News headlines

Across the news section of the site we'll attempt to keep you up-to-date with what we've been up to at school - and you'll find more school news on our class pages, in our termly newsletters and via our twitter feed


Our latest news:

  • We celebrated Christmas with parties in every class, a huge communal Christmas dinner and a fantastic concert that saw every class performing their own song! 
  • We've been working hard to build home-school links with a packed programme of events, workshops and activity sessions. 
  • Years 1 and 2 worked hard to make their Christmas show a massive hit, performing Baubles to a series of packed audiences!
  •  School Council planted a new community orchard as part of the Queen's Green Canopy project.
  • We wrote speeches, made presentations and went to the polls to elect our new School Councillors.
  • Our production of The Lion King was a big hit, with over 400 tickets sold across 3 brilliant performances and every member of Keystage 2 involved.
  • We've been getting out and about - 32 members of year 5/6 had an unforgettable weekend away at PGL in Surrey, year 5 and 6 visited Knebworth House, while everyone in Nursery and Reception spent a lovely day at Ardeley Church Farm.
  • We got together for a brilliant Science Week, which included workshops with scientists from the Natural History Museum, animal sessions led by Teaching Talons, and our annual Egg Drop Challenge.    

"Staff are very proud to work at Bedwell Primary School. There is a tangible sense of teamwork and commitment throughout the school."

Ofsted report, 2022

Sports news

We love getting involved every sporting opportunity that comes our way, from football to gymnastics to hockey to dance. Here's a sample of what we've been up to recently:   

  • We tried out a wide range of sports with our Sports Week challenges.
  • Year 5 and 6 all took part in the Bikeability project, learning to ride safely both on the playground and local roads.  
  • Our Football teams have been in weekly action, playing in the Stevenage Schools FA leagues and Cup. 
Leavers videos

At the end of each year, we celebrate the adventure that our Year 6 children have been on as they travel through our school with a special video which we watch in our final assembly of the year. You can watch our last few below: