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  • 17/12/21

    FOOTBALL SUCESS

      To start off with, we would like to say thank you to our Gold sponsor RARUK Automation, our Silver sponsors Redrow Homes & Nexus Fostering and our Bronze sponsors Winkworth & Endoline Automation. Their support has been hugely appreciated and has had an immediate impact on the...
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  • 03/12/21

    FINAL EVENT, INTERNATIONAL DEBATE

    We are so proud of the SWA debate team for their incredible performance in the final round of the International Debate that was held on Thursday 25th November. Their performance was flawless, and we put up a great challenge to schools from Zimbabwe, Scotland and our fellow BEST Trust school Etonbu...
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  • 03/12/21

    HISTORY EVENTS

      On Thursday 25th November the History department was delighted to welcome Bill Smith from GreatWarWorkshops. Bill delivered a two-hour workshop on Medicine in the British sector of the Western Front during World War One to 60 Year 10 students. The workshop was designed to enrich our studen...
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  • 19/11/21

    OPENING EVENT INTERNATIONAL DEBATE

      On Wednesday 17th November was the first in a series of events for the international debate that SWA are organising with the FJSS. We heard seven schools clearly detail how Covid and the development and distribution of a vaccine has affected their country, and also the students involv...
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  • 19/11/21

    Career Convention

      On the 16th November, the school held a Careers Convention where students learned about what opportunities await them after education. This year we had exhibitors from Easy Jet, Nova apprenticeships and Bedfordshire Police. We also had representatives from local colleges and Universities...
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  • 19/11/21

    YEAR 9 REMEMBRANCE DAY POEMS

      For the 100th anniversary of the poppy appeal, we held a service to pay respect to those who have served and are serving. Leading up to the service, year nine students were asked to write a poem for Remembrance Day in their engaging minds lessons. Three students’ poems clearly demons...
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  • 05/11/21

    NEWS FROM BEST

    A letter from The Board of Trustees in response to Central Bedfordshire paused on Best Academies growth. To read the full letter please see links below. There is also a published list of F&Q that Best have compiled to answer any general queries or concerns.
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  • 24/09/21

    5 Years of BEST!

    BEST is now five years old. Please look at our '5 Years of BEST' pdf brochure below, which looks back at some of the major highlights for us over the years.
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  • 22/07/21

    Summer Activity Programme

    Please find pdf file from Central Bedfordshire Summer Activity Programme for children and young people aged 8-17 years.
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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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