Year 6 Transition information for Secondary Schools in Northampton

Due to situation with COVID19 Secondary Schools will not be holding traditional open evenings. This information is for pupils due to start secondary school in September 2021.

If you have any queries, please call the schools direct. Parents to apply for Secondary School places by 5pm on 31st October 2020 @

Abbeyfield School  Telephone: 01604 763616 We will be having a virtual tour of the school available for our prospective parents with videos from different people embedded into the tour.

Billing Brook School 01604 773910

Kingsthorpe College 01604 716106 Live virtual open evening as part of a suite of activities. 8th October 2020.

Malcolm Arnold Academy 01604 778000 Virtual Open Evening and Family Chat. Details will be published on the website.

Northampton School for Boys 01604 230240 Given the continued lack of DfE guidance and the rising transmission rates, we have made a final decision to put all the materials we feel parents / carers need to make an informed decision about whether or not to apply to NSB on our website on or before October 6th – it will include a virtual tour / presentations etc We will not be operating on site tours / visits

Northampton School for Girls 01604 679540 We have a number of virtual videos and virtual tours that we will be using as part of our Open Day activities this year. Although we accept that guidance from the DfE is not forthcoming, we will be offering a number of small group tours after school and at weekends for families. These will commence on Tuesday 29th September, from 4:30pm to 5:30pm and will be bookable via Eventbrite.

The Duston School 01604 460004 The Duston School will be running a virtual open event. In short, we will post a virtual talk and a virtual tour of the school on our website which parents will be able to access and view during the whole of September.

Northgate School Arts College 01604 714098 We are holding the event on 22nd September. We will be doing 2 sittings 6-7pm and 7.15-8.15pm, only 20 groups at each sitting (only 2 per group) and places must be pre-booked. Parents will be expected to wear masks during the meeting and tour of school.

Northampton International Academy (NIA) 01604 212811 Please visit Website for updated information –

The Northampton Academy 01604 210017 We are holding two virtual open evenings on September 23rd & October 15th. There will be a live virtual ‘Town Hall’ from Mr Clyne and a series of videos to include a virtual tour and subject information will be published, followed by a live
Q&A session, again with Mr Clyne. Further details will be published on our website –

Thomas Becket Catholic School – 01604 493211 Contact the school to book a visit –

Weston Favell Academy 01604 402121 There will be virtual tours on our website, plus videos from the Principal and members of the SLT, we will be offering small tours on the evening of 1st October, Parents can fill in a preferred appointment time and we will contact them to confirm the time with them. Appointments numbers are limited and will be offered on a first come first serve basis. All social distancing measures will be followed and no groups larger than 6 will be allowed.

Wootton Park School 01604 931139 Virtual Open Evenings, please visit for more information.

Campion 01604 833900 We are not holding an open evening. We are holding two tours per week every week with social distancing measures.

Caroline Chisholm 01604 669200 In light of the current circumstances and the Government’s latest guidance, we will be arranging for a virtual opening evening for our Year 7 2021 intake. Details will be published on our website and social media platforms over the coming weeks.

Elizabeth Woodvale 01604 861184 We are doing virtual open evenings that will be posted onto our website

Guilsborough Academy 01604 740641 Virtual – please visit –

Moulton School 01604 641600 Moulton School is running a virtual open evening on 8th October. After this a YouTube link will be posted on  our website so parents can view a video at their convenience.

PARENTS/CARERS: Please keep re-checking the secondary school websites as the Government and DfE advice is constantly being updated.