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School will be OPEN AS NORMAL on Tuesday 12th December. Please dress for the weather (coats, hats, gloves, wellies), and bring dry shoes for the classroom.

School Information

Our Vision


We are a Christian Foundation which embraces and celebrates all faiths, recognising and valuing similarities and differences.  As a Church of England school we are inspired to fulfil God's purpose by serving our community in educating and nurturing all children and their families.


Our School Badge incorporates scallop shells, the traditional emblem of St James. They are associated with the shrine of St James at Santiago de Compostela, Spain and also celebrate his fisherman origins.  The dove and olive branch symbolise peace and the Holy Spirit.


We aim to:


Offer        the opportunities to enable all children to achieve to the best of their ability and aptitude and develop spiritual, moral, social and cultural values.

Model      courtesy and respect for others and their views in the way we all act.

Educate  children to become independent and responsible world citizens.

Fulfil        and play an active role in the community we serve, raising aspirations for all.

Provide   a welcoming environment where children and adults know they are and happy.

Ensure    equal opportunity for all.

Our Values

Our school is rooted in Christian values.

Each term on a rolling two year programme, one of our twelve values is highlighted and becomes a focus. Children learn what the value means and how it is important to them and how they lead their lives.

Our values are:

RESPONSIBILITY               JUSTICE                             TRUST

FORGIVENESS                   THANKFULNESS              COMPASSION

RESPECT                             LOVE                                 FRIENDSHIP

HONESTY                           PEACE                               TOLERANCE


Each value has a linked Bible verse

John 14:1 (Jesus’ words to his disciples)

‘Do not let your hearts be troubled. Trust in God; trust also in me.’

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British Values

Our School Prayer

Hello God,

Thank you for our school.

Thank you for all the people who give us our education and help us to learn.

Please help us in our work and play and keep us safe from danger.

Bless our school with laughter, learning and happiness.

Help us to learn how to live good lives.

May the light that shines through our windows remind us of you and all that you are.

We thank you.

School Inspection Reports and Performance

S48 Inspection...Our Effectiveness as a Church School

2016 Results for Year 6 and Year 2

School Prospectus

Information about the Curriculum at St James

Applications for places at our school

Thank you for considering applying for a place at St James Church of England Primary School.

All applications for places at this school should be made through Northamptonshire County Council, preferably using the online link below.  If at any stage there are more applications than places available, the current Admission Policy explains oversubscription criteria.  If you wish to apply under the faith criteria of the Admission Policy, please use the form SIF/A below.

Applications for places at our nursery (morning & afternoon places are available)