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Grange Academy Gold Artsmark
Innovative curriculum changes and school-wide immersive arts experiences have been the key to Grange Academy, Kempston receiving the news that they...
Nadub GWRvideo
Bedford-based Times Tables Rock Stars has announced a new mathematical Guinness World Record title has been achieved. With many children practising...
Cpt Tom Cranfield Uni
Sir 'Captain' Tom Moore has received another accolade this week, at Cranfield University's 2020 graduation celebrations. The Bedfordshire university has...
On board a slave ship c1830.
Black Lives Matter has focused on wealthy men across the world who made many millions from slavery. There were slave owners in Bedfordshire too and their legacy is still...
Mark Rutherford School SEMLEP
Mark Rutherford school says the building of their new 'centre for excellence' is continuing despite £1.1 million funding for the project going missing on its way to their bank account. The...
Priory Primary School
As we all start to adapt to new ways of working and communicating with people, Priory Primary School has found a unique way to connect with children...
Marcus Rashford
MPs and school leaders in Bedford have welcomed the government’s dramatic U-turn on providing free school meals to vulnerable families during the...
Leading academics from Bedfordshire's Cranfield University are calling for a new approach to UK resilience following the coronavirus pandemic...
The National Youth Theatre (NYT) has accepted three more aspiring young local actors, this time from Bedford School. On Tuesday we reported that two students from Bedford...
The safety of school children in Queens Park has been enhanced by the installation of a CCTV camera by two schools. Queens Park councillors...
BMS National Youth Theatre
Two students from Bedford Modern School (BMS) have been selected for the prestigious National Youth Theatre (NYT) course this summer...
Hannah Underwood Bedford College
Bedford College Graphic Design degree student, Hannah Underwood, has put her artistic talents to good use and launched a project to create downloadable...