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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...
Scott Primary Arson 23 July 2021
The Headteacher of Scott Primary School, Bedford has praised the school's community for pulling together in the wake of what she has called a "mindless act of vandalism". Vandals set fire...
School dinner
Bedford Borough Council has confirmed it is providing free school meal vouchers to parents of children and young people in the Borough throughout the summer holidays. Families in the Borough that receive...
A Year 10 student from Bedford Modern School has been named All Britain Champion for whistle playing at the national competition for traditional Irish Music, despite being one of the youngest in his category...
A Year 9 Bedford Girls’ Student (BGS) has been awarded the prestigious Junior Engineering 2021 prize for her Big Bang Competition project entitled ‘DM2.Prevent’...
A Bedford parent has raised concerns that there aren’t enough year 7 secondary school places in Bedfordshire. The parent, who asked to remain anonymous, says they have been...