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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...
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...
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...
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...
Child walking with backpack
More children could be brought into council care as a result of months of lockdown and school closures, a committee heard...
Thanks to the generous support of a local business, Livingstone Primary School is helping children to start the day the best way by offering breakfasts for pupils through the coming school year...
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.
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...
MRS writing winners
Five Year 11 students from Mark Rutherford School are celebrating their success in an international essay writing competition run by the Royal Commonwealth...
Mark Rutherford science
Thanks to donations from two local charities, Mark Rutherford School science students now have a state-of-the-art laboratory...
A school in Bedford could see its Christmas play taken from the school hall to millions of TV screens across the UK after being named as a national...
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...