Welcome to Bedford Free School

"We believe that given the right circumstances, all children are capable of extraordinary things"

We are a state-funded independent secondary school serving the communities of Bedford and Kempston. We teach students from Year 7 - Year 11. Working with you, the local community, our aim is to improve the prospects of local students through a supportive learning environment, expanded curriculum, and top class teaching

Bedford Free School is a no parking site other than for those drivers who hold a valid disabled parking badge. The closest parking is Melbourne Street car park (MK42 9AX).

School Uniform is now supplied by Josens Schoolwear, Harpur Street, Bedford, MK40 1LA. Uniform is no longer available to buy directly from school.

BFS Student comes out on top.......

Student commended for responsible approach and commitment.



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Half Term Holiday

Monday 25th May - Friday 29th May

Students return at 08.25am on Monday 1st June WEEK 2

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Year 6

"Getting to know you" Meetings

Families will be contacted personally


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Year 10 Exams

Week commencing Monday 15th June

More details to follow

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Honk! Jr.

Music by George Stiles, Book & Lyrics by Anthony Drewe.

Trinity Arts and Leisure

14th – 16th July at 7:30pm

Further details to follow

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    Year 11 Leavers Ball

    Online Safety ALERT

    The importance of high attendance

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    Latest Newsletter

    26.03.2015 - Short but sweet

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