Sixth Form Art & Photography students enjoyed a fantastic trip to London during January. We started off with a visit to the Saatchi Gallery for the current ‘Painters’ Painters’ exhibition. We were given a brief introductory talk from a member of the gallery staff and then were able to explore the exhibition of contemporary painters for ourselves. Our Fine Art students enjoyed looking at the variety of painting techniques and approaches while the Photographers in our group used the gallery and exhibition space to experiment with some creative photography compositions and tec
Year 13 Business and Economics students study globalisation, particularly the emergence of China as a global economic power. We were very fortunate to welcome Dr Shaowei He, Senior Lecturer at the University of Northampton’s China and Emerging Economies Centre, this week. Dr He gave students an overview of Chinese economic history; China has been a one party state, ruled by the Communists since 1949. If you wanted to marry or change jobs, or even have more than one child, you had to gain permission from the State!
Northamptonshire Police have information that parties are being held at addresses predominantly in Northampton where drugs and alcohol are being consumed and there are concerns that young people, as young as 13, are being coerced into sexual activity. A number of persons have been arrested.
This scenario is clearly of concern to professionals who are working together to implement appropriate safeguarding measures to protect young people.