Welcome to the Northampton College blog, giving you an exclusive behind-the-scenes look at life at Booth Lane, Lower Mounts and Daventry.

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By Patrick Leavey, Deputy Principal on 2 October 2017

No doubt you’ve heard this more than once from your tutors, but good advice is worth repeating.

Be punctual and get here on time for all your classes.

Being late is not only against college rules, it also makes your life so much more complicated. A candidate would never arrive late for an interview; they simply would not get the job. So, please don’t fall into the trap of tardiness.

School of the Arts on 29 September 2017

There’s plenty of commotion coming from the drama studio this week as our second year Level 3 Acting students are busy rehearsing for their first performance of the year.

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By Pat Brennan-Barrett, Principal on 27 September 2017

Choices in education are often misunderstood and subject to widespread prejudice. This can be damaging because we know that further education provides an excellent springboard into worthwhile careers. Let’s look at the most common misconceptions about colleges and dispel the myths. People who don’t know better might think that if you go to college you:


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