AS2Educate celebrates Bedfordshire students with grand graduation event

AS2Educate teaches youngsters from Central Bedfordshire and Hertfordshire

AS2Educate honoured its year 11 students with a grand graduation event at Westmill Community Centre.

The ceremony, which was a testament to the students' determination and the unwavering support of their mentors, celebrated the exceptional achievements of the graduating class of 2023.

Under the watchful gaze of over 80 guests, including proud parents, family members, friends, and esteemed individuals, the event took on a significance that would be etched into the students' memories for years to come.

VIP guests included Festus Akinbusoye, The Police and Crime Commissioner for Bedfordshire along with representatives from Hertfordshire and Bedfordshire local authorities.

The highlight of the evening was undoubtedly the students themselves, who took centre stage to celebrate their academic triumphs and personal growth. A particularly touching moment was when several brave students, not accustomed to public speaking, mustered the courage to step onto the stage and deliver heartfelt farewell speeches.

The graduation event was a testament to the hard work, dedication, and resilience displayed by the year 11 students throughout their time at AS2Educate. It symbolised not only their academic accomplishments but also their readiness to embrace the next chapter in their lives.

AS2Educate, a Key Stage 4 Alternative Provision for students with special educational needs (SEN) who struggle in mainstream schools, takes immense pride in nurturing and empowering its students. The graduation event served as a poignant reminder of the provision’s commitment to preparing students for the challenges that lie ahead.

As the year 11 graduates bid farewell to AS2Educate, they carry with them a wealth of knowledge, experiences, and a strong foundation for their future endeavours. The event marked the end of one chapter and the beginning of another, creating cherished memories and fostering enduring bonds among the AS2Educate community.

Congratulations and best wishes go out to the year 11 graduates, as they embark on their respective paths with the support and encouragement of AS2Educate behind them. The provision’s dedication to helping students thrive continues, ensuring that they find success, fulfilment, and happiness in all their future ventures. For more information about AS2Educate, visit