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Livingstone Primary
Livingstone Primary School on Clapham Road has pledged to make sure that their school plays its part in kicking racism out of sport...
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...
Education Formula Funding
The Government has corrected a shortfall in the budget allocated to Bedford Borough Schools after it was discovered it would leave them £1.3million short.
learning
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...
Child walking with backpack
Bedford and Kempston's Conservative Parliamentary Candidate, Ryan Henson, has welcomed his party's initiative to offer mental health training to all local schools and colleges...
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...
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...
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...
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...
Bedford Free School Christmas in a Box
Bedford Free School says it will be giving back to the community thanks to two different projects involving pupils and staff. In one project, each tutor group is being challenged to create 'Christmas in a...
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...
Boris Johnson
The Prime Minister has indicated that a decision on school closures is 'imminent'. All state schools in Wales will close on Friday...