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Central Bedfordshire

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Partial closure until further notice

Following last night’s government announcement the school will be open for face to face learning only for students that have been contacted directly.

The rest of the students are expected to attend their online lessons that will be emailed out to their school’s accounts.

We look forward to seeing you all either online or otherwise.



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Letter to parents – Covid19-Parent Letter (May 22nd)




ACB students can access the dashboard following this link. The dashboard will enable our students to access everything they need for their virtual learning as well as other useful links to support them and their families during school closure.



Guide (Student) to accessing the Virtual Classroom





Despite the cancellation of exams, GCSE results day is planned to go ahead on Thursday 20 August 2020, this will enable progression to higher and further education to take place in the normal way.

It is not yet known whether students will be able to go to the school to collect their results in person, or whether another system will be put in place to issue results. We will keep you informed of what happens.

This summer’s calculated grades are not predicted grades. Ofqual, the independent qualifications regulator, is developing a fair and robust process that takes into account a broad range of evidence, including assessments by schools and colleges of the grades that students would have been likely to obtain if exams went ahead and their prior attainment

Where can I go to get support to help keep my child safe online?

There is support available to keep your child safe online. Below are some useful links to help parents and carers:

  • Thinkuknow (advice from the National Crime Agency to stay safe online)
  • Internet matters (support for parents and carers to keep their children safe online)
  • Parent info (support for parents and carers to keep their children safe online)
  • LGfL (support for parents and carers to keep their children safe online)
  • Net-aware (support for parents and carers from the NSPCC)
  • Let’s Talk About It (support for parents and carers to keep children safe from online radicalisation)
  • UK Safer Internet Centre (tips, advice, guides)

Guidance for schools, colleges and local authorities on maintaining educational provision

The Academy of Central Bedfordshire is an alternative provision free school dedicated to promoting the wellbeing and success of all within our community of students, families/carers and staff.

We provide support and challenge to all members of our community in developing their skills, in having the courage to try new experiences and in learning to celebrate their success.

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The Academy of Central Bedfordshire was inspected by Ofsted in July 2019 and was found to be a GOOD school. Significant improvements were noted from our previous GOOD inspections. We are pleased that the work of all staff, pupils, parents and carers has been recognised. We would also like to thank our communities for their support.


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