Academic Excellence is the School's primary objective and Bedford's impressive
reputation is demonstrated each year by strong academic results in GCSE, A
Levels and the IB.
Excellence extends to the provision of resources. Every department is well equipped and great emphasis is placed upon first class teaching. Class sizes are small and academic progress is closely monitored.
Bedford School has a proud sporting tradition and enjoys a well-deserved reputation for success in the main sports of cricket, rugby, rowing and hockey. The facilities are excellent and include a Astro-turf complex with floodlights, indoor heated swimming pool, sports hall, tennis and squash courts and immaculate playing fields.
Music plays an important role in the School and the stunning £3m Music School is home to one of the largest Music Departments in the country. Tuition is available for many instruments, from piano, organ, guitar to even harp.
Bedford is a lively community of full boarders, weekly boarders and day boys. The School is well known around the world and attracts students from a wealth of cultures and nationalities. The School only has a small percentage of International Students overall, of around 14% from over 31 nationalities.
A renowned boarding and day school for boys, Bedford School
is situated on an extensive parkland estate at the centre of a county town,
approx 50 miles north of London and in between Oxford and Cambridge.
Academic results are strong and the School is known for its strength in sport (Cricket, Rugby & Rowing) as well as its 1st class music and arts.
The School is well resourced with a £1.8m library, £3m Music School, fitness centre, indoor heated swimming pool, recreation centre, magnificent grounds & traditional buildings.
Boys thrive in the 6th Form studying either A Levels or the IB before university.
English Test (if English not 1st language) Up to 6th Form - ESOL / Maths / Non-verbal Reasoning 6th Form - English + 3 subjects student will be studying at Higher Level / A Level