Borough Council of Wellingborough

A number of residents have received a telephone call from ‘the council’

The caller may claim to know personal or financial information about you. If you receive one of these calls, please don't confirm or offer any personal details. The calls are not from the council.

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About Education


The Borough is well served with schools, with most of the 18 villages still retaining their own primary schools.

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.

More information

  1. Introduction (you are here)
  2. Further and Higher Education