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Pi day at Rushmoor School Bedford
Pupils at Rushmoor School joined maths fans around the world on 14 March to celebrate International Pi Day and raise money for Comic Relief.
Former Bedford School boy, Jonno Davies, is set to share the screen with Oscar-winning Al Pacino in Amazon Prime’s new 10-part blockbuster Hunters...
Members of the Rutherford School Greenpower Racing team have steered all three of their cars into the Educational Foundation International Final held at...
Participants of the BACE Twinning Programme, Photo: One Stop Media.
The Bedford Arts and Cultural Education (BACE) partnership's 'Twinning Programme' will be in the spotlight next month at a free conference to explore collaborations...
Bob Barrett
A star-studded programme was launched today for a festival celebration of art, music and drama in Bedford. Holby City star and Old Bedfordian, Bob Barrett...
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.
Pupils from Queens Park Academy had an out-of-this-world experience when they got their hands on rare samples of billion-year-old moon rocks and meteorites on Monday 18 February.
School children
Bedford Borough Council won't issue fines to parents, who keep children home from primary schools that open this week, despite the Prime Minister saying "schools are safe". In a statement on Facebook...
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...
BFS county cricket
Despite having no on-site PE or sports facilities, Bedford Free School (BFS) is celebrating the news that two of their female cricketers have been selected...
SSC Action Group
Parents and children caught up in a shakeup of schools under the Heart Multi Academies Trust have spent the day speaking with the Shadow Education Secretary, Angela Rayner about their concerns. Heart MAT have proposed a restructure of Shackleton, Shortstown...
Mark Rutherford - Bedford’s Youth Speaks Winners
Mark Rutherford School’s public speaking team have won the Bedford round of the Youth Speaks competition. The competition run by Rotary International had five other schools...