The Bede’s Development Foundation is thrilled to share that we have won the IDPE (Institute of Development Professionals in Education) Schools’ Award for Ambition and Progress for 2023.
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Welcome to Bede's Prep School
Bede's Prep is an independent, co-educational school located by the sea in Eastbourne, East Sussex.
We are a school that enriches young people so that they may become confident members of their communities.
We believe in providing children with rich learning opportunities that stimulate and broaden their knowledge, skills and understanding, engaging them in practical experiences which bring learning to life.
I joined Bede’s Prep last year. It’s really nice here, and everyone’s very friendly. It feels like I’ve been here for ages.
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Choosing a school can be incredibly tough. If you are looking for preparatory schools in Sussex, consider Bede's. Our school provides a caring environment where children are encouraged to be creative, curious and confident.
We are members of The Independent Association of Prep Schools (IAPS), offering day and boarding places for pupils between the ages of 4 and 13. Our students are valued as individuals and enjoy a broad range of opportunity to suit their interests and talents.
Bede's Prep and Senior has been revealed as one of the UK's best schools for cricket in The Cricketer’s Schools Guide 2024.
On Saturday 21 and Sunday 22 October, 24 members of staff from across the Bede’s Trust tackled the Beachy Head Marathon, 10km and Ultra Marathon.
Currently the largest employer in Wealden and the only boarding school on the south coast to be signed up by the Living Wage Foundation, St Bede's School Trust proudly reaffirms its dedication to being a Real Living Wage employer.