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Bedford pupils host hair raising fundraiser for hospital

Castle Newnham Primary School care club turned itself into a hairdressing salon for charity this week.

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New primary school in Bedford appoints headteacher

New primary school in Bedford appoints headteacher

A primary school currenly being built near the Kings Field development off the A428 has appointed a headteacher.

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Special needs school in Bedford celebrates £1.3m upgrade

Special needs school in Bedford celebrates £1.3m upgrade

St John’s Special School and College has opened the doors to its new £1.3 million block of classrooms.

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Bedford School gets high praise following inspection

Bedford School gets high praise following inspection

Bedford School has received the highest possible outcome in their recent Independent Schools’ Inspection (ISI).

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Bedford Girls’ School students sleep rough to raise money for homeless

Bedford Girls’ School students sleep rough to raise money for homeless

A group of Bedford Girls’ School students braved the elements when camping out on Cardington Road on Friday night.

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English University offering £15k grant to study PHD in chocolate

English University offering £15k grant to study PHD in chocolate

A university is seeking doctoral candidates to undertake a PHD - in CHOCOLATE.

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‘Racist’ Bedfordshire school acted wrongly

A Bedfordshire school discriminated against two Asian brothers last year by calling police after the children were given plastic toy guns as presents.

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Richard Fuller MP launches Bedford Community Business School

Richard Fuller MP launches Bedford Community Business School

Richard Fuller, MP for Bedford and Kempston, officially launched a new free business school last week.

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Bedford College to merge with Tresham College

Bedford College to merge with Tresham College

Bedford College and Tresham College of Further and Higher Education in Northamptonshire have begun the process to officially merge.

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Body cameras: coming to a school near you soon

Body cameras: coming to a school near you soon

The use of body cameras by front line police and other uniformed enforcement agencies is increasing at an unstoppable rate both in the US and UK.

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Latest school league tables show where you live affects your childs education

Latest school league tables show where you live affects your child’s education

The results are in, and the so-called north-south divide continues to separate children’s educational outcomes by geography – as the recently published secondary schools’ performance data from the Department for Education shows

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Marston Vale joins the Chiltern Learning Trust

Marston Vale joins the Chiltern Learning Trust

Marston Vale Middle School has become the latest school to join the Chiltern Learning Trust.

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166 fewer teachers in Bedford by 2019, thanks to £62million funding cut

166 fewer teachers in Bedford by 2019, thanks to £62million funding cut

There will be nearly 170 fewer teacher in state schools across Bedford Borough by 2019, it was claimed this week.

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Bedford schools top region for GCSE results

Bedford schools top region for GCSE results

Bedford Borough has come out as top of the region for Progress 8 GCSE results.

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Newnham girls visit Cambridge namesake

Newnham girls visit Cambridge namesake

As part of Castle Newnham’s ‘bright futures month’ Year 8 girls visited Newnham College, Cambridge.

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Success tastes just great for young chef Olatunde

A 14-year-old Dunstable schoolboy has been wowing judges with his culinary talents.

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University students urged to get vaccinated against meningitis and septicaemia

University students urged to get vaccinated against meningitis and septicaemia

Public Health England (PHE) are urging all new university students to get vaccinated against deadly meningococcal disease.

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Bedford students in pole position for F1 apprenticeships

Bedford students in pole position for F1 apprenticeships

Bedford College students are in pole position when it comes to winning ‘Formula 1’ apprenticeships with Mercedes AMG High Performance Powertrains (HPP).

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Bedford students star in national show

Bedford students star in national show

Bedford College has been featured on regional television as having the answers to the national shortage of skills in the construction industry.

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New Bedford primary school has headteacher confirmed

New Bedford primary school has headteacher confirmed

The new headteacher of Wixams Tree Primary will be Mary Langley, appointed by Bedford College Academies Trust.

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