Friday, October 18, 2019
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Cherry Trees
Cherry Trees Nursery School, off Elstow Road, has been rated ‘Outstanding’ by Ofsted. Following a two day inspection in July 2019 Cherry Trees on Hawkins...
Today, Kempston Library is hosting its monthly Reading Dogs sessions to help children improve their literacy skills. Families can book a 10 minute session...
Members of the Rutherford School Greenpower Racing team have steered all three of their cars into the Educational Foundation International Final held at...
Bedford College's principal, Ian Pryce, has chosen #LoveOurColleges week to raise the issue of education funding through the medium of song.
Harry Noon
Throughout the day we'll be adding each school's GCSE results as we receive them. Good luck to all students receiving their results today. Please keep checking back for the latest updates. The most...
University of Bedfordshire vice chancellor, Bill Rammell
In his annual lecture today, Bill Rammell, vice chancellor of the University of Bedfordshire, will call on universities to do more to promote freedom of speech and debate. The vice chancellor’s...
Greg May
A Bedford Modern student made his on-screen debut this week as Elton John's hand double in the movie, 'Rocketman'. Greg May, who is in Year 12, appears as the 14 year-old Elton’s hand double as he...
Hazeldene School
A child has been taken to hospital after play equipment at Hazeldene School in Bedford collapsed yesterday afternoon (25 Apr). A large wooden pole fell...
Evacuation scenes at the Weighbridge, St. Helier, 20 June 1940
This is a short story about how Bedford School welcomed boys from Victoria College, Jersey whilst the island was under German occupation in WWII. In an old edition of a Bedford...
Jamie Bridge
In an exciting first for the town, a group of ambitious students from four Bedford schools have joined forces to create Bedford’s first ever leadership...