Bedford Modern School
Bedford Modern School is an acknowledged centre of excellence. We are proud of our academic standards, our wide range of cultural and sporting opportunities and our exceptionally caring pastoral structure. Our greatest “value-added” factors are not so much in the excellent examination results the students achieve, but also the confidence and self esteem a Bedford Modern education imparts. Our students will leave us able to stride confidently into a world where their talents will be recognised and fulfilled. Pastoral care of the individual is at the heart of what we are as a School and pupils are happy here because there is a common sense of being involved, supported and successful. Bedford Modern School marked ten years of co-education in 2013 and celebrated its 250th anniversary in 2014
Category: Preparatory, Senior, Sixth Form
Religious Affiliation: Non-Denominational
Roll: 722 Boys / 541 Girls
Age Range: 7-18 Years
40 acres of grounds, north of Bedford on A6.
School Contact Details
Headteacher: Mr Alex Tate
Contact for enquiries:Pauline Heappey, Admissions Manager
Manton Lane, Bedford, Bedfordshire
Tel: 01234 332500
Bedford Modern School occupies a 40 acre wooded site encompassing a Junior School, Senior School and Sixth Form building together with playing fields and swimming pool. The School boasts an impressive and diverse range of facilities to complement the progressive and specialist teaching staff. A new state-of-the-art Science Centre opened in September 2017.
We offer a number of academic bursaries each year as well as specialist subject-specific awards in Design Technology and IT (ADIT), Performance Arts, Music and Sport. All applicants must pass the entry assessment and for subject-specific awards additional entry requirements apply. Bursaries are means tested and early registration is recommended.
Assessments take place in January each year and involve a mixture of written and computerised tests together with interviews. Entry into the sixth form is based on GCSE results, where an average of a B grade or 6 across all examinations taken is required, together with interviews. Taster days are also offered.
2020/2021. Sixth Form: £13,821 per annum. Senior School: £13,821 per annum. Junior School: £10,074 per term.
All visits are welcome, please contact the school
Open Day: Saturday 7 Nov 2020 - Time: 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
For details about visiting Bedford Modern School, please email Pauline Heappey, Admissions Manager email@example.com or telephone 01234 332690.
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Bedford Modern School – Celebrating...
On the evening of Thursday 04 July nearly 100 Junior School students were joined by their families, staff and special guests for the annual Junior School Prize-giving ceremony in the Christopher Fry Hall in which we recognise some of the fantastic work completed this year by our youngest students. The awards, in the form of...Read more
Gold for Bedford Modern School...
Despite the soaring temperatures on Saturday 29 June, the BMS J15 8x+ crew raced their way to gold at the Peterborough Junior Championships. They won their heat convincingly but in a in a nail-biting final they won with less than a second in it. It was all the more impressive as these Year 10 boys...Read more