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Major overhaul of Luton children’s centres in the pipeline

Children’s centres in Luton could be in line for a radical overhaul as the council seeks to make savings of £1m.

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Luton apprentice Jack Bishop who's landed a dream job in Harpenden

Dream job for Luton Formula 1 fan

Teenage Formula 1 fan Jack Bishop from Wigmore has got his foot in the door to a career in the motor industry.

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Top mark for Leedon in primary science award

Top mark for Leedon in primary science award

A commitment to excellence in teaching and learning has won Leedon Lower School a prestigious award – the Primary Science Quality Mark Silver.

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�Rothesay Nursery School pupils with headteacher, Janet Brownjohn

Rothesay Nursery celebrates a ‘good’ inspection from Ofsted

Pupils and staff at Rothesay Nursery are celebrating after being judged to be a ‘good’ school following a recent Ofsted inspection.

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Montelle Neufville who us running a series of youth  workshops

Challenging stereotypes

A series of workshops encouraging tolerance, understanding and compassion is to be launched by Luton social enterprise MF Youth Consultants.

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Josiah and Praveen with their parents

Distinctions for musicians

Luton Community Music School is celebrating success after three of its musicians passed their first exams with distinction.

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New boss for School Trust

New boss for School Trust

The Shared Learning Trust has a new chief executive.

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Pioneering project reunites refugees with families

Pioneering project reunites refugees with families

A pioneering project by the University of Bedfordshire that helps reunite refugees with their families has been shortlisted for a national award.

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‘Silent killer’ risk on the rise

‘Silent killer’ risk on the rise

The risks of suffering carbon monoxide poisoning in Bedfordshire are on the rise according to a latest Freedom of Information (FOI) request.

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Just how unhealthy are your children’s lunchboxes?

Just how unhealthy are your children’s lunchboxes?

Childhood obesity is being fueled by packed lunches, new research has found.

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Eleanor’s design is a winner

Eleanor’s design is a winner

A 14 year old girl from Dunstable has taken the top prize in an art competiton run by BedfordshirePolice.

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Top 10 things kids think you should have nailed before you turn 30

Top 10 things kids think you should have nailed before you turn 30

Forget fast cars, earning loads of money or even finding love - schoolchildren aged between five and 16 believe the secret to being a successful grown-up is being “happy”.

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Borough is a great place to raise a family - survey

It’s official - Central Bedfordshire is one of the best places in the UK to live for families.

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Charity aims to warn parents

Charity aims to warn parents

Posters in Arabic, Urdu, Bengali, and Somali will appear in GP surgeries in Luton to raise awareness of an NSPCC helpline for parents worried about terrorism and radicalisation.

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What type of parent are you?

What type of teacher-parent are you?

Are you a drill sergeant, a worshipper, a skipper or a teammate? Experts have identified four types of parent when it comes to teaching their children how to DRIVE.

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Cardinal Newman - another great year for exam results

Cardinal Newman - another great year for exam results

GCSE students at Cardinal Newman are celebrating another set of excellent exam results. Thanks to the combined efforts of students and staff results show further improvement on the excellent outcomes secured last year with more students than ever in a position to proceed to advanced courses in September.

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GCSE results.

School to appeal after all ITC pupils are given a ‘u’ grade at GCSE

A senior school is to appeal to an exam board after every single one of its ICT students was handed a ‘U’ in their GCSEs.

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Stockwood Park and Chalk Hills celebrate impressive GCSE results

Stockwood Park and Chalk Hills celebrate impressive GCSE results

The Shared Learning Trust is delighted to announce a highly positive set of GCSE results achieved by students at its Stockwood Park and Chalk Hills Academies.

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Manshead GCSE 2016

Manshead’s GCSE record results in English/Maths

Students at Manshead School have again enjoyed great success in their GCSE exams with a record 59% achieving A*-C grades in English and Maths.

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Lealands GCSE 2016

GCSE Lealands: ‘Hard work pays off’

Lealands High School says it is very proud of its students who worked extremely hard to achieve some excellent results in this year’s GCSEs.

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