Wednesday, August 21, 2019

Schools

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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...
Mark Rutherford School SEMLEP
A building project at Mark Rutherford School has secured £2m funding and is set to become a Centre of Excellence by inspiring the next generation of...
Sharnbrook Nursery Change.org petition
Closing a nursery in Sharnbrook near Bedford would be a ‘body blow’ for the local community, the union UNISON has warned.
Bob Barrett
A star-studded programme was launched today for a festival celebration of art, music and drama in Bedford. Holby City star and Old Bedfordian, Bob Barrett...
Participants of the BACE Twinning Programme, Photo: One Stop Media.
The Bedford Arts and Cultural Education (BACE) partnership's 'Twinning Programme' will be in the spotlight next month at a free conference to explore collaborations...
Mark Rutherford
As group of Y8 students from Mark Rutherford School are pitching their tech idea at CogX, the Festival of AI in London today, despite being the youngest team taking part. The event is part of...
Scott 'Wild Cats' at Wembley
Girls from Scott Primary School got to experience the atmosphere of Wembley on cup final day this month (4 May), after being invited to watch the SSE Women's FA cup final between Manchester City and...
Queens Park Academy Outdoor Classroom 1
Staff and pupils at Queens Park Academy took part in Outdoor Classroom day on Thursday (23 May) with all learning activities taking place outside. The day was planned by Y6...