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).



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Saturday Taster Session for

Prospective Year 7 Students

Saturday 25th April

Please call us to book your place

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Year 6

"Getting to know you" Meetings

Families will be contacted personally

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Half Term Holiday

Monday 25th May - Friday 29th May

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Year 10 Exams

Week commencing Monday 15th June

More details to follow


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    Year 6 Transition

    Year 11 Leavers Ball

    Online Safety ALERT

    Changes to our uniform supplier


    The importance of high attendance

    Attendance procedure

    School Trips

    Spy Missions - Year 7

    Latest Newsletter

    26.03.2015 - Short but sweet

    Important Dates

    Term Dates

    Progress Evenings