Using the Schools Directory Search:
You can search the Schools Directory in many ways.
- Search Within
Will allow you to search within a given radius of your postcode e.g. 10miles of NN1 1AL. Please
note that all distances are approximate and Northamptonshire County Council cannot be held
responsible for any inaccuracies or conflicting information.
- School name or part name (if known)
Is a freetext search that will allow you to search for a school that you know the name or partname
of. i.e. Campion or Cam or C
- School Type
Will allow you to search for all schools of a certain type e.g. Primary, Secondary etc.
Designated Special Provision (DSP) This is a mainstream
school which has extra resources to cater for particular types of special
need. All DSP pupils have a statement of special educational needs. The pupil
receives specialist help which may include withdrawal from the mainstream
Will allow you to search within given areas of the
County, for example, Northampton or Kettering and Corby; you can also click on
the map or make a selection off the list. If you want to search more than one
area e.g. you want to look in Northampton AND Kettering and Corby you will
need to hold the [CTRL] key on your keyboard and left click on all the
categories you wish to select. This only applies to the location search.
- Alphabetical Range
Will allow you to search for schools within a given range of the alphabet, for example,
select C-G if you wish to search for Campion School.
- Multiple Search
By choosing an option in more than one search box you can closely define your requirements,
for example Secondary schools in Northampton only.
- Reviewing the Search Results
Once you have completed your search a list of matching schools should appear in
a list below the search box. From here you can select one or more schools that
you would like to look at in more detail.
To do this you need to simply tick the boxes next to the schools of your choice
by clicking your mouse pointer in the relevant boxes. You can tick as many boxes
as you wish.
To view details on all the schools use the "select/deselect all schools" link.
Once you have selected the schools of your choice use the "click here to view selected
schools" link to complete the process.