Monday, May 20, 2019
Home Education Schools

Schools

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

Bedford Girls' U16 netball team
Bedford Girls' School has been ranked as the second best independent school for sport by School Sport Magazine. While the school placed 8th generally, against all coeducational...
Cotten End Forest School and Preschool opening March 2019
A brand-new forest school and preschool has opened in Cotton End just outside of Bedford and will look to embrace outdoor learning alongside its standard curriculum...
St Thomas More Teen Takeover
Bedford Independent set up its online news desk at St. Thomas More school this morning as part of Teen Takeover Day 2018 and its ongoing mission to inspire Bedford's future journalists...
Alistair Cook
It wasn't the best kept secret, to be fair, but it's now been confirmed that former Bedford Schoolboy Alastair Cook has received a Knighthood in the Queen's New Year's Honours...
Heart Multi Academies Trust Logovideo
https://youtu.be/RVTIBpsRDHw A public meeting held by Heart Multi Academies Trust descended into chaos last night, as parents quizzed CEO Claire Smith over the decision to restructure staff at Shortstown, Shackleton and Cauldwell schools, and failed to...
Full House Theatre are premiering their brand new show in Queens Park this half term, celebrating everything that makes Bedford such a vibrant and diverse town.
Mark Rutherford Race Cars
On Tuesday 2 April, year 7 students from Mark Rutherford School took part in the regional finals of the Race for the Line competition at the Imperial War Museum, Duxford.
SSC Action Group
https://youtu.be/A8LNGj-YqqQ "We feel tricked" parents say they've been drawn into a Multi Academies Trust (MAT) under false pretences as re-structure plans emerge. Parents of children at Shortstown Primary School, Shackleton Primary School and Cauldwell Primary School, have...
Education Formula Fundingvideo
The Government has corrected a shortfall in the budget allocated to Bedford Borough Schools after it was discovered it would leave them £1.3million short.
Mark Rutherford School's Spaceflight team has taken photos from 35km up - the edge of space. A huge weather balloon filled with helium was launched and landed safely after reaching the Earth's stratosphere and taking photos. Year...