July 18, 2017
Saturday 15th July saw the Hotshots awards evening. Hayden C of Q6 won Quinton House Player of the Year. Ex Saints and Rugby International, Paul Grayson, gave Hayden his award.
July 13, 2017
Yesterday saw our annual Sports Awards evening to celebrate sporting success from the last academic year. The event provided a real showcase for the talent we have here at QHS.
July 13, 2017
Yesterday afternoon saw our nursery graduation ceremony for our older nursery pupils who are moving up to Reception class in September. Miss Parker collated a wonderful selection of photographs from the children’s time in nursery which the children took great delight in!
July 12, 2017
Yesterday saw the annual Junior School awards recognising individuals’ talent in specific subjects as well as those who’ve shown great endeavour. It was a wonderful celebration of achievement among our Junior School pupils which was complemented beautifully by great musical performances from our very own pupils.
July 7, 2017
Last weekend Q7 pupil, Abbey Jelf-Barrow, won 2 golds and 2 bronzes in the Warwickshire and Staffordshire regional competitions for Synchronised Swimming. She was awarded gold for her individual duet, gold for her team performance and bronze for another duet and team.
July 4, 2017
Parents and staff were treated to a day of sporting brilliance as middle school pupils battled it out on the track today. Pupils donned their house colours in a bid to win the most points!
July 3, 2017
From Nursery to Q2, pupils took their places today for a very special Lower School sports day. Track and field events included the sprint, discus, long jump, javelin and marathon! Great technique was demonstrated and friendly rivalry made for a wonderful morning.
June 30, 2017
This morning, Q2 had a fabulous morning picking strawberries. This was followed by making jam in the senior school Food Tech room. The children have learnt about plants this term, and this session enabled them to see for themselves what can be done with plants that we eat.
June 30, 2017
This week Quinton House School pupils supported The Lewis Foundation, a charitable organisation that provides comfort and happiness to cancer patients receiving cancer treatment on all wards within Northampton General Hospital, by holding a mufti day and in return donating items to be included in gift bags for patients.
June 30, 2017
Congratulations to Q5 & Q6 and all staff who put on a fabulous production of Mystery at Magpie Manor last night.
June 29, 2017
QHS has won the Sporting Achievement award at the 2017 Northamptonshire Education Awards, held at Wicksteed Park yesterday evening, with the u16 netball team who made it to the National Schools finals earlier this year. Watch out for coverage in the local press!
June 27, 2017
Saturday saw an amazing night with +100 parents of QHS at the Parent Ball to mark 70 years of Quinton House as a school. Great food and a live band were enjoyed by all.
June 26, 2017
June 19, 2017
Thank you to everyone who came along to the Fun Day on Saturday. We were blessed with a glorious day and great fun was had by all! Visitors enjoyed fabulous demonstrations from Gymnastricks, Liberty Drum Marching Band and taekwondo. Children also had a brilliant time meeting and petting animals in the small animal cuddle experience, including a bearded dragon, a giant rabbit and a majestic giant
June 16, 2017
The QHS U16 Netball Team have been nominated and shortlisted as a finalist at the forthcoming annual Northamptonshire Education Awards in the Sporting Achievement category for their success in this year’s national school netball competition.
June 15, 2017
Just before half term Q9 pupils traveled to Ypres in Belgium so support the history curriculum on World War 2.
June 14, 2017
On Monday this week pupils took part in a singathon to raise awareness of National Carers Week. The pupils performed beautifully. Their performances were filmed and live streamed on the Northamptonshire Carers Facebook page.
June 7, 2017
Just before half term around 30 individual pupils took part in the Northampton Festival. This is an amazing number and saw Quinton House represented in both Music and Drama categories.
Former Quinton House School Pupil who Inspired Michael Morpurgo’s ‘Running Wild’ Visits Year 7 English Pupils
May 26, 2017
Former Quinton House Pupil, Amber Owen, the inspiration behind the former children’s laureate and bestselling author of War Horse, Michael Morpurgo’s hugely successful book, Running Wild met yesterday with year 7 English pupils alongside her Mother Samantha Miles.
May 25, 2017
As part of the GCSE Food Preparation and Nutrition course, students are required to learn and confidently demonstrate a wide range of cooking skills. On 25th May Q10 students took part in a masterclass with professional chef, Simon Cook from Chartwells Independent, to develop some of the higher level practical skills further through demonstrations and a cooking session.
May 23, 2017
On 9th May bronze shoes designed and made by GCSE art pupils, as part of a project with Keepmoat Homes, were unveiled at an event at the Keepmoat office at Upton Place. The shoes are now sited across the Upton Place housing development as part of a sculpture trail.
May 15, 2017
David Capel, former Northamptonshire and England cricketer, leading a bowling masterclass with our Year 3 and Year 4 boys!
May 5, 2017
The GCSE Drama students completed their course on Thursday 4th May with two unique and emotional performances at Northampton School for Boys. Both pieces were based on the theme set by the exam board which was ‘Looking Backwards/Looking Forwards’ and the students devised everything themselves. This included developing the plot and characters, writing the script and coming up with original ideas for staging. They also designed the lighting and sound which made the performances so mesmerising. Well done to all!
April 28, 2017
Q3 and Q4 had a fantastic time at Kingswood! The children were all extremely well behaved, polite and positive (even after very little sleep). The children participated in: rock climbing, campfire, shelter building, scrap bottle rocket challenge, orienteering, nightline, zipwire, abseiling and caving.