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Latest News


6th Form Approval

We are delighted to announce that Department for Education ministers have approved our application to change our status from a school serving 11 to 16 years olds to one serving 11 to 19 year olds. The BFS Sixth Form is on its way. Look out for more news about our 6th Form which we’re planning to open in September 2016.

Archived News

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



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

Bristol Schools' Cross-Country
26 Oct 2014
Thirty-four students made their way to Brislington Enterprise College to compete in the first cross-country event of the year... Read more in this week's newsletter...

Teen Tech West
26 Oct 2014
Ten students took part in "Teen Tech" West, an interactive day of science, investigation and challenge aimed at Year 8 students... Read more in this week's newsletter...

Extra Inset Day: 21 November 2014
26 Oct 2014
Attached to this newsletter is information relating to an additional Inset Day at Bristol Free School. This has been approved by our governors and the Russell Education Trust. The Inset Day will take place on the 21 November 2014... Read more in this week's newsletter...

Year 7 4th annual poetry competition
26 Oct 2014
As we go to press, Year 7 students are battling it out across their English groups for the title of BFS Poetry Champions 2014... Read more in this week's newsletter...

BFS students


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


Our prospectus for 2014/15 is available to read online.


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