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World Book Day
Pupils and staff at Castle Newnham School celebrated World Book Day in style this week dressing up as their favourite characters and sharing their...
Scott Primary SMART
When the weather started to get chillier, the children at Scott Primary School in Brickhill wanted to help those in need. The School Council, made up...
Mark Rutherford School all-weather pitch
Mayor Dave Hodgson officially cut the ribbon to open Mark Rutherford School's new 3G all-weather floodlit football pitch on Saturday 16 November. The...
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...
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...
BMS cross country
Cross country runners from Bedford Modern School have swept the board at both the Bedfordia Cross Country Race on 14 January and the District Cross...
Mohammad Yasin MP at Priory Primary School
Children at Priory Primary School had a chance to quiz local MP, Mohammad Yasin about Brexit and the environment as part of ‘Aspirations Week’ last Friday (28 June). MP for Bedford and Kempston...
David Hoare HEART Academies Trust chair of trustees
Heart Academies Trust has appointed a new independent chair of trustees who they say will "give (them) an enormous advantage in helping (them) become a...
BMS National Youth Theatre
Two students from Bedford Modern School (BMS) have been selected for the prestigious National Youth Theatre (NYT) course this summer...
Mrs Gemma Gibson BGS
The Chairman and Board of Governors of Bedford Girls’ School (BGS) have today announced the appointment of Mrs Gemma Gibson as headmistress from Sept...
Biddenham teachers
Biddenham pupils past and teachers present joined Principal David Bailey and Head teacher Eleanor Grylls to raise money for Save the Children on Christmas...
Mark Rutherford Artsmark
Students and staff at Mark Rutherford School in Putnoe are celebrating after receiving a prestigious Artsmark Gold Award...