Quinton House

Northampton, Northamptonshire NN5 4UX

Located in the stunning sixteenth century Upton Hall, Quinton House is a school with a passion for education.  The school encourages responsibility and independence in learning, whilst advocating the highest professional standards in the quality of its teaching, pastoral care and extra curricula provision.  As a small school they are able to focus in a meaningful way an each child as an individual.  The magical setting of the main school hall matched with the state of the art sports complex, dance/ drama studio and ICT suites helps the School deliver on its commitment to parents and pupils alike. The enthusiasm that the School generates for education can also be measured in its thriving extracurricular programme with more than 100 activities per week in sports, performing and creative arts, and opportunities for additional courses of study.

Location Northamptonshire
School Status Co-Educational
Headmaster Liz Anderson
Available Courses AS, A-Level
Accommodation Homestay
% of International students 5%
Student Enrolment
Senior school 220
Sixth Form 40
Facilities Drama studio, sports hall, library, 650 year old hall, ICT suites, outdoor sports facilities, and much more.
Features Over 100 extra curricular activities offered, including traditional sports like Rugby, Football, Hockey and Netball as well as more individual sports like wall climbing, fishing and golf. Music is also well represented in this category with a number of Choirs and Orchestras as well as the increasingly fashionable Glee Club. The Creative Arts are also exceptionally popular and ranges from Glass Painting to Photography. Trips are also offered every year, including annual ski trip to America, a Roman Britain trip, among many more.
Additional comments Recent Ofsted Inspection report gave the school a
mixture of ‘good’ and ‘outstanding for academic and pastoral provision, noting: ‘The quality of teaching is good, and in some of the lessons observed during the inspection it was outstanding. Teachers throughout the school know their students very well, and because of this they plan lesson which take account of individual needs’
Academic achievement 76.9% of pupils scored A*-C in 2012 GCSE’s.A-Level students recorded best ever results for Quinton House with 97% pass rate with 36% of grades being at A*/A
University destinations Cambridge, Durham, Sheffield, Edinburgh, Manchester, Loughborough, among many others.
Examples of University courses
entered
Business and Economics, Maths, Maths and Statistics, among many others.

 

 

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Educational Courses Covered

A full range of GCSE subjects is offered for examination including:

Business and Communications Systems, English Language, English Literature, Mathematics, Science, Additional Science, French, German, Geography, History, Art and Design, Home Economics-Food and Nutrition, Music, Physical Education (Games)

The school has high academic expectations of pupils and each individual is expected to aim for the best he or she can achieve whatever that may be. Quinton provides a framework of high standards and unfailing support to allow pupils to develop self-confidence through the realisation of personal goals and ambitions.

The Sixth Form curriculum at Quinton House School is designed to provide a rounded educational package rather than just the delivery of A-Levels. Subject tutors are experienced, qualified graduates and teaching groups are small.

Subjects available to study:

Art, Biology, Business Studies, Chemistry, Chinese, Computing, English, French, Geography, German, History, Maths, Further Maths, Music, P.E. Physics, Psychology

The Enrichment Programme widens the curriculum and includes the English Speaking Board qualification and a week of suspended timetable activities.

 

 

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