Headmaster’s Welcome

Combining a 250-year old tradition with a modern outlook Bedford Modern School is an unpretentious, tolerant community where all students can flourish as individuals.

It is an outstanding school but in an era of rapid change all schools are faced with the challenge of ensuring that the education is relevant. It is important that we are not complacent and that we continually evolve while protecting and enhancing our strengths.

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Our plans for the future are ambitious. Our four aims; to inspire, engage, encourage and cultivate will drive all that we do to ensure that BMS provides a truly modern and relevant education delivering excellence in all aspects of school life.

We engage with and develop positive relationships with existing and potential students, staff, parents, OBMs and the wider community.

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Featured News

Laura’s Medical Essay Wins Scholarship

On Thursday 23 January, Headmaster Alex Tate announced Year 12 student Laura Linley-Hill as the winner of this year’s Robert Luff Medical Essay Scholarship.

24 January 2020

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