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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...
David Hoare HEART Academies Trust chair of trustees
Heart Academies Trust has appointed a new independent chair of trustees who they say will "give (them) an enormous advantage in helping (them) become a...
Harpur Centre Brickhill Primary
Have you ever wondered what it takes to run Bedford’s Harpur Centre? Brickhill Primary pupils recently found out when they were given behind-the-scenes...
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...
Dylan Hartley and BMS Year 4 boys
Year 4 boys at Bedford Modern school were visited by England Rugby Co-Captain, Dylan Hartley for a training session last week. He then answered questions and gave...
Joanna Trollope
Schoolreaders, the Bedford-based charity that aims to improve childhood literacy, is delighted to announce that Joanna Trollope, one of the country’s...
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...
Mark Rutherford - Bedford’s Youth Speaks Winners
Mark Rutherford School’s public speaking team have won the Bedford round of the Youth Speaks competition. The competition run by Rotary International had five other schools...
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...
(l-r) Mihaila Kuveljic and Miss MacKenzie with the portrait.
A former Bedford School Girl pupil has returned to unveil a portrait of outgoing Headmistress, Miss Jo MacKenzie. Mihaila Kuveljic, who recently graduated with a Fine Art degree from Oxford Brookes...
Mark Rutherford Race Cars
On Tuesday 2 April, year 7 students from Mark Rutherford School took part in the regional finals of the Race for the Line competition at the Imperial War Museum, Duxford.
Education Cuts
Bedford's Mayor, Dave Hodgson, has said schools across Bedford Borough are facing a combined cut of £1.3m as their budgets are slashed by central government.  In a statement issued today, the town's Mayor said that the...