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Daubeney Academy. Image: Chiltern Learning Trust
The trust that runs Daubeney Academy and Kempston Academy has confirmed that both will remain open following a public consultation into a merger - and a nearly £5m investment from Bedford...
Bedford Free School pupils celebrate their 'outstanding' Ofsted rating. Image: BFS
Advantage Schools - the academy trust that runs Bedford Free School - has confirmed it has the backing from the Department for Education to open a new secondary school in the town. The location has yet to be...
Robert Bruce School in Kempston (image: Google Streetview May 2019)
The demolition of Kempston’s Robert Bruce School has been delayed due to pregnant bats, a meeting heard. During Wednesday’s Full Council Meeting (20 March) cllr (Labour, Kempston North)...
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Bedford borough maintained schools will have to have their own school meals contracts in place by September – but free school meals won’t be impacted, a meeting heard. Borough schools were...
The team of Bedford School boys that presented at the Royal Society. Image: Bedford School
Six Bedford School students have presented their ground-breaking research at the UK's Royal Society’s Annual Student Conference - an event that brings together leading scientists and students...
Broadmead Lower School. Image: Bedford Borough Council
Plans for the phased closure of Stewartby’s Broadmead Lower School have been approved. Bedford Borough Council’s portfolio holder for families, education and children’s services, councillor...
Two new cookery courses are being launched to encourage and empower families to learn how to cook cheap, healthy and tasty meals from scratch. Bedford Borough Council’s Family Hubs has partnered with...
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Bedford Borough Council may need to “make some difficult decisions” but the needs of children and young people with special education will be met, a meeting heard. The Bedford Schools’ Forum heard...
CPR training at Great Ouse Primary. Image: Great Ouse Primary Academy
Pupils at Great Ouse Primary Academy, have been learning life-saving CPR and getting up close and personal with a lamb’s heart as part of ‘Heart Month’. The event means the children are now...
Best in the world: Jameson Liang. Image: Bedford School
A Bedford School pupil has recently been awarded a prestigious international award for his Design Technology IGCSE work.Lower Sixth Former, Jameson Liang, was awarded the Top in World award for...
Breaking ground ceremony at Bedford Greenacres Independent School. Image: BGI
Staff, pupils and trustees of Bedford Greenacre Independent (BGI) School joined together last week for the breaking ground ceremony of their new site off Manton Lane. The move into their new building will...
Little Science Lab at Scott Primary. Image: Scott Primary School
Local insurance firm M&DH Insurance Services has teamed up with a Bedford primary school to help children learn valuable skills that will prepare them for their future. Pupils of Scott...