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Bedford Borough Hall Image LDRS
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...
High Sheriff of Bedfordshire Russell Beard with staff and children from Brickhill Primary School
Brickhill Primary welcomed a VIP guest this week to open the school's brand-new library space. The High Sheriff of Bedfordshire, Russell Beard, was treated to a tour of the school by the Head Boy and...
After 26 years as Principal and CEO of the Bedford College Group, the Grand Hall at Bedford Sixth From was a fitting location for the official retirement dinner of Ian Pryce OBE. The evening saw 100 colleagues...
The new look Health Sciences and Digital Centre at the Bedford College Campus. Image :Cllr Henry Vann (Liberal Democrats, De Parys)
Bedford College's new look riverside campus was officially opened last week (30 November) marking the completion of the first Bedford Town Deal project. The £12.6m project has..
Bedford School Mo Bros 'class of 23' on non-uniform day
Bedford School's annual Movember fundraising effort has seen them top this year's UK Schools' leaderboard raising over £15,000. Their traditional song parody has this year taken inspiration from...
Wootton Lower School, Bedford Road site, Screenshot Google Streetview (C)2023 Google Image capture June 2023 Image- LDRS
The drive to move Bedford borough’s remaining schools to a two-tier system continues after Wootton Lower School proposals were approved. The council’s Executive heard last week...
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...
Great Ouse Primary netball team. Image: Meridan Trust
Staff and pupils from Great Ouse Primary Academy are celebrating a sporting victory for their newly established Year 6 netball team. The team competed against six other schools in the School...