Coronavirus/ COVID-19 latest advice for travellers

Please be advised of the latest advice from Public Health England to minimise risk of COVID-19 transmission:

Students or staff travelling back from abroad

Travellers from Wuhan and Hubei Province

If you’ve been in Hubei province in China in the past 14 days …and you’re currently well, you should:

1) Stay indoors and avoid contact with other people
2) Call NHS 111 to inform them of your recent travel to the area

If you become unwell, you should:
1) Call NHS 111 immediately
2) Follow Public Health England’s home isolation advice sheet

Students and staff who’ve been in specified countries in the past 14 days

These are currently:
China (other than Hubei)
Hong Kong
South Korea

If you are well, you don’t need to avoid contact with other people.

If you become unwell, you should:
1) Stay indoors and avoid contact with other people
2) Follow Public Health England’s home isolation advice sheet
3) Call NHS 111 immediately

Students and staff with family members who’ve been abroad

Anyone who has lived with or had close contact (been within 2 metres for 15 minutes or more) with someone with a confirmed case of coronavirus should contact NHS 111 for further advice.

However, if you have family members who’ve travelled to the specified countries or Hubei and who are well, you don’t need to:
Take any precautions or make any changes to your own activities

How to prevent spread of infection

You’re likely taking the steps below already, as they’re the same general principles you use to prevent the spread of any respiratory virus.
1) Wash hands often, with soap and water for at least 20 seconds
2) Avoid touching eyes, noses and mouths with unwashed hands
3) Avoid close contact with people who are sick

If you feel unwell:
1) Stay at home and don’t go to school
2) Call NHS 111 and don’t go to your GP if you’re worried about your symptoms
3) Cover coughs or sneezes with a tissue, then throw the tissue in a bin
4) Clean and disinfect frequently touched objects and surfaces

Postponement – South Shropshire Invitational Sevens (U15 boys rugby)

Due to the inclement weather, the decision has been taken to postpone the inaugural South Shropshire Invitational Sevens tournament for U15 boys due to take place on Wednesday 12th from 2-4pm at Bedstone College

A new date will be confirmed in the near future

@bishopscastleschool @laconchildeschool @luctonschool

#rugby #activityforall


Midlands ISA Cross Country Championships at Bedstone

We are delighted to host the Midlands ISA Cross Country Championships here at Bedstone College (SY7 0BG) this Wednesday 5th February 2020

We look forward to welcoming 40 schools with students participating in races from U9 through to U18 categories

Quick overview:

  • The courses are open for inspection from 11.00am
  • The first race is for U9 Girls, scheduled to start at 12.30am
  • Refreshments will be on sale throughout the afternoon
  • The presentation ceremony will take place at approximately 3.45pm
  • Parking attendants will organise the flow of traffic on the main drive and around the campus


New: Scholarship Assessment Day confirmed for Saturday 16th May 2020

The next Scholarship Assessment Day will be on Saturday 16th May 2020.  For more information, including Bedstone’s Scholarship Application Form, please visit:

Open Days Dates Confirmed: April 24th (Junior) & 25th (Senior)

We are delighted to confirm the new Open Days dates for 2020: April 24th (Junior) and 25th (Senior) – for full details please visit:

Bedstone College Students’ Art to feature in Regional Exhibition opening on 25th Jan

Work from several of Bedstone College’s year groups have been submitted for exhibition as part of the Schools’ Expo 2020 to be held at Hereford College of Arts (HCA), Folly Lane, Hereford, HR1 1LT.

The celebration event, to which all exhibiting children and their parents are invited, is on Saturday 25th January from 11.30am -12.30pm.

The exhibition continues from Monday 27th January to Friday 14th February, Monday to Friday, from 9.00am to 4.30pm.

This is an exhibition with art from schools across Herefordshire and surrounding counties, and a way to celebrate the achievements of our pupils and share it with the rest of the county.

For Bedstone it is an opportunity for our Art to be seen outside our campus, and to show off the fantastic work of our students. 

Those involved in the event, who should be proud that their work was selected, are: 

Yr 7 – Chloe B; Bert (Yuncheng) G; Harrison L; Ashleigh-Anne W
Yr 8 – Catty C; Oliver W
Yr 9 – Noah A; William W
Yr 11 – Georgie J; Fedor L; Phoebe R

Congratulations to all of you, and also thank you to Mr Smith for your continuous guidance and encouragement

Junior School pupils participate in National Story-Writing Competition

We’re excited to be taking part in BBCRadio2 #500words 10th anniversary – good luck to all Bedstone College Junior School pupils submitting a story #creativity #imagination

Successful Three Counties Junior Schools Cross Country Event

Congratulations to all competitors who took part in today’s Three Counties Junior Schools Cross Country event Bedstone College

An outstanding turn-out in spite of the continuous wind and rain

Thank you to all pupils, parents, teachers, staff and volunteers for helping to make such a fantastic event #activityforall #BedstoneFamily

Bedstone student stories published in Young Writers UK compilation

Congratulations to students Will, Harry, Jazwinder, Rhys and Michael who have had their short stories published in the Young Writers ‘Mission Chaos’ collection!

Fantastic creative writing by you all! #YoungWriters #BedstoneFamily

Review: Under 13 Girls ISA Hockey Tournament, London – 20/21 November 2019

Read the U13 Team’s review of their participation in the National ISA Hockey Tournament at the Lee Valley Hockey Centre, London, including a tour of the Olympic Park Stadium and their route to the knock-out stages of the tournament: full report here