The Harpur Trust

Bedford School is part of The Harpur Trust, one of the 200 largest charities in the UK. Established in 1566, The Harpur Trust aims to inspire and support people in the Borough of Bedford to improve their lives by:

  • providing and promoting education
  • offering help and relief to anyone who is sick, in need, hardship or distress
  • providing recreational facilities with a social welfare purpose

Last year The Harpur Trust gave over £1,900,000 in grants to local organisations and individuals to make a difference to their own lives or those of others in the local area.

The Harpur Trust owns, manages and supports the four Independent Schools - Bedford Girls’ School, Bedford School, Bedford Modern School and Pilgrims Pre-Preparatory School - and co-sponsors, with Bedford College, the Bedford Academy.

To find out more about The Harpur Trust click here.