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This October half term, Bedford families with children eligible for income-related free school meals, will receive half-term holiday food vouchers as well as a one-off payment...
For the second year running, a student from Mark Rutherford School has received a Gold Award in an international essay writing competition run by the Royal Commonwealth...
Bedford parents are being reminded to apply for their child's secondary or upper school place by 31 October, for the best chance of getting a place at their preferred school...
Two Bedford schools were celebrating this week after wins at the annual Independent Schools of the Year Awards. Bedford School beat off stiff competition from across...
Abuse from a minority of school run parents to enforcement officers, and to school staff, has led to one headteacher being issued with a bodycam. The recent (4 October) Bedford Borough...
Bedfordshire Police and Crime Commissioner Festus Akinbusoye
A debating competition open to all schools in the county has been launched by the Police and Crime Commissioner, with the winning school receiving a £500 donation. The annual schools'...
A new initiative to enhance students’ communications skills, career choice and community engagement has launched at Bedford Academy. The new school radio station, BA Radio, was...
The headteacher of Mark Rutherford School has described her pride as the school was announced as a finalist in the Education category in this year's National Cyber Awards. The awards recognise...
Every member of the school community at Priory Primary School on Greyfriars is celebrating after they were awarded the Useful and Kind Schools’ Mark. The Useful and Kind Schools’ Mark is an...
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...
Sharnbrook Academy CMAT 1
Five Bedford Borough schools, which form the Sharnbrook Academy Federation (SAF) have merged with the Cambridge Meridian Academies Trust (CMAT). The schools include...
Rochelle ‘Rocky’ Clark MBE joins Bedford Modern School (BMS) September 2021
The most capped rugby player in international history has joined Bedford Modern School (BMS) as a permanent member of their coaching staff. Rochelle ‘Rocky’ Clark MBE, who currently...