• The Award for Making a Difference – Secondary School of the Year, (sponsored by PiXL)
  • Northampton Academy
  • Silver Winners
  • 2022
  • Northampton, Northamptonshire

Northampton Academy serves the needs of 1700 students, their families and the local community. A successful, vibrant, welcoming and inclusive 11-18 Academy and oversubscribed in every year, it is non-selective, with over 840 applications for the 270 places in Year 7 last year.

The Academy provides an education with character, encompassing its core values of Respect, Determination and Ambition alongside its character values of Tolerance and Integrity. The team is proud to have a Kitemark Plus for the work it does in developing character and it is part of a National network of schools helping others nationally in developing their character programme. The Academy is successful at Key Stage 4 and 5 in both attainment and progress terms, with outcomes in 2019 that put them in the top 15% of schools nationally. Many students go on to top universities, with over 40% going to Russell Group universities in the last academic year. The Academy was awarded an Investor in Wellbeing Silver accreditation in 2021.