2019
10am – 12pm
 

JS STEM Taster Morning
Saturday 16 November 2019
10am – 1pm
 

Whole School Open Day
Thursday 5 March 2020
4:30pm – 6:30pm
 

Whole School Open Day
Friday 6 March 2020
9:30am – 12pm
 

Whole School Open Day
Friday 1 May 2020
8am – 12pm

Click here to book one of our open events >>

 

A personal visit

Coming to one of our open events is a good introduction to our school. To take the conversation about your daughter and what the High School can do for her to a deeper level, we recommend a personal visit.

Come and take a personal tour with one of our Sixth Form students (for Seniors) or the Head of Junior School (for Juniors). You can see the school in action and we can tailor the tour to your interests.

Come and meet the Headmistress and, over a cup of coffee or tea, we can begin to focus on the particular questions you and your daughter have as you find out more about her High School education. The Director of Sixth Form is also on hand to talk about the Sixth Form experience and offer guidance on choices.

Please contact us on [email protected] or 01604 765765 (option 2 for Admissions) to arrange a personal tour at a time to suit you and your family.

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WHY GIRLS ONLY?

 

 

We provide an invigorating single-sex environment in which our students can thrive. Our School is a place where each girl is given the freedom and the support to be the best she can be, ready to face the world and take on its challenges.Without enforced gender boundaries, the sheer liberation that a single sex education can provide enables each girl to fulfil their potential in every field and at every age. Confidence grows immeasurably, girls get used to taking a lead and having a voice; choices are bold, successes are celebrated and there are no limits - life is there for the taking.

At single-sex schools, girls are the leaders – head of school, captain of sport, leader of the debating society. They find their voices, and get used to the challenges of leadership. Similarly, in the classroom they can take intellectual risks, ask questions, or make judgements without worrying about ‘looking stupid in front of boys’.

In short, an all-girls school builds risk-taking and resilience. In working life, these attributes are essential. Young women need to be brave enough to ask a question at a big meeting, or to disagree with the crowd view. They need to be able to handle the vagaries and unfairnesses of life, to try, and fail, and try again.

We are proud to be part of the Girls' Day School Trust:

 

 

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OUR HAPPY NURSERY AND JUNIOR SCHOOL


 

We offer a girls' education from Nursery and Reception right through to helping pupils enter their first choice university.

"The younger girls exude enjoyment and warmth." ISI Inspection Report 

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