About our School

About our School

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

Our story so far

Our story so far

A Free School is an independent, state-funded school set up by members of the community who are determined to make a positive difference to the educational landscape.

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Our vision

Our vision

Bedford Free School aims to become a centre of educational and personal excellence for students between Year 7 and Year 11, playing a key role at the heart of the community it serves.

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News

News

Read all about the latest goings on at Bedford Free School.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions

This short guide aims to answer any questions that you might have on our School or Free Schools more generally.

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Our staff

Our staff

We employ inspiring teachers who deliver outstanding learning as standard and are able to teach across the school curriculum, acting as role models to inspire and challenge pupil aspirations.

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Our Governors

Our Governors

To encourage greater communication and involvement between the School and parents, Bedford Free School has a higher-than-average number of parent governors on the governing body.

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Job vacancies

Job vacancies

We are a small, intimate school, where teachers and students know each other and look out for each other.

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Our accreditations