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Rt Hon Michael Gove's Visit to BFS

Read about Mr Gove's visit in the 7 March 2014 edition of the Newsletter.

Rt Hon Michael Gove and Charlotte Leslie MP's visit to BFS

SIXTH FORM Consultation

We recently consulted on our proposal to extend the school to include a Sixth Form. This consultation concluded on 30th November and the results can be read here.

ADMISSIONS Consultation

We have been consulting on an amendment to our admissions criteria. The results of that consultation will be published soon.


We are delighted to be able to publish our first Ofsted report. Please read the report and the letter from Mr Clutterbuck to parents. You can also read the local media coverage here. Congratulations and very many thanks to all those who have made Bristol Free School so successful.



Headteacher's NEWS

There's been a muuuuurrrrrder...
4 Apr 2014
Yesterday, Mr Fernandes and the Science department ran a whole school STEM day (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics), assisted by the entire BFS staff together with STEM Ambassadors from the University of Bristol. Read more about the STEM day in the STEM Special Newsletter...

Routes into Languages Speaking Competition
4 Apr 2014
On Thursday 27 March Year 8 students Ahmed Zakout and Christophe Hooper travelled to The Royal High School, Bath for the heats of the Routes into Languages annual speaking competition. Read more in this week's newsletter...

6 Degrees of Aspiration: calling all business leaders
4 Apr 2014
We are hosting our first 6 Degrees Business Brunch on Friday 9 May, and you are invited; that is if you, friends, family or colleagues would like to find out more about 6 Degrees of Aspiration and potentially contribute in some way to developing the programme. Read more in this week's newsletter...

BFS students


Thinking about applying for BFS? Please come and visit us in May 2014. Read more...


Our prospectus for 2013 is available to read online.


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