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Bedford Greenacre Independent School staff striking over pension changes. Image: Bedford Independent
NEU Members at Bedford Greenacre Independent School (BGI) began two days of strike action today, in response to what they claim are "fire and re-hire tactics" forcing those included in the...
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)...
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...
Artist's impression of the new Bedford Greenacre Independent School. Image: Bedford Greenacre Independent School
After several setbacks, including delays caused by Covid, building on the new site of the Bedford Greenacre Independent School (BGI) will begin this term. In partnership with Pellikaan...
The number of students with educational health and care plans in Bedford borough being excluded from school is double the national average. Chris Morris, acting chief officer for...
Frank McMahon visit to new SEND school in Kempston Image: Bedford Borough Council
The former head of Robert Bruce Middle School in Kempston has spoken of his pride at seeing his former school rising like a "phoenix from the ashes" as a new SEN school. Frank McMahon...
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...
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...
Nadub GWR
Bedford-based Times Tables Rock Stars has announced a new mathematical Guinness World Record title has been achieved. With many children practising...
A Bedford School boy has won BBC Young Chorister of the Year after wowing the judges at yesterday's final at Gorton Monastery in Manchester...