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A new initiative to enhance students’ communications skills, career choice and community engagement has launched at Bedford Academy. The new school radio station, BA Radio, was...
The headteacher of Mark Rutherford School has described her pride as the school was announced as a finalist in the Education category in this year's National Cyber Awards. The awards recognise...
Every member of the school community at Priory Primary School on Greyfriars is celebrating after they were awarded the Useful and Kind Schools’ Mark. The Useful and Kind Schools’ Mark is an...
Thanks to the generous support of a local business, Livingstone Primary School is helping children to start the day the best way by offering breakfasts for pupils through the coming school year...
The recipients of this year's Harpur Trust bursaries have been announced, with 16 local undergraduate students receiving financial support to help achieve their academic potential...
Sharnbrook Academy CMAT 1
Five Bedford Borough schools, which form the Sharnbrook Academy Federation (SAF) have merged with the Cambridge Meridian Academies Trust (CMAT). The schools include...
Rochelle ‘Rocky’ Clark MBE joins Bedford Modern School (BMS) September 2021
The most capped rugby player in international history has joined Bedford Modern School (BMS) as a permanent member of their coaching staff. Rochelle ‘Rocky’ Clark MBE, who currently...
Bedford Borough Council’s chief officer for education, SEND and schools, has said that he expects all school children in the Borough to now be back in school. Speaking to the Children’s...
Young Bedfordians can get their groove on this term at two new weekly sessions launched by Bedford Music Hub. Bedford Rock School will run on Thursdays and Digital Beats, a DJ school will take place on Wednesdays..
Bedford students have been collecting their GCSE results this morning and we'll be bringing you regular updates throughout the day as they come in. Higher than average results are...
Empty exam room
A-level students across Bedford Borough have received their results today after an unprecedented two years of educational disruption. Grades were awarded via teacher…
Scott Primary Arson 23 July 2021
The Headteacher of Scott Primary School, Bedford has praised the school's community for pulling together in the wake of what she has called a "mindless act of vandalism". Vandals set fire...