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‘Help us start Luton youth club and keep kids safe’

A determined group of Luton mums is appealing for donations to start a new summer youth club and help keep youngsters away from crime.

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Phoenix Starr Dance College open day

Phoenix Starr Academy hosts a college Open Day for dancers in Luton

Phoenix Starr Academy recently held an open day for its Dance College, in Chapel Street, Luton, to give dancers the chance to look round the hip hop college and see what courses were available.

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Figures have been released by Jobcentre Plus

Shocking figures reveal 12 year olds self harming in Central Bedfordshire

A boy “of four or five” starting school in Central Bedfordshire didn’t know his own name, it’s been revealed.

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The day included drumming workshops, craft lessons, Gambian geography lessons, and African story times. Here, headteacher Chris Davidson joins in.

Luton school Gambia Day raises £2,500 for charity

Kind-hearted staff and pupils from Beech Hill Community Primary in Luton held their very own ‘Gambia Day’, to raise much-needed funds for the African school they are twinned with.

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Amar at a previous 'Be Champions' event with pupils from The Meads. Credit: Khalid Bari.

Be a healthy food champion with the ‘World Cup trophy’ and Luton Foodbank!

Luton pupils will learn what it takes to be healthy eating champions when the ‘World Cup trophy’ comes to town.

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Luton’s autistic pupils ‘at risk’ of exclusion

A national charity is claiming that children with autism in Luton are “disproportionately at risk” from being excluded from school.

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L-R: Paul Hunt CEO YMCA Bedfordshire, High Sheriff of Bedfordshire, Deputy Mayor, Junayd Hanif YMCA Bedfordshire Housing Manager (Luton).

‘YMCA Luton helped me recover’

Luton’s YMCA residents took local businesses, sector partners and council officials on a tour to help promote the charity’s services and break down stigmas.

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Pop art created by pupils from The Linden Academy

Pupils’ Royal Pop art project

Pupils from The Linden Academy in Luton have created a triptych of Her Majesty The Queen as part of their Pop art project.

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Hannah Zemzam. Hannah. To donate: justgiving.com/crowdfunding/zemzaminspiringchange

Help Hannah raise £10K to support youngsters with ambitious charity ‘ZemZam Inspiring Change’

A former Cardinal Newman student went back to her roots, as she launched a project to help youngsters achieve their dreams and inspired pupils to aim high.

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Harlington Upper School has received a 'good' rating from Ofsted

Harlington continues to be a ‘good’ school

Pupils and staff from Harlington Upper School are celebrating after the school was rated as ‘good’ by Ofsted.

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Annie and Monica with Annie's latest book

Luton headteachers lead coaching revolution

A headteacher from Luton is recommending a new book that has been released about coaching in schools.

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Hillborough Junior School recorded a video recorded a song celebrating Luton Town's manager Nathan Jones

VIDEO: Pupils celebrate Hatters promotion

Staff and children from Hillborough Junior School have enjoyed this football season almost as much as Luton Town FC. As Hatters fans they were honoured to be invited to sing at the club’s family days and watch the team beat Stevenage 7-1.

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Huda volunteered in Malawi when she was at Luton Sixth Form College. Photo by Kayla Martins

Volunteering in Tanzania to tackle poverty

A student from Luton is raising money to support a project that tackles poverty in Tanzania, where she will be volunteering for ten weeks.

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CBeebies Sid coming to Luton for Children’s Activities Week

A fun-loving CBeebies presenter is visiting Luton for Children’s Activities Week UK (April 30 - May 4), helping youngsters become healthy.

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Barnfield College

Barnfield College appoint new Interim Principal and CEO

Barnfield College has appointed Martin Sim as the new Interim Principal and CEO. The news comes after the former Principal, Tim Eyton-Jones, is understood to have left his position at the college after three years, just a month after it was placed in administered status.

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Financial fears for Barnfield College

Financial fears for Barnfield College

Barnfield College has been placed into administered status after serious concerns about its financial management.

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When do parents in Luton find out about primary school places?

When do parents in Luton find out about primary school places?

Applications are falling but 60,000 pupils’ parents won’t get their first school choices, says The Good Schools Guide.

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Ian Bee. Credit: A Harbron ADH Photos

Top musicians and Drumin2 make lessons for lower income Luton families

A popular drum teacher recommended by the likes of Steve White is pioneering a new project to help lower income Luton families.

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Easter eggs donation Store manager Scott Jell, Year 1 teachers Miss Rogers and Mrs Wright, Store owner Molly Patel

Easter egg hunt thanks to donation

Pupils from Southfield Primary School enjoyed an Easter egg hunt before the holidays, thanks to a donation from Nisa Local.

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Above: Sid Sloane. Sid will be in the Luton area for activity week on May 1.

CBeebies star teaches ‘Copy Sid’ in Luton

Lucky Luton schools received a visit from energetic CBeebies presenter, Sid Sloane, as he aimed to fire their ambitions and promote Children’s Activities Week.

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