Next week is half-term – Pupils return to school on Monday 28th October: Yr 11 Next Progress Evening & Next Steps Event – 28th Nov:

Boys

  • White shirt with fastened top button
  • Black Trousers – school style worn pulled up with a belt if necessary (not fashion i.e. jean-look etc.)
  • Black/White socks
  • Blazer (School supplier only)
  • V-neck jumper (School supplier only)
  • Tie (School supplier only)
  • Black school shoes – (no boots, ‘trainer’ style or plimsolls)
  • Sensible school coat – (no hoodies)

Girls

  • White shirt with fastened top button
  • Black trousers; school style (not fashion i.e. skinny etc.)
  • Black skirt knee length:- selected styles from school supplier only. Please explicitly state that you are from BFS and they will advise which skirts you can choose from
  • Black tights – no leggings
  • Black/White socks
  • Blazer (School supplier only)
  • V-neck jumper (School supplier only)
  • Tie (School supplier only)
  • Black school shoes – (no boots, ‘trainer’ style or plimsolls)
  • Sensible school coat – (no hoodies)
Applicable to Boys & Girls
  • Hair should be appropriate to a professional place of work, i.e. no extreme/unusual styles or colours, no shavings or patterns e.g. track-lines. Hair must be of a natural colour. A student may be asked to tie hair back for health and safety reasons. Hairbands/scarves should be plain black; no other hair ornament is necessary
  • Facial jewellery and visible body-piercing is inadmissible. All jewellery should abide by the ‘1’ rule i.e. 1 ring, 1 pair of stud earrings (in earlobes only)
  • Clear nail varnish only – nails kept to a sensible length
  • No make up
PE Kit
  • Polo shirt (School supplier only)
  • PE Shorts/skorts (School supplier only)
  • Tracksuit bottoms (School supplier only)
  • Sports socks (School supplier only)
  • Trainers with appropriate grip, material and support for the ankles (no high top or plimsolls)
  • Football boots
  • Mouth guard
  • Shin pads
  • Rugby shirt (School supplier only) (optional)
  • Warm top (School supplier only) (optional)
  • Plain black waterproof jacket (optional)

N.B plain black sport leggings may only be worn with a skort or shorts over the top

PE Kit Bedford Free School

Equipment List

Attending school with the correct equipment is vital in ensuring that pupils can participate fully in lessons. Please consider the equipment listed below as essential and as a minimum.

  • School Bag – robust – Predominantly black. Must be suitable for carrying equipment and kept in good order
  • School Planner – Provided by the school
  • Achievement Card – Kept neatly and renewed weekly. Provided by the school
  • Pencil Case – containing a black, blue, red and green pens, pencils and sharpener, colouring pencils, highlighters, eraser, glue stick, safe scissors (optional)
  • 30 cm ruler
  • Geometry kit – Protractor, set square, pair of compasses – these can be purchased from virtually any supermarket – need not be too expensive. Some are less that £1.oo
  • Calculator – This should be a Casio FX-85GT – available in most supermarkets and shops, and will see pupils through to A-levels. It comes in a variety of colours
  • Rough notebook (optional)
  • Reading book – to be brought to school every day (one may be obtained from the school library)
  • Clear water bottle

Printable list: Updated School Uniform + equipment list 2019