Borough Council of Wellingborough

Schools - general information

The Borough is well served with schools, with most of the 18 villages still retaining their own primary schools. More information is shown on our 'About Education' pages.

Northamptonshire County Council is the Local Education Authority responsible for Schools in Wellingborough. Visit the Education section of the Northamptonshire County Council web site for further details.

In addition to the variety of LEA schools, Wellingborough also boasts a well-respected independent day school for boys and girls aged 3-18. Wellingborough School was founded in 1595 and is one of the oldest schools in the country. It serves Northamptonshire, Leicestershire, Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire and North Buckinghamshire.