March 21, 2017
Yesterday QR pupils were treated to a visit from the Fire Brigade as part of their topic, ‘People who Help us’. The firemen showed the children the clothing and equipment they wear and were given the opportunity to hold the fire hose and climb aboard the fire engine!
March 21, 2017
Our U16s netball team competed valiantly in the National Schools Finals on the weekend, coming 6th overall. The girls put on an amazing performance and represented the school brilliantly.
March 10, 2017
Today Q6 held a charity cake sale to raise money for Teenage Cancer Trust. Well done to those involved. There were some truly tasty looking cakes on sale, including cupcakes, rocky road, cookies and flapjacks. A beautiful spread!
March 10, 2017
A pair of wandering French troubadours came to Quinton House School today to perform their play, le café to year 7-13 pupils. There was comedy, music and audience participation in this lively production conducted entirely in French. Brilliant listening practice for those preparing for exams!
March 9, 2017
Q7 and 8 came 2nd overall in the Northampton Saints 7s Tournament and this means they have progressed to the finals day which will be held at Northampton Saints on the main pitch on 27th April. They were amazing and a credit to the school.
March 9, 2017
GCSE Art Students have spent today in a felt workshop, creating pieces for their coursework portfolio. The students showed great creativity and concentration in creating some striking and beautiful pieces. Well done to all involved. See the full gallery of photographs here.
March 8, 2017
The Quinton House School Parents’ Association warmly invites parents, family and friends to the Quinton House School Spring Fayre on Saturday 25th March 2.00pm-3.30pm in the Junior School Courtyard. Come along for lots of fun activities including: • Easter Egg Hunt • Easter Bonnet Parade • Raffle • Jewellery Stalls […]
March 7, 2017
Q4DH have been chitting two varieties of potato and today planted them outside! They will now be monitoring their growth and what happens beneath the soil by conducting a micro grow in a bottle. This activity links to elements of the maths, science, and literacy curriculum, as well as healthy […]
March 3, 2017
Q9-Q13 pupils have today attended a careers assembly led by John Henderson, a Commercial Manager from Hellmann Worldwide Logistics Ltd, who talked about careers in the logistics sector, how Northampton is at the cutting edge of the industry, the competencies required for a successful career in logistics and the earning […]
March 2, 2017
Pupils have truly embraced World Book Day today with Nursery & Junior School staff and pupils dressing up as their favourite book characters, Q6 doing original writing in the Senior School and staff and pupils taking selfies of themselves with their favourite books. Follow us on Twitter to see all […]
February 28, 2017
Well done to two Year 6 pupils, Isabelle Phipps and Felicity Hamilton who play hockey for Northampton Saints Hockey Club who came second in an U12 tournament last Sunday which saw them qualify for the regional competition in a couple of weeks time. Well done to both girls and we […]
February 27, 2017
Our very own Oscar Goody represented Quinton House brilliantly on the weekend as mascot for Northampton Saints. He was mascot along with another boy for the Saints v Worcester game on Saturday which the Saints won. He stood still for 1 minute with the team to remember the late Dan […]
February 24, 2017
At QHS we are getting ready for World Book Day on Thursday 2nd March! There is lots planned! Junior School pupils are dressing up as their favourite book character, in the Senior School we will be entering the National ‘Design a Book Token’ competition and we’re also asking pupils and […]
February 10, 2017
Today Catering Manager, Mr Davies, leaves us after 4.5 years at the school. In this time he has kept all the pupils and staff fed and watered, and catered for a wide variety of events from sports teas to open days, concerts and sports days. We would like to say a massive thank […]
February 7, 2017
GCSEs in England are being reformed and will be graded with a new scale from 9 to 1, with 9 being the highest grade. English literature, English language and maths will be the first subjects to be graded in this way from August 2017. The subjects with the highest numbers […]
February 7, 2017
Thursday 2nd February 2017 Wellingborough School vs QHS Team: Folarin O, William M, Matthew B, Jack B, Romano M, Blake R, Alex G, Louis H, Louis C, Luke P, Seb D, Bodie H, Ozzy J-C. Match Report: Quinton house started the game strongly and their effort levels never dropped throughout […]
February 6, 2017
Monday 30th January 2017 QHS U12/13’s As V Radcliffe. 9:15 Today’s game result doesn’t show how hard and well we played. Both Tilly and Gaia worked well supporting each other in the D. With good defence from Hannah and Lucille and some great interceptions and passes from Liv and Olivia. […]
January 30, 2017
The girls have done it! They’ve qualified for the nationals! The team involved in Saturday’s regional netball tournament were as follows: Holly W (captain) Ashleigh I Eve W Melissa R Sophie H Tabitha B Libby S Millie W Jess H And the results from the day were as follows: Loughborough […]
January 26, 2017
Q5 & Q6 pupils attended the 2017 Young Voices event at the LG Arena in Birmingham yesterday and sang their hearts out with thousands of other children as part of this amazing and memorable community singing event. A brilliant time was had by all.
January 23, 2017
Here’s captain, Megan Ransford’s match report from last Wednesday’s U11s netball match against Beachborough. Quinton House under 11 netball team won convincingly with a 16-5 victory against Beachborough. The girls worked well as a team attacking and feeding the ball to the D almost seamlessly. Eloise and Isabella were the […]
January 23, 2017
The following piece by Ms Cozens was recently published in the Northamptonshire Telegraph. It focuses on the importance of developing the whole child. What makes a child well-educated? In over twenty-five years of teaching, this is the question I have repeatedly come back to. If asked at the beginning of […]
January 20, 2017
Q4DH have been very busy learning about solids, liquids and gases. To begin with, the children had to find out how the particles are formed depending on which state of matter they belonged to. They investigated whether a solid can be a liquid at the same time by conducting a […]
January 18, 2017
Here are 2 match reports from yesterday’s (17th January) netball captains. Polly Wilmott Q9 Captain The U14 match against Akeley Wood School (Cognita rivals) was an exciting game with a sore of 14-2 to us. We were 11-0 up by half time and dominating possession so Miss Power used the […]
January 17, 2017
Yesterday (16th January) saw the first football match of the season for years 6/7 at Wootton Park School. After a shaky start going 1-0 down in the first 5 minutes we came back strong equalising a few minutes later. We had a strong attacking line up and with the help […]
January 16, 2017
We are delighted to announce the official launch of World Challenge 2018. The World Challenge programme is a once in a lifetime opportunity, designed to hone teamwork and leadership skills, boost confidence and self-esteem, promote global awareness and enhance employment prospects. The idea of World Challenge is that pupils run […]
January 11, 2017
Following Quinton pupils’ performance of Macbeth at the Shakespeare Schools Festival (SSF) in November we have now received the official appraisal from Nuala Maguire of SSF. Nuala says, ‘This was a riveting piece of storytelling. Macabre, eerie and captivating!’ Click here to see the full report. Well done to pupils once again […]
December 16, 2016
Yesterday evening it was the turn of Q5-Q8 to stage their Christmas concert. We enjoyed a variety of festive instrumental and singing performances as well as some great readings. Well done pupils and Miss Stone! See more photos in our gallery here.
December 15, 2016
Yesterday evening saw a wonderful Christmas concert by Q9-Q13 in St Michael’s Church. The programme was packed with amazing talent including the Quinton Jazz group, our woodwind ensemble, the Quinton Quintet, soloist singers and instrumentalists, and individual readings. Contemporary tunes were mixed with more traditional carols, all delighting the audience. […]