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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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Crime

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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Great Barford Academy visit to Bedford Blues

Rugby players and coaches help inspire reading skills for Great Barford youngsters

Students from Great Barford Primary Academy had the chance to meet players from Bedford Blues during a project mixing sport with reading.

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Commuters face traffic chaos as Beast from the East hits Bedfordshire

Commuters face traffic chaos as Beast from the East hits Bedfordshire

Bedfordshire commuters have been struggling to work today after the Beast from the East finally hit the county.

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Abigail Boothroyd has a go at the giant 'Sudoku' board   PICTURE: Mecha Morton

Science on show is a hit at two-day festival

The first ever Suffolk Science Festival brought the subject to life in Bury St Edmunds on Saturday and Sunday.

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Thurston Community College pupils are preparing for their production of the musical Oliver!

Pupils inspired by musical of orphan Oliver

Pupils are putting the finishing touches to their production of the popular musical Oliver!

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Gothic Mede Academy at the O2

O2 Arena date for talented year 4 academy students from Arlesey

Students from the Gothic Mede Academy in Arlesey performed along with almost 7,800 children at the O2 Arena in one of the largest school choir concerts in the world.

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Education

Have your say on school’s age range

Residents will be asked for their views on Southill Lower School extending its age range.

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Isla Cockerton, a pupil at Horringer Court School, got 100% in her SATs Maths     PICTURE: Mecha Morton

Isla is a 100 per cent SATS star

While education is not all about test results, a Bury St Edmunds school is celebrating achieving a set of high scores.

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Latest stats reveal underperforming schools

Two schools in Chronicle country has been named as below average in the latest Government figures.

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Students have helped to design the logo for the new Abbeygate Sixth Form, which opens in Bury St Edmunds in September 2019 Picture Mark Westley

Logo for new Abbeygate Sixth Form college incorporates students’ designs

Students have helped to create a dynamic brand for a new sixth form college in Bury St Edmunds.

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