Monday, February 24, 2020

Schools

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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...
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...
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His Royal Highness the Duke of Gloucester, the first cousin of Her Majesty the Queen, carried out an historic Royal inspection of Bedford's Combined Cadet Force at Bedford School...
Polam outstanding
Polam School in Bedford has been judged ‘outstanding’ in all areas of its registered nursery provision for the third inspection in a row.  
Jessica Read BMS
Year 12 Bedford Modern School student, Jessica Read, is among the 33 rowers selected to represent Great Britain at the Munich Junior Regatta on 4-5 May 2019.
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...