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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...
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...
Thomas Raut and Joshua Stewart
Two Bedford School boys are flying the flag for the town in their chosen sports, with one being selected to represent England and the other being accepted on a national training programme. Thomas Raut has been...
gcse
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...
Heart Multi Academies Trust Logo
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...