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NSPCC Exam Stress
With A-Level results day tomorrow (15 August) and GCSE exam results day next week (22 August), in a guest column, Jacqui Venters the Community Fundraising Manager for the NSPCC...
Heart Multi Academies Trust Logo
Bedford Independent has learned that seven teachers have resigned from schools involved in the planned restructure of schools under Heart Multi Academies Trust (MAT), due to what Trade Unions have called ”the appalling way the...
Education Cuts
Bedford's Mayor, Dave Hodgson, has said schools across Bedford Borough are facing a combined cut of £1.3m as their budgets are slashed by central government.  In a statement issued today, the town's Mayor said that the...
Immy Churchill
And talented musician at Bedford Modern School (BMS), Immy Churchill, has been awarded a scholarship to study jazz singing at the Royal Academy of...
On Wednesday, 11 December, 28 pupils from Priory Primary School on Greyfriars, visited the newly reconstructed Bromham Road bridge as guests of Network...
Secondary school
Is your child due to transfer to secondary or upper school next September? If so, Bedford Borough Council’s online admissions system is now open for...
St Thomas More Teen Takeover
Bedford Independent set up its online news desk at St. Thomas More school this morning as part of Teen Takeover Day 2018 and its ongoing mission to inspire Bedford's future journalists...
MoBros
Pupils at Bedford School have raised over £10,000 for the Movember charity, ranking them the events top fundraising school and 16th highest in the whole country.
(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...
Ritika Roy
Exam celebrations for students and staff took place across Bedford Borough yesterday, with provisional figures showing that nearly 99% [98.9%] of pupils...
Mark Rutherford - Bedford’s Youth Speaks Winners
Mark Rutherford School’s public speaking team have won the Bedford round of the Youth Speaks competition. The competition run by Rotary International had five other schools...
Castle Newnham
On Monday 1 July, Y5 pupils from Castle Newnham School enjoyed a day of fun, sun and ice cream in Bedford Park. The trip included making their own ice cream