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Getting the most out of university open days

Tuesday 10 October 2017

You’ve waded through piles of prospectuses, googled every university that could be of interest, and now it’s time to hit the open road and pay a visit to the ones on your shortlist.

Hogwarts? It’s been a magic five years

Tuesday 3 October 2017

There’s no magic spell for conjuring up 570 students from a standing start - but one historic building on Bromham Road has performed its own form of miracle.
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A-Level Results Day

Thursday 17 August 2017

Dominik Skreta, of Bedford achieved 3 Grade A Stars and is off to a great apprentice career start with international accountants EY.
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Exceptional increase in our A-Level results

Thursday 17 August 2017

Ian Pryce CBE CEO of The Bedford College Group has applauded the success of students at The Bedford Sixth Form.
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Applications rocket

Wednesday 16 August 2017

School students are choosing The Bedford Sixth Form in rising numbers for their post-16 - Level and BTEC courses.
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Getting creative with the Women’s Institute

Friday 26 May 2017

On 22 April 2017 A2 Art and Textile students had the opportunity to take part in a workshop with members of a local Women’s Institute (WI) Group.
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Students talk politics with local MP

Friday 28 April 2017

On Friday 21 April 2017 30 first year Politics students welcomed Richard Fuller, Conservative Member of Parliament (MP) for the Bedford and Kempston Constituency.
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Health & Social Care Academic Poster Exhibition

Thursday 23 March 2017

In February, Health & Social Care students at The Bedford Sixth Form held an Academic Poster convention.
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Art in Action

Thursday 23 March 2017

On Wednesday 9 March Art students at The Bedford Sixth Form visited the UCL Institute of Education to attend a series of exciting and stimulating talks organised by The Training Partnership.
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Classics comes to The Bedford Sixth Form

Thursday 2 February 2017

From September 2017 students at The Bedford Sixth Form will have the opportunity to study ‘Classical Civilisation’ at A-Level.
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National award for marketing

Wednesday 11 January 2017

The Bedford Sixth Form Marketing team has been applauded in a national awards scheme for making post-16 A Level choices clear to families in Bedfordshire.
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Author Mike Carey visits the Sixth Form

Thursday 15 December 2016

On Thursday 24 November English A-Level students at The Bedford Sixth Form welcomed British author Mike Carey.
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Live brief Art students

Monday 28 November 2016

In October this year Graphics students from The Bedford Sixth Form took part in the Victoria & Albert Museum’s (V&A) annual Graphic Gathering project. This year the project was delivered in partnership with BBC Radio 1.
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Mock trial competition

Monday 28 November 2016

On Tuesday 1 November 18 students from The Bedford Sixth Form took part in the annual ‘Mock Trial’ competition hosted by the Bedford Magistrates’ Association at Bedford Magistrates Court.
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Computer Science student gets Raspberry Pi!

Tuesday 11 October 2016

On Saturday 1 October, first year student Jennifer Ollett took part in the Peterborough STEM Festival.
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100% pass rates in key subjects

Thursday 18 August 2016

Students taking A-Levels (A2) at The Bedford Sixth Form have cleaned up with 100% pass rates in subjects like sciences, further mathematics, physics and politics.
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£4,000 Bursary for A-Level students

Monday 20 June 2016

Students with the best GCSE passes could benefit from a £4,000 bursary to study A Levels at The Bedford Sixth Form.
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Student joins MBDA

Tuesday 24 May 2016

Ethan Sinclair, a 19 year old student at The Bedford Sixth Form, has been accepted on to the prestigious Higher Business Apprenticeship 2016 scheme with MBDA, a defence company who supply equipment to the Armed Forces.
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Smart Futures for The Bedford Sixth Form

Tuesday 10 May 2016

Two students from The Bedford Sixth Form have been offered a place on the Smart Futures programme with the EY Foundation.
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Brexit debate with MP

Thursday 5 May 2016

Government & Politics is a key subject among the 30+ A Levels taught by experts at The Bedford Sixth Form.
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Career moves add up

Thursday 17 March 2016

Careers progression is really adding up for students at The Bedford Sixth Form, thanks to Ernst & Young LLP.
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We are tops for A-Levels

Monday 22 February 2016

The Bedford Sixth Form was the highest performing 'state sixth form' in Bedford Borough and Central Bedfordshire for students achieving three or more A-Levels.
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Young People of the Year

Friday 30 October 2015

Students from The Bedford Sixth Form helped present 2015’s Bedfordshire Young People of the Year (Yopey) Awards held at Cranfield University.
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Loving our Freshers Fair

Thursday 24 September 2015

An introduction to life outside of school at The Bedford Sixth Form Freshers’ Fair was popular with students.
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A-Level results day 2015

Thursday 13 August 2015

A-Level results day 2015 saw a 20% rise in A and B grades and 98% pass rate for students of The Bedford Sixth Form.
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Upgrade to The Bedford Sixth Form

Thursday 13 August 2015

The Bedford Sixth Form students are securing places at their first choice universities with better than ever A-Level grades.
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Diploma is ticket to university

Friday 5 June 2015

Business students at The Bedford Sixth Form were this week celebrating winning places at prestigious universities – months ahead of A Level results anxiously awaited by school pupils in the county.
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Fast developing talent

