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The dawn of a new era has arrived for both Rushmoor and St Andrew’s Schools. Collectively they have educated children in Bedford for over 230 years and now, looking towards an even...
Rutherford Racers
A secondary school's extra-curricular racing team has received an educational grant of £500 to enrich the pupils' experiences...
Eager readers at Rogan's Books
The award-winning Rogan's Books in Bedford is among eight bookshops around the country, selected to take part in a summer initiative to turn reluctant readers into eager readers. The Booksellers Association/Egmont Eager Readers Project funds a...
Bedford Modern School boys cross country team.
A number of Bedford students are celebrating individual and group sporting success after excelling in a range of disciplines from Horse Riding to Cross country running....
Tom Grennan returned to his hometown of Bedford last week to give a master class to some lucky students of St Thomas More school. Previously a student at the school himself...
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...
Open the Book
Around 300 people are expected to attend the 20th anniversary celebration of Open the Book on 1 October at All Nations’ Church Centre in Bedford.
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...
Evacuation scenes at the Weighbridge, St. Helier, 20 June 1940
This is a short story about how Bedford School welcomed boys from Victoria College, Jersey whilst the island was under German occupation in WWII. In an old edition of a Bedford...
Yasin and Livingstone pupils
Pupils on the school council at Livingstone Primary had the opportunity to put questions to their MP this week. Mohammad Yasin, Member of Parliament...
Members of the Rutherford School Greenpower Racing team have steered all three of their cars into the Educational Foundation International Final held at...
A group of councillors have called on all teachers and school staff to have priority access to the COVID-19 (coronavirus) vaccine. At last night's full council meeting, Labour Councillors...