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The Bedford Modern School (BMS) production of Les Misérables, originally performed at the school in 2014, is being streamed today on their website. The spectacular performance, which was staged as part of the School's 250th...
Rushmoor School
The Rushmoor and St Andrews Schools Alliance is celebrating today after being granted planning approval to build on land off Clapham Road and Manton Lane. However, local...
Pete Thompson
Bedford’s Pete Thompson has skipped his way into the Guinness Book of Records for the second time, achieving 117 double under crosses in a minute in...
Scott Primary Arson 23 July 2021
The Headteacher of Scott Primary School, Bedford has praised the school's community for pulling together in the wake of what she has called a "mindless act of vandalism". Vandals set fire...
Bedford School Fire
It's a typical day at Bedford School, quiet with just the faint murmur of school boys in their lessons. But 40 years ago the scene was very different. On 3 March 1979...
Grange Academy Gold Artsmark
Innovative curriculum changes and school-wide immersive arts experiences have been the key to Grange Academy, Kempston receiving the news that they...
A Bedford School boy has won BBC Young Chorister of the Year after wowing the judges at yesterday's final at Gorton Monastery in Manchester...
Will Heron
An A-level student at Sharnbrook Academy is celebrating after accepting a coveted place at the prestigious English National Ballet’s Youth Company...
School dinner
Bedford Borough Council has confirmed it is providing free school meal vouchers to parents of children and young people in the Borough throughout the summer holidays. Families in the Borough that receive...
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...
Staff and pupils at Queens Park Academy are celebrating being awarded grant-funding to support pupil's home-learning during the coronavirus pandemic...
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...