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Tom Grennan returned to his hometown of Bedford last week to give a master class to some lucky students of St Thomas More school. Previously a student at the school himself...
Rushmoor School
The Rushmoor and St Andrews Schools Alliance is celebrating today after being granted planning approval to build on land off Clapham Road and Manton Lane. However, local...
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...
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...
M J Richardson / Entrance to Bedford Modern School / CC BY-SA 2.0
Bedford Modern School (BMS), part of the Harpur Trust, has confirmed that pupils will not be returning to the school until Thursday after surveys revealed that older parts of the buildings contain reinforced...
A school in Kempston for pupils with severe learning, medical and physical difficulties is celebrating the arrival of its new headteacher. Charlotte Wood is joining St...
Marston Vale School
A school near Bedford could be forced to close if a move from three-tier to two-tier education goes ahead. The middle school in Stewartby would close in 2026 if the school system...
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...
Mark Rutherford A-levels 2020
Despite a 'media blackout' from some Bedford schools today, signs of success for some Bedford A-level students have begun to emerge. As we reported earlier normally the Bedford Independent...
Greenacre Independent School GCSE results 2022
The long-awaited results from in-person GCSE results are coming in today after two years of disruption across Bedford Borough thanks to COVID-19. Nationally, Sky News and other national...
Abuse from a minority of school run parents to enforcement officers, and to school staff, has led to one headteacher being issued with a bodycam. The recent (4 October) Bedford Borough...
A music scholarship pupil from Bedford School is on his way to the grand final of the BBC Young Chorister of the Year. 14-year-old Alexander...