Have you applied for your child’s school place for September 2019?

Applications are now open for children due to start school in Central Bedfordshire next year. If your child is due to start school in September 2019, or transfer to middle, secondary or upper school, you can apply online.

If you are applying for a place to start school or to join a middle school, you have until Tuesday 15 January 2019 to make an application.

The deadline is Wednesday 31 October 2018 for applications to transfer to a secondary or upper school in 2019

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Students at Wootton Upper School celebrate record GCSE results

Wootton Upper School students are today (23 August 2018) celebrating their GCSE results, with many students achieving outstanding individual grades. One student achieved 10 Grade 9s

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Education News: Decision made to close Shelton Lower School

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Home Office launches anti-knife crime lessons ahead of summer holidays

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Cranfield climbs high in MBA FT entrepreneurship rankings

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Battle-damaged jacket proved to be from Waterloo

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Residents are being asked to have their say on the future of Shelton Lower School

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Shelton Lower School under threat of closure

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Prize winning baubles from Cranfield Academy

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Ministry of Defence awards Cranfield University Silver Employer Recognition

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A woman wearing a graduation cap smiling and looking up at the sky. Education News from the Cranfield and Marston Vale Chronicle. Photo by Juan Ramos on Unsplash

Education News and information

The latest Education News, comment and analysis on local schools, including further and higher education in the Cranfield and Marston Vale area.

The Cranfield and Marston Vale Chronicle’s Education News section provides the latest news on the area nurseries, schools, sixth form and further education colleges, and universities.

The area covered includes Central Bedfordshire and Bedford Borough Councils. Education News covers school performance, planning for population increases and school closures.