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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

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

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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Bedford students make it to the 2018 Professional Clothing Awards

Bedford College fashion and textile students are continuing to compete on an international stage.

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The raised garden at Shelton Lower School is one stand-out feature, and allows disabled children to take part in gardening at the school

Fears village school near Marston could close after 130 years

A school which has served a Mid Beds village for over 130 years could have to close because it is “unsustainable”.

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Man arrested over schools hoaxes ‘threatening attacks’

An 18-year-old man has been arrested after schools across our area and beyond were put on alert after staff reported that they had been sent “threatening” emails.

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Opinion - threats to schools

Breaking news - We are aware several schools in Bedfordshire have received emails this morning, which are considered to be a hoax.

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Woodlands Middle School present Pantastic

Talented pupils from Flitwick present Peter Pantastic!

Talented pupils at Woodland Middle School in Flitwick had a great time performing in their 2018 show, Pantastic.

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Bedford school wins national award for outstanding results

A school in Bedford has won a national education award after achieving results that were among the best in the country.

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Are you as smart as an 11 year old? Prove it

Just 16% of parents score full marks in an 11 Plus quiz, here’s six questions to test your brain power.

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School launches campaign to help keep cyclists safe

A campaign to keep young cyclists safe is under way at Lakeview Primary School in Wixams.

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School bomb threat hoaxes reported to be a result of Minecraft game feud

National news sources are claiming a feud between rival Minecraft gamers is the reason why 24,000 threatening emails were sent to schools and colleges in the UK.

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Apprentices celebrated at Lavenders Day Nursery in Bedford

It was child’s play for three apprentices who were treated to chocolates and a special lunch at Lavenders Day Nursery in Bedford.

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Pupils take to the airwaves in radio competition to tackle knife crime

The Grange Academy in Kempston has been crowned winner of a countywide Bedfordshire Police knife crime competition.

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School in Bedford transformed into promenade theatre - and the audience come face to face with Jack the Ripper

School in Bedford transformed into promenade theatre - and the audience come face to face with Jack the Ripper

From a classroom to a dungeon - on a cold dark evening, performing arts production students at Mark Rutherford School transformed part of the building into a promenade theatre.

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Science lab fun at pop-up sites across Bedford

The BedPop Science Labs will once again be popping up in venues across Bedford, bringing dozens of STEM activities to the heart of the town at part of British Science Week.

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RHS Gardening award for Goldington Academy

Pots of fun for Bedford academy team in their garden

Pupils at Goldington Academy are celebrating their success at gaining the RHS Campaign for School Gardening Level 4 Award.

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