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  • 14/05/21

    The Big Ask

      The Children's Commissioner for England is wanting to hear from young people across the country, and is running the largest ever survey of children and young people in England. The aim is to understand what young people think and what children need to live happier lives, and inform the...
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  • 06/05/21

    Sad News

    Everyone at Samuel Whitbread Academy is deeply saddened at the passing of a Year 11 pupil, which has come as a great shock to us all. Our heartfelt thoughts and condolences are with the pupil’s family and we ask for their privacy to be respected at this tragic time. Over the coming days...
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  • 15/04/21

    Former Premier League footballer vows to help local club after 'awful' fire

    An unfortunate incident within our community, resulting in Shefford Saints Football Club's storage unit & equipment igniting. For more details read The Comet's article.
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  • 14/04/21

    HRH, The Duke of Edinburgh

    Following the recent passing of His Royal Highness, The Duke of Edinburgh, the staff and students at Samuel Whitbread Academy would like to pass on our deepest condolences to The Queen and The Royal Family. The Duke of Edinburgh Award has been an important feature of Samuel Whitbread’s extr...
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  • 26/03/21

    Best Two-Tier Update

    Please see the pdf file below for the latest BEST newsletter to keep our parents, staff and the community informed on two-tier education conversion in the Shefford and Stotfold cluster.
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  • 19/03/21

    New campaign aims to shine a light on exploitation in Bedfordshire

    Central Beds Council have launched the Bedfordshire Against Violence and Exploitation (BAVEX) campaign, bringing together different agencies across the county to speak out with one voice against exploitation and organised crime. To mark the launch, a video outlining six examples of exploitation b...
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  • 17/03/21

    Free Calisthenics Fitness Session

    Free fitness session by Shefford Youth Hub. For more details or to register, please contact Esme on details in flyer.
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  • 10/03/21

    Online Event and New Reporting App

      Please see an upcoming event and a new app for reporting online content. Understanding a Child’s Digital World – Event, Tuesday 16th March 2021, 18:00 hrs Counter Terrorism Policing East Midlands are hosting a free online event to encourage parents and prof...
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  • 08/03/21

    SWA featured on ITV Anglia News

    SWA featured on ITV Anglia News again today as students returned back to school, showing the testing process and outlining the importance of a safe school environment during the pandemic. Click the link below to watch the short clip. https://www.itv.com/news/anglia/2021-03-08/excitement-and-nerve...
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  • 23/02/21

    Paddington star Ben Whishaw and his Bedfordshire roots​​​​​​​

      A third Paddington film is on its way, with former student Ben Whishaw expected to voice the marmalade-loving bear. For more details read Bedfordshire Live's article.
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  • 12/02/21

    A huge thank you to all students at SWA!

    A thank you message to all SWA students from Mrs Linehan, Vice Principal.      
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