Bedales School, Petersfield

Bedales School was founded in 1893 and is set within beautiful countryside in the south of England. The school is one of the UK’s most creative and innovative co-educational boarding schools and has fantastic modern facilities and accommodation.

Bedales is just a short walk from Petersfield, an ancient market town with excellent transport links to London and the surrounding areas. Students benefit from the freedom of studying in the heart of the English countryside, whilst being able to visit exciting and historic excursion locations including London, Brighton, Winchester and Portsmouth.

    • Residential Centre
    • Summer Courses
    • Suitable for Groups and Individual Students
    • Trinity Examination Available
    • Adult Student Ratio 1:10
    • Homestay – carefully selected local families providing a home-from-home experience
    • Full day excursion to London

  • Indoor swimming pool
  • Multiple tennis courts
  • Gymnasium
  • Large modern sports hall
  • Modern classrooms and indoor theatre
  • Extensive playing fields
  • Single, Twins, Triples and Quads, some larger rooms available
  • Boarding House style, all within walking distance of main school
  • Large common areas
Nearby Airports
  • 78 KM from Heathrow
  • 98KM from Gatwick
  • 177 KM from Stansted

A typical day with Ardmore.

Students have three hours of English lessons per day from Monday to Friday, with the lessons divided into two parts.

Part One: Language input, which involves using grammar and vocabulary in various tasks/exercises.

Part Two: Fluency/practice activities aimed at developing fluency through specific tasks like designing a website or poster, conducting a classroom survey or even producing/acting in a short play.

We offer a wide range of activities, which may include: Football, Arts & Crafts, Dance, Tennis, Basketball, etc. 

Evening entertainment programme may include Talent Show, Disco, Quiz Nights, Film Nights, Sports Tournaments and more options.

Emphasis on communication helps students to use English for a variety of purposes and in various situations. Our aim is to build students' knowledge and confidence in understanding and speaking English.

Nearby attractions and Excursions

There’s plenty to see and do for a half day, or even an full day around Petersfield and nearby. A full day trip to London for a river cruise, or a visit to Winchester Cathedral or Portsmouth.

Alternatively there are half day excursions more local to the campus, which include a tour of the town, bowling / cinema and punting on the River Thames.

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