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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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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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Auvea (right) with her twin sister, Archanaa, who is busy writing a story!

Luton’s Auvea set for poetry success write away!

A young Luton wordsmith is delighted to announce the publication of her first poetry book, which includes everything from creepy crawlies to cyber safety!

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The Uniform Exchange drop off point

Swap school uniform with Level Trust

Level Trust’s Uniform Exchange has set up a donation point for school uniform outside its shop in The Mall Luton.

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Barnfield College

Barnfield College hit with bruising Ofsted report

Barnfield College has been hit with a bruising Ofsted report which states it ‘Requires Improvement’.

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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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Christina Pearce

Luton teacher praised by former student

A teacher from Luton has been honoured by Oxford University for the inspirational role she played for one of her former students.

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The Year 6 class at Chantry Primary Academy need your votes

Luton school wants the public to vote for them in a Jet2 competition

A school in Luton wants the public to vote for them in a competition to win a school trip to Majorca.

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Pupils with the Artsmark Award

Celebrating an Artsmark

Pupils and staff at Someries Infant School are celebrating after receiving a prestigious Artsmark Award.

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Academy work on track

Academy work on track

There’s been no stopping progress on work to expand Arnold Academy, despite the recent cold snap.

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Mark and Clem. When Clem grows up he would like to be a train driver.

Special train ride at Luton Airport Parkway for young carer Clem

A young Luton carer was given the surprise of a lifetime, as he was treated to a day dedicated to his favourite hobby - trains!

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Catherine Sandland (left) presents Ravneet with her award.

Ravneet and Puddle Ducks scoop splashing win for Luton and Dunstable!

The hardworking owner of a Luton and Dunstable swimming company is delighted to have been awarded ‘National Franchisee of the Year’.

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The first spade goes into the ground, starting the construction.

Plans formally approved for Luton’s new Chiltern Academy

Plans to open Luton’s new 1,200 capacity secondary school, Chiltern Academy, have been formally approved by the Secretary of State for Education.

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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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