Bedford School is an HMC independent school for boys located in the town of Bedford, England, United Kingdom. Founded in 1552, it is the oldest of five independent schools in Bedford.
Bedford School comprises the Preparatory School (ages 7 to 13) and the Upper School (ages 13 to 18). There are c.1,200 pupils, of whom approximately a third are boarders.
According to the Good Schools Guide Bedford School is much-respected by those in the know and something of a well-kept secret.