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!
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 […]