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Hazeldene School
A child has been taken to hospital after play equipment at Hazeldene School in Bedford collapsed yesterday afternoon (25 Apr). A large wooden pole fell...
Boris Johnson
The Prime Minister has indicated that a decision on school closures is 'imminent'. All state schools in Wales will close on Friday...
Heart Multi Academies Trust Logo
Bedford Independent has learned that seven teachers have resigned from schools involved in the planned restructure of schools under Heart Multi Academies Trust (MAT), due to what Trade Unions have called ”the appalling way the...
Queen's Park Academy Kitchen
When the Kitchen Manager at Queens Park Academy anticipated they’d be short staffed for a couple of weeks, she knew just who to ask for help. Ileana Stein, who has headed up QPA’s school kitchen since January called...
Sharnbrook Academy CMAT 1
Five Bedford Borough schools, which form the Sharnbrook Academy Federation (SAF) have merged with the Cambridge Meridian Academies Trust (CMAT). The schools include...
As schools close across Britain, Network Rail is urging parents and carers in Bedford to hammer home railway safety messages. Incidents of trespass on...
Ritika Roy
Exam celebrations for students and staff took place across Bedford Borough yesterday, with provisional figures showing that nearly 99% [98.9%] of pupils...
Fujifilm UK STEM
Science and technology are being brought to life for primary school children, thanks to a partnership between Bedford-based Fujifilm and Bedford...
Mark Rutherford School SEMLEP
Mark Rutherford school says the building of their new 'centre for excellence' is continuing despite £1.1 million funding for the project going missing on its way to their bank account. The...
BMS cross country
Cross country runners from Bedford Modern School have swept the board at both the Bedfordia Cross Country Race on 14 January and the District Cross...
Year 12 students at Mark Rutherford School in Bedford have completed a major aerospace engineering project, achieving degree level success...
The dawn of a new era has arrived for both Rushmoor and St Andrew’s Schools. Collectively they have educated children in Bedford for over 230 years and now, looking towards an even...