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 got together to celebrate the King's Coronation, with a magic show and a massive tea party! 
  • We've been working hard to build home-school links with a packed programme of events, workshops and activity sessions. 
  • We got together for a brilliant Science Week, which included a whole-school Science Fair, animal sessions led by Teaching Talons, a Knex challenge, lots of workshops and our annual Egg Drop Challenge.    
  • We ended the Spring Term with a fantastic Easter Disco
  •  We've all been doing lots of fundraising this year, including a Dance-a-thon, cake sales, discos and our Christmas Fayre, all designed to raise money for our Trim Trail Fund.   
  • We all got into costume to celebrate this year's World Book Day, dressing-up as some of our favourite storybook characters - everyone from Harry Potter to Elmer the Elephant!  
  • 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.
  • 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.

"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:   

  • In a busy few weeks, we hosted the Stevenage Schools Football Year 3/4 Tournament, FA Cup Final and end-of-season presentations.     
  • 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.  
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: