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Dance student from Bedford helps launch governing body in India

A dance science student from the University of Bedfordshire has helped to launch India’s first dance governing body.

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Shocking figures reveal 12 year olds self harming in Central Bedfordshire

A boy “of four or five” starting school in Central Bedfordshire didn’t know his own name, it’s been revealed.

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Student from Bedford at finals of design competition

A student from Bedford has reached the finals in a design contest.

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Music distinctions for Bedford sixth former

A sixth former from Bedford has taken another step up in her musical career.

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Pupils come out tops on Big Pedal around Bedfordshire

Pupils at schools around Biggleswade and Sandy have pedalled their way to success in a national challenge - with Stotfold coming out tops.

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Six governors at school threatened with closure resign

A village school which is threatened with closure has had all but one of its governors resign.

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Lockheed Martin donation to Cranfield Church of England Academy

Pupils in Cranfield go hi-tech thanks to donation from Ampthill company

Young children at a Cranfield school are making huge leaps in their learning thanks to a donation of technology from engineering business Lockheed Martin UK.

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Primary students at Sharnbrook test out new traversing wall

Adventurous students in Sharnbrook are getting to grips with a fabulous new traversing wall.

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School team from Biddenham raise over £10k in hot city marathon

After months of hard training three members of staff from Biddenham School have raised thousands of pounds for charity when they ran in the hottest London Marathon ever.

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National accolade for St James’ primary school in Biddenham

A national accolade for quality has been awarded to St James’ CE VA Primary School in Biddenham for its work in improving the wellbeing, resilience and self-esteem of its pupils who are vulnerable to under achievement.

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Education Secretary Damian Hinds oversees a history lesson during his visit to Bedford Free School last Thursday

Education Secretary Damian Hinds left impressed with ‘enterprising’ Bedford Free School during visit

Wider curriculums, longer classroom hours and reducing teacher workload were the key topics of discussion as Education Secretary Damian Hinds visited Bedford.

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It’s a Bug’s World brings a tropical jungle to Shortstown

It’s a Bug’s World is making a welcome return to Shortstown - turning the village hall into a tropical jungle.

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Children in San Salvador say thanks for football kits sent from Bedford

Pupils from Catholic schools around Bedford sent football kits to needy children in Central America.

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Kelsey’s in the picture with portfolio showcasing Bedford

A Bedford College student has created a portfolio of pictures showcasing the town centre.

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Have your say on the future of Shelton Lower School

Residents are being asked to have their say on the future of Shelton Lower School in Marston.

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Budding young artists from Wootton Upper School in Bedford are preparing to showcase their work in a gallery-style summer exhibition.

Bedford school’s pupils prepare to put their work on show

Budding young artists are preparing to showcase their work in a gallery-style summer exhibition.

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Bedford’s provision for children with special educational needs criticised in new report

Bedford’s provision for children with special educational needs criticised in new report

Government bosses have ruled that Bedford’s provision for children with special educational needs (SEN) or disabilities is not good enough.

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New school for children with special needs planned for Kempston

New school for children with special needs planned for Kempston

A new free school for children with profound and multiple learning difficulties is set to open in Kempston.

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School buzzes as science week explodes into action at Renhold

Pupils at a village school had an explosive week of fun during a special science project.

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Cranfield University sued by students over strike by lecturers

Students are suing Cranfield University over the recent staff strike.

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