We've recently been catching up with some of our alumni from across the years and discussing with them their time at Quinton House School how it prepared them for their life beyond. The first in this series is with Gavin Nullatamby. Gavin lives and works in Northampton, and joined us at Quinton House in 1988 when he was 10 years old and left us in
Back in 2005, Jamie Oliver campaigned to ensure that children had access to healthy and balanced school dinners, it raised awareness of the nutritional importance of what goes into a school lunch. At Quinton House School, we are passionate about providing all of our students with a balanced and nutritionally rich meal every day, but what are the benefits of doing so?
This week our Junior School athletes competed in the Junior School ISA Midlands Championships and we are delighted that we now have talented athletes from the Junior and Senior Schools competing in the National Finals at the Alexandra Stadium, Birmingham.
If you are based in the the Northampton area and are looking for the best education for your child or children, at Quinton House School we are dedicated to providing the best educational experience for each and every one of our students.
It would take a long time to highlight everything that Northampton has to offer, so we have rounded up our favourite places that we think are of particular interest. Whether you are looking for things to do and places to go during the school summer holidays, or maybe just a day out at the weekend, these locations should be at the top of your list.
The Voice of the Parent Survey has now been completed. The survey received a response from 65.1% of parents. The Net Promoter Score for the school has increased from 15.4 to 33.93 and we now have 50.9% of parents scoring the school a 9 or 10 out of 10 as opposed to 34.9% last year.
The secondary school admissions process can be confusing, which is something we understand here at Quinton House. Changing schools at this age can also be potentially difficult for any child, which is why we do all that we can to ensure that every child visiting our Northampton school experiences our friendly, welcoming atmosphere [...]
Northampton schools are lucky to be located in an area of the East Midlands with plenty to offer students looking to support their education, through enriching extra-curricular activities and a long-standing history. At Quinton House School, we’re proud to be an independent school in this area of the country and take full advantage of our 31 acres of mature outdoor spaces. Located in Upton Hall, our impressive grade 1 listed site is steeped in history, dating back to medieval times [...]
Listening to the persuasive writing presentations of our Year 6 students on the choices to be made in punishing Buckbeak for his actions in hurting Draco Malfoy, Joseph Harley, Max Donlevy and Blake Ransford all produced award winning scripts and standard of the presentations was extremely high.
“If you can’t explain it simply, you don’t understand it well enough” Albert Einstein. Making a presentation is an important life skill and it has been a real pleasure this week to listen to members of our Sixth Form giving their final presentations for the Educational Project Qualification that contributes towards their university offers. Topics included many diverse and interesting subjects ranging from Luke Hiorns-
“Music is the greatest communication in the world” Lou Rawls The quality of the music and singing has been remarkably high this week and all children and staff should be congratulated on their wonderful contributions to the Christmas atmosphere pervading the school. Christmas activities have continued to dominate the daily calendar with an array of impressive and enjoyable Nativity performances in the beautiful surroundings of
“Family means no-one gets left behind or forgotten” George Cadbury Christmas has definitely arrived at Quinton House School with our lovely Q2 Christingle Service starting the season of festive events with a focus on Christmas around the World. On Saturday afternoon we have our ‘Christmas at Lindens’ event for our younger pupils and all families from the school community are warmly invited to attend. The
This has been a significant week for the school community with a real focus on values. Fundamental values of democracy, rule of law and equality featured prominently at Monday's visit to the Houses of Parliament and Cabinet War Rooms by the Year 7 students. The group returned to QHS to enjoy a spectacular fireworks night attended by a large number of pupils, parents, staff and