One of the Department of Education’s aims is that every primary school child should be able to, read a book and write a short story with accurate punctuation, spelling and grammar by the time they join secondary school.
Two years ago Dean Smith was homeless on the streets of Luton and Bedford, sleeping in doorways for shelter. Now the 39-year-old is celebrating passing his driving test first time following support from homelessness charity Emmaus Village Carlton.
For the 15th consecutive year, the four Luton Rotary Clubs and Barton Rotary Club combined to set up and man a facility for shoppers at The Mall Luton to have their blood pressure checked free of charge.
Keith Butten and 80 friends associated with Luton Rugby Club completed a seven mile walk from The Chequers pub at Streatley to Luton Rugby Club to raise money for Prostate Cancer UK, and awareness of the disease.
Youngsters at Luton school have fun learning serious values
A recent cup stacking competition at William Austin Infant school not only tested pupils’ co-ordination skills, but helped to put the school’s values of determination, team work, respect and happiness into practice.