Redborne Upper School and Community College

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Coordinates: 52°01′08″N 0°29′49″W / 52.019°N 0.497°W / 52.019; -0.497

Redborne Upper School and Community College
Type Academy
Headteacher Mr. N. K. Croft
Location Flitwick Road
MK45 2NU
Local authority Central Bedfordshire
DfE number 823/4003
DfE URN 136559 Tables
Ofsted Reports Pre-academy reports
Gender Coeducational
Ages 13–18
Colours Black & Red          

Redborne Upper School and Community College is an academy school located in Ampthill, Bedfordshire, England. The school serves the population of Ampthill, Flitwick and surrounding villages.

Redborne is a designated Training school. As a training school the school offers a postgraduate programme as well as a Graduate Teacher Programme, and an Access to Education Scheme. Through this the school has links with the University of Bedfordshire, Oxford Brookes University and Bedford College.

In July 2009, the school was awarded an Artsmark gold award from Arts Council England. The award is in recognition of the school's excellence in arts education.[1]

The school was previously a specialist Sports College, however on 1 April 2011, the school formally gained academy status.

The school also has a working farm allowing a qualification in agriculture.[2]


  1. ^ "Bedfordshire Local News, Local News Headlines in Bedford | Bedfordshire Newspaper Online | School handed top arts awarded". 21 July 2009. Retrieved 6 August 2012. 
  2. ^ "Redborne Upper School and Community College - Farm". Retrieved 6 August 2012. 

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