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Bedford grammar school

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grammarschool Tue 25-Feb-14 20:34:19

Is their a grammar school in Bedford?
I keep searching for Bedford grammar school and do not get anything except for Bedford school which is anything but a grammar school with those fees.

KildrummyDriver Tue 25-Feb-14 22:09:51

No. Bedfordshire does not have grammar schools. It has a number of independent schools owned by the Harper Trust plus some other ones. It's state secondaries are comprehensives.
Hope this helps.

grammarschool Tue 25-Feb-14 22:25:44

Ahh ok. its just someone told me their children went to Bedford Grammar so I was confused.
Thanks

Myrtille Thu 27-Feb-14 16:33:14

Bedford School (independent) is sometimes referred to as "The Grammar"

OneMoreMum Fri 28-Feb-14 11:35:34

Bedford School used to be called Bedford Grammar School, it has always been a public school though.
Just to confuse things Bedford Modern School was a direct grant grammar until the seventies when Bedfordshire dropped grammar schools, it is now a co-ed private day school. Both (along with Bedford Girls School and a prep school) are run by the Harper Trust.

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