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Priory Primary School
As we all start to adapt to new ways of working and communicating with people, Priory Primary School has found a unique way to connect with children...
BMS netball
A Year 10 netball player from Bedford Modern School has been selected for the Saracens Mavericks U15 Long Squad for the 2019-20 season.
Mohammad Yasin MP at Priory Primary School
Children at Priory Primary School had a chance to quiz local MP, Mohammad Yasin about Brexit and the environment as part of ‘Aspirations Week’ last Friday (28 June). MP for Bedford and Kempston...
Mark Rutherford School's Spaceflight team has taken photos from 35km up - the edge of space. A huge weather balloon filled with helium was launched and landed safely after reaching the Earth's stratosphere and taking photos. Year...
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.
Tom Grennan returned to his hometown of Bedford last week to give a master class to some lucky students of St Thomas More school. Previously a student at the school himself...
Greg May
A Bedford Modern student made his on-screen debut this week as Elton John's hand double in the movie, 'Rocketman'. Greg May, who is in Year 12, appears as the 14 year-old Elton’s hand double as he...
The Nursery team at Polam are celebrating being awarded ‘Millie’s Mark’, a Quality Mark for nurseries awarded by National Day Nurseries Association (NDNA) in association with Department for Education...