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Another sugary-fruit-preserve packed week at BFS. Apologies for the awful attempt at humour, however it has been a particularly busy week.

My highlight was the return of the zombie apocalypse for KS3 Stem day. Mr Ashley bundled ‘Patient Zero’ into the HAZMAT van, transferring Mr Walker to the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Diseases. It is serendipitous that over the course of the week we discovered that Einstein was wrong and that time travel is possible*. As a consequence I’m pleased to inform you that Mr Walker (from the future, and now free of the zombie plague) is still at the helm of our Sixth Form.

I was incredibly touched by the support from parents following the announcement of our inspection this week. Thank you for your kindness and consideration. I am also incredibly proud of our students and staff.

*Mr Mabey would like me to state that Einstein’s theory of relativity is still the most accepted theory regarding the governance of the universe and that it has withstood all attempts to disprove it to date. He would also like us to acknowledge the sad passing of Professor Hawking: The universe has lost a truly remarkable brain.

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.

They have also provided us this guide to share with you - make the most of this excellent resource Year 11!



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