Teaching the future: School open days in Northamptonshire

Posted 29th August 2023

If you’re on the hunt for the perfect school in the Northampton, then we’ve got you covered.

School Open Days are a crucial stepping stone towards your child’s future, so choosing the right school is a big decision.

Here are some of the best schools in Northamptonshire that are holding open days this September and October.

Winchester House

Winchester House, based in Brackley is a beautiful school with lots of rich history. It was founded way back in 1875 and they have an impressive historic timeline on their website. School life at Winchester House includes nursery and pre-school, upper school and boarding. You can also book a private tour if you’d prefer.

They will be holding an open morning on Friday 29th September from 10.30am – 1pm. For more information and to book your place, please email admissions@winchester-house.org or call 01280 702483

During the open mornings, parents and students will have the opportunity to talk to the Head Teacher Ms Antonia Lee, as well as meeting other teachers across the school. There will also be a chance to see classes in action and to even taste the food that the pupils enjoy daily.

Northampton High School

Northampton High School is a welcoming school that believes in their girls. With 145 years of history, the school prides itself on a strong feeling of wellbeing, good mental and physical health and a growth mindset.

They have two school open mornings on Saturday 7th and Friday 13th October. And there will be a sixth form information evening on Tuesday 17th October.

Find out more: https://www.northamptonhigh.co.uk/admissions-open-days/open-days/

Quinton House

The private school based in Upton has a stellar reputation. From ages 3 – 18, Quinton House will support your child throughout every stage of their education. The independent school develops confidence and gain a genuine love for learning, putting students on the path to success.

Their next open day is Saturday 7th October 10am – 1pm. Visit https://www.quintonhouseschool.co.uk/ to find out more.

Bosworth Independent Collage

Established in 1977 as a small tutorial college, today Bosworth is a leading independent boarding school in the UK. With a diverse nationality mix each year, Bosworth students regularly find themselves working alongside classmates of different cultural, social and religious backgrounds.

Their next open day will be on Saturday 14th October, find out more here: https://bosworthschool.co.uk/

Wellingborough School

Wellingborough School was founded in 1595 meaning that it’s now 428 years old. It prides itself on rich history and enduring traditions. They provide education from 3 years old through to 18 years old in Upper Sixth.

They have two open days coming one. One for Prep School on Friday 29th September which is for Nursery through to year 6. Their second open day is for Senior School on 7th October, 9 – 12.30. Find out more by visiting: https://www.wellingboroughschool.org/ 

Pitsford School

Pitsford School is set in 30 beautiful acres of the Northamptonshire village of Pitsford. Their state-of-the-art buildings are surrounded by a picturesque green open space.

Their open day is on Saturday 30th September from 10.30am – 1pm. Visit https://www.pitsfordschool.com/admissions/open-days/ to find out more.

Spratton Hall

Spratton Hall is an independent school located in 50 acres of beautiful Northamptonshire countryside. Their academic, sporting and arts facilities enable them to offer broad and exciting curriculum.

Younger children ages 4-7 begin their school life in the Pre-Prep department, which is houses in a larger purpose-built and welcoming department that is staffed by early years teachers.

Their next open day will be on 6th October from 10am – 12pm. Visitors will be able to take a pupil-led tour of the school and talk to the teachers. These are ideal for anyone thinking of entry from Reception to Year 8.

To book your place at any event, email registrar@sprattonhall.com

Maidwell Hall

Maidwell Hall is a warm, welcoming and vibrant prep school that is set in the beautiful English countryside.

School days at Maidwell Hall are filled with a huge variety of lessons, activities and experiences to engage, inspire and excite young minds.

Prospective parents and children can expect to have a tour of the school with a current Year 8 pupil, and to meet Anthony Rendall, the Headmaster.

Whole School Open Morning – Friday 6th October 2023 – 9.30am-11.30pm. Visit https://www.maidwellhall.co.uk/1692/open-mornings to find out more.