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It’s been said before, “Its cold outside.” We have very limited internal space, and because of this we have to ask our students to spend lunch and break times outside regardless of the temperature, so please encourage your children to come to school with warm coats, hats and scarves.

We are reviewing the way we manage our students during lunch and break time and once we have waded through all the issues of health and safety and the efficient and effective use of our buildings, we may come up with a system that allows our students to come in out of the cold. Until then however, it’s wrap up warm; there’s more cold weather on the way, I am sure.

This week I had the pleasure of hosting a number of Headteachers from some of our feeder  primary schools. I feel immensely proud of the feedback about BFS they gave me. They talked of a calm and purposeful school, a place where they are happy to send their young students onto. For me the favourite the comment was, “I have never had so many doors opened for me.” 

Ben Sillince, Acting Headteacher


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2018 Exam Timetable

The timetable for the exams taking place this summer is now available here

OFQUALs decision on GCSE Computer Science

Please find the link to the decision made by OFQUAL regarding GCSE Computer Science Non-Examined Assessment.

Any queries please contact Mrs Sherman.

Guided Choices Evening

On Thursday 7 December, our Year 9 students will start the process of choosing their GCSE subjects. 

The Guides Choices booklet to help them make their choices is available here

Revision Guides

We have compiled lists of suggested revision guides for each subject. 

Click here for Year 10.

Click here for Year 11.

Pupil Premium and Free School Meals

Pupil Premium is additional funding for every child who is eligible for free school meals throughout their time at school. Information about Free School Meals and the Pupil Premium can be found here. Please also refer to the guide for parents.

Free school meals applications for Bristol Free School should be made online here.

Further Pupil Premium information for Bristol Free School can be found here.

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Open Evening

The PowerPoint from the Open Evening on 27 September can be found here


The GCSE Pod website can be found here.


Our prospectus for 2017/18 is available to read online here.