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Sandye Place Academy faces risk of closure

The future of Sandye Place Academy is hanging in the balance after its funding was pulled this week.

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Over-capacity Ivel Valley Special School in Biggleswade to benefit from a share of £1.6m Government funding

Ivel Valley Special School in Biggleswade is one of four over-capacity special schools in Central Beds set to benefit from a share of £1.6m government education funding.

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Big Battery Challenge at St Andrew's Lower School

School battery challenge in Biggleswade sees over 10,000 collected

Young pupils in Biggleswade have been on the hunt for batteries in a nationwide campaign.

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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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Cake creations show kids are on to a winner

Cake creations show kids are on to a winner

To celebrate the wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle, Everton Parish Council and Everton Heath Primary School ran a joint “Design a Wedding Cake” competition.

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Back to nature for walk to school week

Back to nature for walk to school week

Schools throughout Chronicle country have been getting active on their way to school during ‘Walk to School Week’.

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Schools top of the charts for healthy biking

Schools top of the charts for healthy biking

Schools in Chronicle country have shown they wheely have what it takes in a Big Pedal competition.

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Uncovering the past in Sandy

Uncovering the past in Sandy

Archaeologists working on the archaeological excavation at the site of Sandy Town Council’s cemetery extension held a drop-in evening last week.

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Town celebrates its community

Town celebrates its community

For the past 16 years Sandy’s Town Mayor has made an award to the person or people who have done the most for the community or for other residents in Sandy and Beeston.

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‘Save Our Sandye school’

More than 816 people have signed a petiton in a bid to save a Sandy school they claim is threatened with closure.

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Bright colours help raise cash

Bright colours help raise cash

Families attending TinyTalk Mid-Bedfordshire’s Baby Signing and Toddler Talking classes in Biggleswade, Arlesey and Campton, took part in special fundraising classes at the end of term, to raise money for the Rainbow Trust Children’s Charity.

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Sport Relief at Gothic Mede

Active pupils at Arlesey count their steps for Sport Relief

Children at the Gothic Mede Academy in Arlesey took part in Sport Relief and raised over £200 to help people live happier, heathier and safer lives.

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Etonbury students with their artwork

Sculpture created by Arlesey students makes final of global competition

A group of students from Arlesey reached the finals of a competition with a sculpture based on the decline of the bee population.

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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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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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Minecraft

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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World Book Day at Gothic Mede Academy

Pyjamas are the dress code for academy book day in Arlesey

Pupils kept their pyjamas on for a fun day at school sharing their favourite books and bedtime stories.

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Shuttleworth celebrating Ofsted success

Shuttleworth celebrating Ofsted success

Shuttleworth College has been judged to be outstanding by Ofsted inspectors who were assessing the experience of residential students at the country park setting.

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School proud of ‘good’ report

School proud of ‘good’ report

A Henlow Lower School is celebrating its latest Ofsted report

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