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Polam outstanding
Polam School in Bedford has been judged ‘outstanding’ in all areas of its registered nursery provision for the third inspection in a row.  
Harry Noon
Throughout the day we'll be adding each school's GCSE results as we receive them. Good luck to all students receiving their results today. Please keep checking back for the latest updates. The most...
Students at Polam School were given an extra Amazonian surprise when they returned to the classroom last week. During lockdown, headteacher Darren O'Neil and Charlotte of Lola's Garden...
BGS teachers
This year, a number of brave Bedford Girls' School teachers will be stepping out of their comfort zones and into the spotlight at the Bedfordshire Festival...
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...
(l-r) Olivier Gaillard and Oscar Smith from Rushmoor school collecting their results.
LIVE: Schools across Bedford are releasing their GCSE results today, amid further controversy at how grades for some students have been worked out. While it was agreed last week...
Mark Rutherford School SEMLEP
Mark Rutherford school says the building of their new 'centre for excellence' is continuing despite £1.1 million funding for the project going missing on its way to their bank account. The...
One school in Bedford was way ahead of the game with remote learning, even before the coronavirus pandemic struck.Seven years ago, Biddenham...
Pete Thompson
Bedford’s Pete Thompson has skipped his way into the Guinness Book of Records for the second time, achieving 117 double under crosses in a minute in...
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...
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...
David Russell on set with Colin Firth
A new film about the mission to rescue the crew of the Russian submarine 'Kursk' will see Colin Firth playing Harpur Trust CEO, David Russell. 'Kursk: the last mission' tells the...