New Saturday Activities Programme announced

We are delighted to introduce The Bedstone College Saturday Activities Programme, including opportunities for families to spend time together, and offering a variety of engaging and exciting activities for our students to take part in.

For full details please visit Saturday Activities Programme – Bedstone College

New Vacancy – Assistant to the Transport Manager / Mini Bus Driver

School Transport Department Vacancy – Assistant to the Transport Manager / Mini Bus Driver
Bedstone College is an Independent co-educational boarding /day school located in rural south Shropshire. The College is looking to engage a qualified driver with a full clean D1 licence to assist the College Transport Manager  on a full time basis.
Further details can be viewed here: Current Vacancies – Bedstone College

Annual Three Counties Junior Schools Cross Country Event – Friday 8th October 2021

We are delighted to invite local schools to bring their students to take part in the Annual Three Counties Junior Schools Cross Country Event at Bedstone College on Friday 8th October 2021.

The event is open for boys and girls in Years 3-6, with races run in single sex age groups, inclusive to all abilities, with the enjoyment of participation fully encouraged.

Registration will be at the front of College from 12pm, and the last race is followed by the presentation at approximately 3.30pm.

We will be following appropriate Covid guidelines at the time, and information will be included in the detailed event pack.

Please confirm your attendance at the event by emailing: sophie.ross@bedstone.org by Friday 24th September.

Further race details will be sent out before the event.

Vacancy – Drums Tutor position

Drum roll please!

We have an exciting opportunity for a Drums Tutor position as part of our Music Team.

If you are interested, or know someone who is, please contact Miss Evans, our Head of Music, by Wednesday 5pm to find out more – email Chloe.Evans@bedstone.org

Speech Day Postponed

With a heavy heart we have to announce that due to the continuation of Covid restrictions, Speech Day this year has been postponed from 3rd July to 11th September.  Details will be finalised and published over the summer break.

Looking for a new school? Joining Bedstone is as easy as 1-2-3

To be part of our Rapid Onboarding Programme, including limited places for this Summer Term, email admissions@bedstone.org or call 01547 530961

Appointment of Mr Toby Mullins as Headmaster

Following a thorough Application Process for the role of Head of Bedstone College, we are delighted to announce Mr Toby Mullins (BA, MBA) as the outstanding, and successful, candidate.

Mr Mullins has been acting Interim Head since 22nd February, and has already established a strong foundation for Bedstone’s transformation, whilst ensuring that the School retains the caring, supportive ethos for which it is well known.

Bringing over twenty-two years Headship experience to the role, with a track record of successful initiatives in a range of schools, Mr Mullins has introduced positive changes which have been well-received, including extended day activities, increased flexi-boarding options and enhanced 6th Form programme with Industry Mentoring and University Guarantee Scheme.

He is delighted to be appointed as Headmaster, appreciative of the support he has received, and excited to be able to continue working with parents, students, staff, governors and owners to deliver on the future-proof vision of growth for the school.

New Bedstone Saturday Academy for the Summer Term

Year 7-13 Evening Activities/Boarding Opportunity for the next two weeks

The evening activities programme is now available to book via the parent/pupil portal in the same way as afternoon activities are booked.

We are delighted to be able to support the academic and social development of our students by introducing evening activities plus an option to stay for ‘bed and breakfast’.

From sports and strategy games, to practical science, history, English and introduction to coding, there is something for everyone

If you have any queries, please contact Mr Braden – chris.braden@bedstone.org

Application Process for the Role of Head of Bedstone College

A tremendous opportunity to lead a delightful school with great aspirations and a child-centred approach.

  • Full Job Description and Application Form available from Headspace Academics Ltd via this link: https://headspaceacademics.com/bedstone

  • Please email a PDF version of the application form entitled: ‘<Your Name> Bedstone College’ to rs@headspaceacademics.com by 12 noon, Friday 9th April

  • All enquiries and applications should be directed to Richard Stevenson at Headspace Academics Ltd

The School prides itself on empowering each pupil to achieve their potential in everything they do. The focus is to prepare pupils to cope with the many and varied challenges in modern society, ready to leave the school as well-rounded individuals.  This includes academic, sporting and other extra-curricular activities.

Applicants should have strong communication skills, resilience and must demonstrate a commitment to the School’s ethos.

Founded in 1948, the School has an enviable history.  As you will read elsewhere on our website, kindness is at the heart of the Bedstone Family – the school motto, “Caritas”, translated literally, means charity. The School values tolerance and encourages pupils to be confident enough to respect each other’s opinions and views whilst putting others before themselves.

Set among south Shropshire’s Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, the college enjoys over 40 acres of surrounding countryside for its extensive campus of modern buildings and playing fields.

This role presents a wonderful opportunity to lead, motivate and develop our wonderful School and staff whilst maintaining a caring, welcoming, and inclusive learning environment.

Start date September 2021.

Closing date for applications: 12 noon, Friday 9th April

First stage interviews: week commencing Monday 12th April

Second stage interviews: week commencing Monday 19th April