About Us

Bedelsford School is an outstanding special school which aims to provide innovative education and a challenging environment for pupils aged 2 to 19. The school specialises in educating pupils with a wide range of Physical Disabilities including those with Profound and Multiple Learning Difficulties, Moderate Learning Difficulties and Complex Health needs. However, we are a changing population and many of our pupils now have CLDD (complex learning difficulties and disabilities).

The school was last inspected by Ofsted in February 2016 prior to conversion to Academy status in April 2016. Inspectors observed: Bedelsford School has high expectations of all and aims to provide consistent and sustained improvement, working collegiately with key partners.

We keenly take account of the development of neuroscientific knowledge and research to better enable us to develop the skills of our staff team, understand the unique ways our pupils learn and implement the teaching strategies which will ensure pupils make the maximum progress they can.

Bedelsford School works in close partnership with Parents/Carers to ensure that collaborative goal setting takes place and that all students reach their full potential.

The school is truly ‘outstanding’ indeed and we don’t mean just in the sense of how Ofsted have classified it.

Parent of Year 7 child

Latest News

Changes to funding agreement approved

We are pleased to announce the changes to the school’s funding agreement that it holds with the Department for Education (DfE) have been approved. Principal, Julia James, says: “as the school develops we look forward to continuing to work together …

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Science Week Poster Competition

Starting on the 8th March, the children in Bedelsford joined in with our annual Science Week. As part of the week each class got involved with some fun science experiments, looked at a range of scientific concepts and joined in …

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World Book Day

It was great to celebrate World Book Day 2021 with our school community both in school and at home. We came to school dressed as characters from our favourite texts and had lots of fun sharing stories throughout the day. …

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Change to Funding Agreement Consultation

Bedelsford School is undertaking a consultation to formally change the planned pupil numbers stated in the school’s funding agreement that it holds with the Department for Education (DfE). Please click here to read the letter to parents, carers and members …

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