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Mark Rutherford A-levels 2020
Despite a 'media blackout' from some Bedford schools today, signs of success for some Bedford A-level students have begun to emerge. As we reported earlier normally the Bedford Independent...
Mayor Dave
Bedford Borough Mayor, Dave Hodgson, has called for an urgent review of the timetable for the opening of the area's primary schools, asking for them to "remain closed for the time being". In a statement the Mayor...
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...
David Morris CEO Heart Academies trust
HEART Academies Trust has appointed a new CEO to oversee the running of Bedford Academy and three primaries: Cauldwell, Shackleton and Shortstown...
One school in Bedford was way ahead of the game with remote learning, even before the coronavirus pandemic struck.Seven years ago, Biddenham...
Shackleton dancers
Ten dancers from Shackleton Primary have qualified for the finals of a national dance competition.The school children, whose dance club is run...
Yasin and Livingstone pupils
Pupils on the school council at Livingstone Primary had the opportunity to put questions to their MP this week. Mohammad Yasin, Member of Parliament...
A group of students from Bedford Modern School have won the award for Best Designed Robot at the regional First Lego League tournament held at...
laptop donation
Laptops to help some of a school's most vulnerable pupils have been donated by the Rotary Club of Bedford Park in an initiative organised by the High...
Harpur Trust laptops
As Bedford’s schools head once more into lockdown mode education chiefs want to make sure that all pupils have access to the internet. With Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s announcement just minutes away borough councillors met yesterday...
After three years of hard work, Goldington Green Academy have been awarded a silver accreditation from Modeshift Stars for encouraging cycling, walking and scooting among their pupils...
Bedford Girls' U16 netball team
Bedford Girls' School has been ranked as the second best independent school for sport by School Sport Magazine. While the school placed 8th generally, against all coeducational...