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As the country’s sixth formers receive their A-level results today, the Bedford Independent has asked some of the town’s educators, leaders and business...
Queens Park Academy Outdoor Classroom 1
Staff and pupils at Queens Park Academy took part in Outdoor Classroom day on Thursday (23 May) with all learning activities taking place outside. The day was planned by Y6...
Rutherford Racers
A secondary school's extra-curricular racing team has received an educational grant of £500 to enrich the pupils' experiences...
Mark Rutherford
As group of Y8 students from Mark Rutherford School are pitching their tech idea at CogX, the Festival of AI in London today, despite being the youngest team taking part. The event is part of...
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Heart Multi Academies Trust (MAT) has told the Bedford Independent they are working hard to rebuild relationships with parents after they halted their plans to restructure staff at...
Sharnbrook Nursery Change.org petition
Closing a nursery in Sharnbrook near Bedford would be a ‘body blow’ for the local community, the union UNISON has warned.
On Wednesday, 11 December, 28 pupils from Priory Primary School on Greyfriars, visited the newly reconstructed Bromham Road bridge as guests of Network...
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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...
An Ear to Hear
Takeover Challenge Healthy Eating: an interview with Hannah Brown from An Ear To Hear Hannah Brown has built her own company, ‘AnEarToHear’, with the aim to help those with an eating disorder feel they can talk about...
Tom Warburton
Tom Warburton, a former Sharnbrook pupil, is aiming to become the youngest person to complete a solo 690-mile trek to the South Pole, and will raise...
Hanif Patel
The Shortstown Shackleton Cauldwell (SSC) Action Group has welcomed the resignation of Hanif Patel as Chair of the Board for the Heart Multi Academies Trust (MAT). The SSC Group and Heart MAT are currently in mediation...
NSPCC Exam Stress
With A-Level results day tomorrow (15 August) and GCSE exam results day next week (22 August), in a guest column, Jacqui Venters the Community Fundraising Manager for the NSPCC...