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Majority get their first choice Central Beds school place

Children across Central Bedfordshire have found out today where they will be starting school or transferring to middle school in September.

Education
Helping school’s garden to grow

Helping school’s garden to grow

Green fingered pupils at Potton Lower School have been given a helping hand from CALA Homes. The housebuilder has provided the school with a donation of gardening equipment and accessories in support of National Gardening Week.

Education
Robert Bloomfield School winners of U13 Girls Rugby  Waterfall Games. PNL-170504-141358002

Robert Bloomfield Academy win Waterfall Games

Students at Robert Bloomfield Academy in Shefford have emerged victorious after a hard fought battle in the U13 Girls Rugby Waterfall Games.

Rugby
Education

Tier change may ‘leave wounds for decades’

The wounds of changing from a three to two-tier school system in Sandy could last for decades according to a councillor.

Education
Headteacher Juliet Parker and children at Shillington Lower School with their award. PNL-160727-112303001

School’s age range change

Shillington Lower School has been granted permission to extend its age range.

Education
Older mums are better mums says new study

Older mums are better mums says new study

Older women make better mums with their children displaying fewer behavioural, social and emotional difficulties, a new study reveals.

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School gets the all clear to become a primary

Everton Lower School has been given the go-ahead to extend its age range and become a primary school.

Education
Are you smarter than an 11 year old? Find out by taking the tes

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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Khalid Masood. Photo provided by Met Police SUS-170324-154600001

Westminster killer ‘taught at Luton college’

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

Crime
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.

News 1
The five-year-old who will make you smile

The five-year-old who will make you smile

A five-year-old with Downs Syndrome is helping to raise awareness of the condition for World Down Syndrome Day.

Health
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.

News
Education

Praise for school rated good by Ofsted

Potton Middle school is celebrating another successful Ofsted.

Education
Biggleswade AC schools cross country. PNL-170803-133101002

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.

Business
Education

High praise for school holding its standards

A Blunham lower school has held on to its ‘good’ status in its latest Ofsted inspection.

Education
Education

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.

Education
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.

Education 8
Warnham Primary School has been rated 'requires improvement' by Ofsted

Village school plans to create nursery

Residents are being asked for their views on extending the age range of Shillington Lower School.

Education
Education

‘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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