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Welcome from the Head

Northampton International Academy is a vibrant educational community where high expectations, a passion for deep knowledge and a commitment to fostering strong personal characteristics combine to set our children and young people on the pathway to long term success.

Situated in the heart of Northampton, NIA has a strong bond with the local community outside its walls and a warm sense of community within them. As a local school with a global vision, we also look beyond our immediate location so that NIA pupils understand the wider world and how education can help them access local, national and international opportunities and experiences. We are over-subscribed in Year 7 and, when NIA is full to its capacity of 2,200, we shall be the largest free school in England. Despite our scale, we work hard to ensure that every child is known, supported and challenged as an individual. I am proud to say that we have a real holistic sense of our pupils, with an emphasis on promoting wellbeing as well as academic excellence. EMAT’s values of inclusion, innovation, inspiration, integrity and impact are tangible in all aspects of academy life.

If you watch the video of Our Story on this website, which shows how EMAT had the vision and ability to transform an old disused postal sorting office into a state-of-the-art educational hub, you will learn that NIA has transformation in its DNA. We are committed to transforming lives, opportunities and the futures of the children and young people in our care as they move through all stages of their education with us.

We firmly believe that education promotes opportunity and choice and we are committed to giving every member of our school community those advantages.

Dr Jo Trevenna


  • June 5th @NIA Sports
    Reminder all of our PE can be purchased through Halbro ⚽️🏀🏈 @NIA_Northampton
  • June 5th @nia_northampton
    Pupil admission detail forms for Year 7 transition have been sent home to be filled in. These contain contact details for your child. Please return these as soon as possible.
  • June 3rd @East Midlands Academy Trust
  • June 3rd @nia_northampton
    Parents whose child is eligible for Free School Meals should have received their voucher via email today. If you haven't received your email but you think you should have, please call the school reception to make sure we have the correct email address for you.
  • June 1st @nia_northampton
    We are looking forward to welcoming back some of our EYFS and Year 1 pupils tomorrow. All returning pupils have been assigned a bubble colour and parents/carers have been informed over what time to drop off and pick up. We are ready to go! #schoolreopeninguk
  • June 1st @nia_northampton
    See the welcome message from our new head, Dr Jo Trevenna at
  • May 29th @East Midlands Academy Trust
    We are very much looking forward to welcoming some of our pupils back to school next week. We've been busy making arrangements to keep staff and pupils safe and well, and hope to see more of our students return as soon as the Government says it's safe to do so #schoolsreopeninguk
  • May 25th @nia_northampton
    My week on Twitter 🎉: 7 Mentions, 6.63K Mention Reach, 3 Likes, 4 Retweets, 1.53K Retweet Reach. See yours with
  • May 25th @nia_northampton
    Our biggest fans this week: cloudscholar, bsm104, HoldenHoldeni. Thank you! via
  • May 21st @nia_northampton
    Re-opening update: Read our latest information about reception and Year 1 children returning to school by visiting
  • May 15th @nia_northampton
    @AcceleratingLRN @KingsthorpeC @MAANorthants @NSBSchool @NSGalerts @dustonschool @becketcs @KingsHeathPri We're looking forward to meeting them all!
  • May 14th @East Midlands Academy Trust
    We are supporting National Thank A Teacher Day next Wednesday 20th May. Send in a special message of thanks to your teacher and be a part of this special day. Click here for some ideas on how you can show your thanks #ThankATeacher
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