Bedford Free School

 

Contact Details

Address:
 Cauldwell Street
 Bedford
 Bedfordshire MK42 9AD
Telephone: 01234 332299

School Type

Phase: Secondary (ages 11-16)
Type: Free school - Mainstream
Religious Denomination: None
Admissions Policy: Non-selective
Established: 2012
Trust: Advantage Schools

Staff and Pupils

Principal: Mr Tim Blake (since June 2019)
Previous Headteacher: Stuart Lock
Numbers of Teachers / Assistants*: 32.8 / 4
Non-teaching Staff*: 9.7
Number of pupils: 507
Pupils Per Teacher: 15.5
Sex: Mixed (48% boys / 52% girls)
Eligible for free school meals (FSM): 14.6% (low)
FSM pupils at 10 nearest schools: 16.5%
Local child deprivation rate: 19.3% (4km radius)
Proportion of White British pupils: 28.5%
White British pupils at 10 nearest schools: 48.0%
Distance to 10th nearest school: 5.4km

Location and Administration

Authority: Bedford
Constituency: Bedford
Electoral Ward: Cauldwell
School Number: 8224001

Inspections and Reports

Ofsted Report: 16th January 2020 (view record)
Ofsted Rating: Outstanding

External Links

DfE Record: View record
School Performance Table: View record
 
 

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