Friday, September 18, 2020
Home News Education

Education

Bedford educations news, when and where you want it. The Bedford Independent is your best source of Bedford education news on mobile, tablet and desktop…

Bedford skipping sensation, Pete Thompson, has emerged from retirement to reclaim the Guinness World Record of the most crossovers in 60 seconds...
laptop donation
Laptops to help some of a school's most vulnerable pupils have been donated by the Rotary Club of Bedford Park in an initiative organised by the High...
Secondary school
Is your child due to transfer to secondary or upper school next September? If so, Bedford Borough Council’s online admissions system is now open for...
UoB grads
Over 900 graduates from the University of Bedfordshire (UoB) gathered online to take part in virtual celebrations after their traditional ceremonies were...
Child walking with backpack
More children could be brought into council care as a result of months of lockdown and school closures, a committee heard...
Bromham Primary
Pupils at Bromham CofE Primary School were given star treatment when they returned to school today (Monday). Children returning to the village primary...
(l-r) Mihaila Kuveljic and Miss MacKenzie with the portrait.
A former Bedford School Girl pupil has returned to unveil a portrait of outgoing Headmistress, Miss Jo MacKenzie. Mihaila Kuveljic, who recently graduated with a Fine Art degree from Oxford Brookes...
University of Bedfordshire
Aspiring nurses, midwives and physiotherapists are being urged to apply to The University of Bedfordshire (UoB) ahead of the upcoming September term. The University has announced...
(l-r) Olivier Gaillard and Oscar Smith from Rushmoor school collecting their results.
LIVE: Schools across Bedford are releasing their GCSE results today, amid further controversy at how grades for some students have been worked out. While it was agreed last week...
Empty exam room
Students and staff at schools across Bedford Borough have welcomed today's u-turn by Ofqual and the Government to remove any grades that were downgraded by 'algorithmic adjustments'...
Lockdown lettuce
Local residents are invited to take part in Cranfield University's latest citizen science research project, by growing lettuce in their gardens...
Mark Rutherford A-levels 2020
Despite a 'media blackout' from some Bedford schools today, signs of success for some Bedford A-level students have begun to emerge. As we reported earlier normally the Bedford Independent...