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Bedford-based Times Tables Rock Stars has announced a new mathematical Guinness World Record title has been achieved. With many children practising...
Female pupils protested on the field at Sharnbrook Academy at what they called "unexplained" rule changes. Image: Reader Photo
Female students at Sharnbrook Academy have protested on their school field today after claiming they were told they can't wear skirts or shorts 'shorter than knee length'. A petition, set up...
John Oliver in Times Square
US TV host, John Oliver may be best known for hosting HBO's Last Week Tonight, but many Bedfordians remember him when he looked like this...
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...
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...
School children
Bedford Borough Council won't issue fines to parents, who keep children home from primary schools that open this week, despite the Prime Minister saying "schools are safe". In a statement on Facebook...
University of Bedfordshire
The Guardian published its University Guide 2020 supplement today (Saturday 8 June), with the University of Bedfordshire (UoB) ranked in...
Aerial shot of Bedford School showing its chapel and playing fields with Bedford town in the background
Bedford School has been rated amongst the best in the world for boarders with a five-star rating in Fortune’s ‘World’s Leading Boarding Schools’ Guide. This places them not just in the top 250...
The dawn of a new era has arrived for both Rushmoor and St Andrew’s Schools. Collectively they have educated children in Bedford for over 230 years and now, looking towards an even...
Daubeney Academy
Chiltern Learning Trust has begun consulting with parents over a possible merger of Daubeney Academy and Kempston Academy. Formerly part of the Challenger Multi Academy Trust, both...
“Pretty horrific” videos of teachers and other adults in Bedford schools have been uploaded to TikTok – and some of have involved police action. And while the council has declined to...
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...