Wednesday 3 June 2015

Students of The Bedford Sixth Form in Bromham Road demonstrated their talents for Art and Design at their end of term exhibition.
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Westminster close call

Monday 18 May 2015

Students of Government and Politics got a close look at the workings of Westminster thanks to local MP Richard Fuller.
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Life in France

Monday 18 May 2015

Learning about life and education in France was the key to success when a party of visitors arrived at The Bedford Sixth Form.
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Italian language lunch

Wednesday 6 May 2015

Students from The Bedford Sixth Form got to their tongues around Italian when they visited Don Graziano restaurant for lunch.
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Sweetened political pill

Wednesday 18 March 2015

First-time voters from The Bedford Sixth Form were asked to take part in a focus group for Bedfordshire on Sunday newspaper.
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Blog by Joel Course

Monday 9 March 2015

My day in the Press Pack
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Oxford debating society hosted

Tuesday 3 March 2015

Students from The Bedford Sixth Form welcomed some high level competition when they hosted a regional round in the Oxford School Debating Competition.
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Politicians value student input

Monday 22 December 2014

Bedford Sixth Form students interested in politics get to speak to some of the biggest names on the local and national scene.
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Meeting Boris Johnson

Friday 31 October 2014

The Bedford Sixth Form A2 student Joel Course had the chance of a lifetime when he arrived for a day’s work experience at the Beds Times & Citizen newspaper.
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Red carpet success

Monday 6 October 2014

The Bedford Sixth Form student Daniella Stramaglia is destined for a career in movie-making after her first film was included in the WJEC Moving Image Awards.
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Countdown to Summer 2015

Monday 6 October 2014

Successful AS students starting a second year at The Bedford Sixth Form, and their A2 classes, have been given guidance on what 2015 will mean in their lives.
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Lunch, Laughter and Lessons

Thursday 21 August 2014

A day of PR experience written by Joel Course
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100% A2 pass rate in 24 out of 30 subjects

Friday 15 August 2014

At Bedford Sixth Form there was a 100% A2 pass rate in 24 out of 30 subjects and a 96% pass rate across all subjects.
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Lights, Cameras and A Level Action at The Bedford Sixth Form

Thursday 14 August 2014

Bedford’s biggest 6th form, offering the widest range of 35 courses to more than 500 students, produced some winners among this year’s A Levels awards.
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Hayley's student blog: End of Year 1

Tuesday 8 July 2014

I cannot believe I’m writing this, but it’s the end of my first year at the The Bedford Sixth Form...
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Paola's student blog: So many decisions!

Monday 7 July 2014

The summer vacation is here! I’m so excited to begin to enjoy the summer and all the great things that come with it...
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Hollywood calling The Bedford Sixth Form

Tuesday 1 July 2014

Hollywood producer Paul Brown gave students an insight in successful film making when he visited on Thursday June 19th.
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Paola's student blog: Study, study, study

Tuesday 20 May 2014

What goes into doing well in an exam?
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Hayley's student blog: Catch up

Tuesday 20 May 2014

So as we enter May half term and near the end of my first year it is clear that stress levels at The Bedford Sixth Form are rising heavily.
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Paola's student blog: British Film Institute

Monday 31 March 2014

A day with all the other film students, we woke early to arrive at the train station and ventured into London for a day of education at The British Film Institute (BFI).
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Hayley's student blog: Money Week

Monday 31 March 2014

At our recent tutorial last week, we discovered that this week would be a themed week looking at money and ways to cut the costs.
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Historic site secured

Friday 28 March 2014

The Bedford Sixth Form has secured its future with the purchase of its site for a figure of £3.25 million.
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Paola's student blog: One term down...

Wednesday 26 February 2014

The autumn term is over, I am settled in, and now there’s only one major priority... mocks!
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Hayley's student blog: End of the Autumn term

Wednesday 26 February 2014

So it’s now 2014 and I’ve been at Bedford Sixth Form for what seems like the entirety of my education yet we’ve hardly even started our two years here.
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Paola's student blog: Studying A-Levels

Wednesday 4 December 2013

Starting A-Levels was definitely something I was extremely worried about. The summer was over, there was no more holiday and I knew that meant buckling up and preparing to get focused.
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Hayley's student blog: Studying Health & Social Care

Wednesday 4 December 2013

It's common knowledge that when people move up to a new school and environment you are guaranteed to be a little nervous, right?
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Open to the community – pool, gym and theatre

Tuesday 4 June 2013

Among the impressive facilities is the 25 metre, six lane swimming pool which houses a range of activities and training sessions.
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Shadow Minister meets students

Wednesday 27 March 2013

Shadow Minister for Defence Jim Murphy answered questions on a range of subjects from Iraq to the economy...
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Former MP Patrick Hall in Question Time

Wednesday 20 March 2013

Former MP and Prospective Parliamentary Candidate Patrick Hall has asked students of The Bedford Sixth Form to help form Labour Party policy.
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MP meets A-Level students

Monday 11 March 2013

The Bedford Sixth Form is fast gaining a reputation with politicians as the place to find and talk to the brightest brains in Bedfordshire.
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The season begins

Tuesday 9 October 2012

The Bedford Sixth Form has kicked off a series of challenging “invitations” to politicians.
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Interested in a career as a CSI?

Thursday 31 May 2012

We offer Forensic Sciences courses which include expert advice from front line professionals.
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