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If your child is due to start Secondary or Upper School next September, applications are now open and need to be in by 31 October 2023 so you have the best chance of getting a...
Gigs 4 Kids
Music for Bedford Borough's campaign, Gigs 4 Kids has reached its first major milestone by raising £11,963 thanks to generous donations from Bedford’s...
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Scientists from Cranfield University will be exploring the impact of emissions from shipping and cruises in the Arctic region thanks to new funding. In a joint project a team from...
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...
Prof. Lynette Ryals
Cranfield School Of Management's MBA and Finance and Management MSc have been ranked as the 7th and 6th best respectively in the world Times Higher Education Supplement...
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GCSE results for the 2017/18 academic year have shown that 63.7% of Bedford Borough students reached the required standard in English and Maths at Grade 4 and above (standard pass) and 41.1% reached the required...
SSC Action Group
Parents and children caught up in a shakeup of schools under the Heart Multi Academies Trust have spent the day speaking with the Shadow Education Secretary, Angela Rayner about their concerns. Heart MAT have proposed a restructure of Shackleton, Shortstown...
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https://youtu.be/RVTIBpsRDHw A public meeting held by Heart Multi Academies Trust descended into chaos last night, as parents quizzed CEO Claire Smith over the decision to restructure staff at Shortstown, Shackleton and Cauldwell schools, and failed to...