Campion School, Bugbrooke

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Campion School, Northamptonshire
Campion logo.jpg
Motto Success through Respect, Skills, Learning, and Achievement
Established 1967
Type Academy
Head Teacher Claire Whitmore
Head of Governors John Baylis
Founder Northamptonshire County Council
Location Kislingbury Road, Bugbrooke
Coordinates: 52°12′47″N 1°00′22″W / 52.213°N 1.006°W / 52.213; -1.006
DfE URN 137087 Tables
Ofsted Reports
Staff 90
Students 1397
Gender Mixed
Ages 11–19
Houses Aspen, Chestnut, Elder, Hawthorn, Mulberry, Pine
Colours Campion green     
Website Official website

Campion School is a co-educational secondary school in Bugbrooke, about 6 miles (10 km) from Northampton, England. Founded in 1967, it became a Language College in September 1997, and in 2011 the school became an academy.[1] The school had 1397 students on roll for the 2014-2015 school year, with 71 teaching staff and 19 teaching assistants.


The original buildings were built from 1966 to 1968 by the county architect's department and it was the first purpose-built comprehensive school in Northamptonshire. Extensions were added in 1971-2.[2]

Performance and achievement[edit]

The school's latest full Ofsted inspection was in 2011, when the school was generally found to be "Good" in most categories.[3] A section 8 report in 2015 which focused on the progress of disadvantaged students (the main weakness in the previous report) showed mixed results.[4]

GCSE achievement (% 5 A*-C grades)[edit]

  • 2011: 69%
  • 2012: 70%
  • 2013: 78%
  • 2014: 54%
  • 2015: 61%


Catchment area[edit]

The following are among the school's current catchment area:

Notable former pupils[edit]


  1. ^ "Establishment: Campion School". EduBase. Department for Education. Retrieved 14 August 2011. 
  2. ^ Pevsner, Nikolaus (1961). The Buildings of England – Northamptonshire. Cherry, Bridget (revision). London and New Haven: Yale University Press. p. 130. ISBN 978-0-300-09632-3. 
  3. ^ "Campion School inspection report 2011" (PDF). Ofsted. Retrieved 23 October 2015. 
  4. ^ "Campion School Section 8 Report 2015" (PDF). Ofsted. Retrieved 23 October 2015. 
  5. ^ "Campion School performance tables". Ofsted. Retrieved 23 October 2015. 
  6. ^ Northampton Chronicle & Echo 4 November 2011, p13, "Sweet toothed Jo's Children in Need 'land of cake believe' stunt"

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