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BFS county cricket
Despite having no on-site PE or sports facilities, Bedford Free School (BFS) is celebrating the news that two of their female cricketers have been selected...
A Bedford parent has raised concerns that there aren’t enough year 7 secondary school places in Bedfordshire. The parent, who asked to remain anonymous, says they have been...
Will Heron
An A-level student at Sharnbrook Academy is celebrating after accepting a coveted place at the prestigious English National Ballet’s Youth Company...
Evacuation scenes at the Weighbridge, St. Helier, 20 June 1940
This is a short story about how Bedford School welcomed boys from Victoria College, Jersey whilst the island was under German occupation in WWII. In an old edition of a Bedford...
BGS teachers
This year, a number of brave Bedford Girls' School teachers will be stepping out of their comfort zones and into the spotlight at the Bedfordshire Festival...
Scott 'Wild Cats' at Wembley
Girls from Scott Primary School got to experience the atmosphere of Wembley on cup final day this month (4 May), after being invited to watch the SSE Women's FA cup final between Manchester City and...
Throughout the day we'll be adding each Bedford school's a-level results as we receive them. Please keep checking back for the latest updates...
On Wednesday, 11 December, 28 pupils from Priory Primary School on Greyfriars, visited the newly reconstructed Bromham Road bridge as guests of Network...
Two Bedford schools battle it out on the Hockey Pitch in a nail biting County Cup Final...
Generations dancing
A community arts project, led by the University of Bedfordshire, has been awarded Big Lottery funding to continue its work in bringing generations...
Child walking with backpack
More children could be brought into council care as a result of months of lockdown and school closures, a committee heard...
Grange Academy
Kempston's Grange Academy has been awarded £2.26m in funding to replace decades-old portacabins with purpose-built classrooms...