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Student Spotlight

A spotlight of student achievements through academics, extra-curricular and outside community involvement.

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  • West End Musical Theatre - Owen F

    Published 21/11/22

    Year 13 student Owen successfully auditioned for the London based West End Musical Theatre group in the summer and started training with them in September. All 120 students were recently asked to audition with a musical theatre solo, to be showcased when a West End performer came in to workshop with them.

    Owen was one of only 4 students who was chosen, and he performed his solo – ‘Stars’ to West End Star – Alice Fearn (Come From Away, Wicked) who stopped him after the workshop to tell him how impressed she was with his performance. Huge congratulations to Owen!

    Pictured: Owen and Alice Fearn
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  • Junior Strictly Northampton success for Year 5&6

    Published 16/11/22

    On Saturday 12 November, we entered two teams from Year 5 and 6 into the final of the Junior Strictly Northampton competition. In the morning, both teams competed against 14 other schools from Northampton. Our red team placed 1st, advancing to the next round, and our yellow team placed 2nd 🎉

    Following their 1st place win in the morning, the red team came back to compete in the afternoon against the winners of the second round of the competition final, of which there were 12 schools.

    We were up first to dance, and it was very very close and literally came down to a finger. The red team danced very well considering they had been there 6 hours but unfortunately, Woodland View just beat us, and we took home 2nd place. A massive well done to the red team for securing a 2nd place win out of all 26 teams involved - a brilliant result! 

    Both teams had a great time at the competition and both me and Mrs Honeywood are very proud of them! The teams trained extremely hard for the competition. Practising 2 nights after school and most lunchtimes, well done to you all for your incredible hard work.

    We would like to say a special thank you to Rose D, Holly S and Ollie H (an ex-student and brother of Jasmine who competed) for giving up their time to come and help train both teams.

    ⁃ Miss Carter (Year 6 Class Teacher)

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  • Learning to fly (a view over the school)

    Published 04/11/22

    What an amazing experience our Year 10 student Kian had recently.  He was fortunate to have been gifted a flying experience a few months ago in Brackley with Turweston Flying Club. It was a gift from his family for his birthday, but has been an incredible experience and something he highly recommends to anyone. 

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  • Zach Sturgess - Badminton Tournament win

    Published 17/10/22

    We’d like to congratulate Year 12 student Zach Sturgess on winning second place in the U17 Spanish International Badminton Tournament, which took place during the 16-18 September.

    He and his partner played incredibly well and beat both the No 4 and No 1 seeds to advance to the final. They sadly lost against their opposition in the final round, but a second-place win is an incredible result from the pair. Well done Zach 🎉

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  • Stage Coach & Musical Theatre

    Published 13/10/22

    What an amazing achievement our Year 7 student, Zane Clements, who was recently awarded a Pass with Merit in Musical Theatre grade 4.  He first became interested in musical theatre performance when he was in Year 1. He was chosen to be in the school performance and really enjoyed the experience. Since then, he would always try to participate in as many school productions as possible.

    He has been attending Stage Coach Drama School every Saturday since and continues to work on his abilities as a performer. On Sunday, Zane and some members from his group are performing a short version of the Broadway musical, The Spelling Bee at Shaftsbury Theatre in the West End! He will be performing again on 27th November at the Lighthouse Theatre in Kettering where he will play the lead role of Danny Zuko in Grease.

    We can't wait to see all that you do next, Zane. As they say in theatre, "Break a leg!".

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  • Katie - Outstanding cricket achievement

    Published 10/10/22

    Year 9 student Katie has recently won the Northamptonshire County Cricket 'Girls Pathway Player of the Season' award.  

    Following an impressive season, Katie was the leading run scorer for the U13s and the Girls Pathway with 381 runs at an average of 34.64. She was also 2nd in the wickets tally for the u13’s with 16 wickets. 

    Her fantastic achievements do not stop there, Katie has also been selected for the Loughborough Lightning Emerging Player Pathway award.

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  • She loves to dance and play hockey

    Published 15/06/22

    A lady of many talents and skills - Lilia is a fantastic student who is currently competing in Ballroom Dancing, as well as playing Hockey during the week. 

    Lilia in Year 9 is really enjoying getting back into competing in dance. It is early days, but she is coming first and second in beginners classes, as well getting to semi finals/finals in other open classes. She recently competed at Blackpool Winter Gardens at their first ever all solo competition. 

    Lilia a member of the Towcester Ladies Hockey team and loves training and playing weekly. 

    Keep working hard Lilia - we can't wait to see all that you achieve!

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  • Volleyball Talent

    Published 10/06/22

    In September, Cayde K joined the Northampton Volleyball Club and quickly progressed to playing in their Men’s team in the local League (they won the League with all wins and only one defeat). He also does additional training with East Northants Volleyball Club and has participated in a number of U16 and U15 Tournaments for them in Nottingham.

    At one of these Tournaments he was talent spotted by a Volleyball England Talent Scout and was invited to a Closed Trial with the U17 England Squad over the Easter Bank Holiday weekend. He had a very successful trial and will be joining the squad on the Volleyball England Talent Pathway and will attend their Summer Training Camp in August in Leeds. The team are now in training preparation for the new season to start in the autumn.

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  • Year 7 sprinter wins 200m & 100m at Northamptonshire County Championships

    Published 17/05/22

    An amazing achievement for Year 7 student Jasmine Jessamy who competed in the Northamptonshire County Championship this past weekend and won in both the 200m in 27.19s and 100m in 12.98s!  Her fast times have her placing well in the Power of 10 rankings. Jasmine has either equalled or broken the 12-year record for the 200m U13 G in that competition. 

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