Bedales School
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Primary & Secondary
Post 16
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Church Road
GU32 2DG
+44 (0)1730 300100
3 - 19
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5+ GCSEs grade 9-4 (standard pass or above) including English and maths
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Bedales has been the liberal alternative since 1893 (co-ed since 1898). Age 3 to 18; 70% of seniors board. We are disciplined but not rule-bound (no uniform!); relaxed but respectful (everyone uses first names). Creative arts and outdoor work are strong. We develop independent thinkers, especially through our own courses that replace duller GCSEs. Our students are at ease in themselves.

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News & events from Bedales School

Last update: 27 February 2021

Please do come and visit, see the school and meet both the teachers and pupils. It is the only way to get a feel for the unique Bedales atmosphere. Please book in advance for all open days as places are limited. You are also very welcome to make an appointment to visit at other times. These visits will typically take the form of meetings with the Registrar and Head or Deputy Head, as well as a tour of the school with pupils. 

We are holding open mornings as follows:

  • 12 May 2018 - Bedales Open Morning
  • 15 September 2018 - Dunhurst Open Morning
  • 19 September 2018 - 16+ Open Morning
  • 6 October 2018 - Bedales Open Morning
  • 24 November 2018 - Bedales Open Morning

To arrange a visit to Bedales, please complete our registration form or contact the Deputy Registrar, Jo Alldridge, on 01730 711569 or [email protected]

Visits to Bedales Pre-prep, Dunannie are bespoke visits only; to arrange a visit to Dunhurst or Dunannie (open day, taster day, ad hoc visit), please contact Janie Jarman ([email protected]), Registrar on 01730 711733.

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Bedales School Catchment Area Map

This school is independently managed and its admission criteria may be selective. There is no set catchment area as pupils are admitted from a wide variety of postcodes and, in the case of boarding schools, from outside the UK. Contact the school directly or visit their website for more information on Admissions Policy and Procedures.

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