Bedford School

Developing the young man within

Bedford is a school steeped in history, having been founded by Royal Charter back in 1552.

But Bedford is also a school which seeks to merge its rich heritage with a quickly changing world to enable its boys to thrive, not only through their school days but through university and beyond.

Read the Head Master's Welcome

Our Prep & Upper School

News & Updates

OB Alastair Cook to be Knighted

We are delighted to learn that Old Bedfordian Alastair Cook CBE (98-03) is tipped... Read more

No Loneliness This Christmas

Upper Sixth Former and President of the School Music Society, Silas Sanders, galvanised pupils... Read more

Harry’s Around the World Pledge

If you visited Bedford School during ‘Movember’ you could not have missed the boys'... Read more

Explore the Bedford School Estate

Take a virtual step inside the Bedford School gates and explore the buildings that make up our stunning 50-acre estate. Take a peek inside our iconic buildings, view our first-class learning facilities and discover the school’s rich history.
Explore the estate

Life at Bedford

Excellent ISI Report

A Boarding Ethos

Multi-Skilled Teachers

Strong Pastoral Focus

What's On

Where Next