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11 PLUS QUIZ: Are you smarter than an 11 year old?

New research has revealed just 16% of parents score full marks in an 11 Plus quiz.

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Westminster killer ‘taught at Luton college’

Westminster terrorist Khalid Masood taught in a Luton school according to The Sun.

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Assistant principal of new Bedfordshire secondaryschool appointed

Assistant principal of new Bedfordshire secondaryschool appointed

A new assistant principal has been appointed at Wixams Academy.

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School in Bedfordshire hosts ‘great teacher bake off’

School in Bedfordshire hosts ‘great teacher bake off’

It was a bake off with a difference last week at Westfield School.

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Bedford College ready for new sci-fi show

Bedford College ready for new sci-fi show

The ‘loveliest’ show in town is being backed by town centre businesses.

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Kempston woman named ‘student of the year’

Kempston woman named ‘student of the year’

Certificates in office computer skills have been attained by 200 people at the High Street IT training centre.

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It’s rocket science for Bedfordshire primary school pupils

It’s rocket science for Bedfordshire primary school pupils

Around 120 pupils from a local primary school became rocket scientists for the day with the help of Bedfordshire engineering business Lockheed Martin UK.

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Special report: Children tucking into lunchboxes with double their daily sugar intake

Special report: Children tucking into lunchboxes with double their daily sugar intake

Children are tucking into lunchboxes containing more than double their daily sugar intake, a study has found.

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New lease of life for much loved farm

New lease of life for much loved farm

One year on from the public consultation about the future of Dell Farm Education Centre, the Farm is now thriving and taking bookings through 2018.

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Meerkats and lizards visit Bedfordshire school for Science Week

Meerkats and lizards visit Bedfordshire school for Science Week

Children at Hazeldene Lower School were reaching for the stars during this year’s Science Week.

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King-size school is proposed for pint-size Bedfordshire village

King-size school is proposed for pint-size Bedfordshire village

A tiny village with just 800 inhabitants could have a giant new school – for 630 children.

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Pupils head to Rowney Warren in schools cross country

Nearly 200 children joined in the 20th running of the Schools Cross-Country Relays at Chicksands.

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Plea to take on more apprentices

Plea to take on more apprentices

Investment in new developments across Bedfordshire will be integral to supporting the 67,000 young people Not in Education, Employment or Training (NEET) in the East of England, according to leading contractor, Wates Construction.

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Most pupils get first choice school

Almost all pupils transferring to secondary and upper schools across Central Bedfordshire in September have been granted their first preference.

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Bedford pupils host hair raising fundraiser for hospital

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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