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Mark Rutherford School has recently become an academy. The school is a member of the North East Bedford Learning Trust (NEBLT). There are approximately 1250 students on roll, aged between 11 and 19 years. In the main, pupils live in North Bedford and the nearby villages.
Standing in 18 acres of playing fields at the edge of the town, the school has good facilities for sport including a sports hall and all-weather tennis courts. Specialist accommodation is provided for Music (including provision for Music Technology), Drama Theatre and purpose-built studio, Dance (a performance area), Computing and Design Technology. The school has eleven Science laboratories and a suite of Art & Design and Modern Foreign Language rooms. There is an excellent Space 4 Learning and Careers provision whilst Sixth Form students have their own suite of rooms for independent study purposes.
We believe that every child is unique. Our aim is to provide broad, balanced, personalised learning experiences that will enable them to be healthy, stay safe, enjoy and achieve, make a positive contribution and to achieve economic well being.
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June 13, 2013