Friday, October 18, 2019

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…

Tom Grennan
Local singer Tom Grennan, alongside Ben Earle and Crissie Rhodes of The Shires,  joined students from the University of Bedfordshire at their graduation...
Bedford College
Three students from Bedford College have been selected to exhibit their work at Origins Creative Arts Festival at the Truman Brewery this month. Eva Cringle, Lia Fairhead and Lauren...
Child walking with backpack
Bedford and Kempston's Conservative Parliamentary Candidate, Ryan Henson, has welcomed his party's initiative to offer mental health training to all local schools and colleges...
Emma Beeden
Following a nomination from her teacher, Emma Beeden, a Y13 student at Sharnbrook Academy, is celebrating after being awarded a prestigious Diana Award...
Castle Newnham
On Monday 1 July, Y5 pupils from Castle Newnham School enjoyed a day of fun, sun and ice cream in Bedford Park. The trip included making their own ice cream
Generations dancing
A community arts project, led by the University of Bedfordshire, has been awarded Big Lottery funding to continue its work in bringing generations...
Mohammad Yasin MP at Priory Primary School
Children at Priory Primary School had a chance to quiz local MP, Mohammad Yasin about Brexit and the environment as part of ‘Aspirations Week’ last Friday (28 June). MP for Bedford and Kempston...
David Russell on set with Colin Firthvideo
A new film about the mission to rescue the crew of the Russian submarine 'Kursk' will see Colin Firth playing Harpur Trust CEO, David Russell. 'Kursk: the last mission' tells the...
Eager readers at Rogan's Books
The award-winning Rogan's Books in Bedford is among eight bookshops around the country, selected to take part in a summer initiative to turn reluctant readers into eager readers. The Booksellers Association/Egmont Eager Readers Project funds a...
Pete Thompson
Bedford’s Pete Thompson has skipped his way into the Guinness Book of Records for the second time, achieving 117 double under crosses in a minute in...