Why Choose Us?

What’s so great about our new free school in Northampton?

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Why choose our new free school in Northampton?

Overstone Park Primary School is a new free school in Northampton. It will be the school of choice for parents and carers who are proud to be ambitious for their children, value academic success, and want them to achieve to the fullest of their ability within a supportive and caring environment.

Based on the highly successful model established by the all-through ‘Outstanding’ Wootton Park School

A rigorous, broad and ambitious, knowledge-rich curriculum

Proven track-record of leadership support from Wootton Park School, with subject specialists to deliver Spanish from age 4, PE and technology

A longer school day and family-friendly provision, with a breakfast club from 7.30am, after-school clubs available until 4.00pm and wrap-around care until 6.00pm

A wide and exciting range of extracurricular enrichment activities

A smaller school where every child really does matter, built as a two-form entry primary school and planning to open with just one class of up to 30 Reception learners in 2025*

No fees, non-selective

A risk-free choice for 2025 as applications will be made in addition to the usual Local Authority process

Flagship state-of-the-art sustainable new build located at the Overstone Leys development with unique features including solar panels, living wall features in every classroom, a green roof and natural light and ventilation throughout the building

Excellent indoor facilities including a large main hall and studio area, library, ICT, DT and Food Technology facilities, SEN and medical rooms

Wonderful outdoor facilities including a covered play area and outside space for Reception learners, an amphitheatre/outdoor classroom, a trim trail, habitat areas, a multi-use games area (MUGA), and a large hard-standing playground

*Planned to grow by adding a Reception intake each year until reaching capacity as a two-form entry school with up to 420 learners aged 4-1l, in line with increased housing growth and demand.

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