Biggleswade’s Ivel Valley School aiming for centre of excellence status

Pupils at Ivel Valley School in Biggleswade. Picture: Ivel Valley School

Pupils at Ivel Valley School in Biggleswade. Picture: Ivel Valley School - Credit: Archant

A special school in Biggleswade has had a major restructure as it works towards becoming a centre of excellence.

A student at Ivel Valley School in Biggleswade. Picture: Ivel Valley School

A student at Ivel Valley School in Biggleswade. Picture: Ivel Valley School - Credit: Archant

Ivel Valley School, which is located across two sites in Biggleswade, was previously set up as a primary school off The Baulk and a secondary school in Hitchmead Road.

The Baulk site has now become Ivel Valley College, with Hitchmead Road accommodating the school.

Principal Joe Creswick said: “Following a ‘good’ Ofsted rating in May this year, we continue to strive towards becoming a centre of excellence.

“I am extremely proud of the progress we have made as a school and look forward building on the links we already have with the local community.”


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The college caters for students aged 16 to 19, which the school provides places for children aged three to 16.

Primary-aged pupils – who only had access to a concrete playground – now have use of a safe green space, a sensory garden and a large sports field.

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