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

Sports Day

The whole school were supposed to be celebrating the Olympics but the celebrations were postponed due to the Coronavirus so on our Sports Day on 7th July, 6th Form created a time lapse art piece in tribute to the Olympic …

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Owls Class Stay Safe Video

Before Bedelsford School closed Owls Class made an information film about how to greet each other during the Corona virus outbreak.  We hope you enjoy our short film. Click here to view the video

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The Tempest

On November 18th Bedelsford’s students were delighted to showcase their original, adapted version of The Tempest. The students worked hard in the weeks building up to the performance to inspire and help Tim, Tom and Elliot from Thrift Theatre to …

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Singing at Saipem

Students from Bedelsford School and Orchard Hill College teamed up to entertain the staff at the Saipem office in Kingston. Saipem has been supporting Orchard Hill College and Academy Trust’s fundraising activities for the last few years and this year …

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