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Polam School is a small, caring and happy independent school for children aged 12 months to 9 years.  Occupying two large Victorian houses on a leafy avenue in the heart of Bedford, we provide a unique home from home learning environment where every child is known by every member of staff.

The School has its own Nursery which is open throughout the year and offers a homely, safe and caring environment. Parents can book half day sessions, school day (8.30am-4pm) or can add wrap around care from 7.30am-6pm.  Children in the nursery benefit from weekly music lessons led by our specialist music teacher and we introduce languages such as French and Spanish from the age of 2.  At the age of 3 years, all children take part in weekly swimming lessons.

Rated Outstanding in both School and Nursery, Polam offers traditional values in a homely atmosphere with exceptionally small class sizes and dedicated staff who are passionate about education.  The School specializes in French, Music and Games which are taught to children as young as two and all children have weekly swimming lessons from the age of three.  Extended care is available with a breakfast club from 7.30am including cereals and toast, and an after-school club which runs until 6pm and includes a light tea.  All meals are freshly prepared on site by our own catering team.

Polam Holiday Club is open to all children aged 3-11 (including children who do not attend the School) and offers an impressive range of activities making full use of the superb facilities on site, which include a fully-equipped Sports Hall and indoor heated swimming pool.

The Polam Swim School is for all age groups and is also open to the general public, offering a diverse range of swimming classes including Antenatal and Postnatal, Parent and Baby/Toddler, children aged 3-11, squad swimming, intensive holiday courses and adult lessons.

For more information, to order a prospectus or to book a tour of the school please contact Admissions on 01234 264864 or email admissions@polamschool.co.uk

  • Phase of Education Early Years, Primary
  • Establishment Type Independent
  • Number of Pupils 127
  • Age 1-9
  • Gender Mixed
  • Local Authorty Beds Borough
  • Address Polam School
    45 Lansdowne Road
    Bedford
    MK40 2BU
  • Phone 01234 261864

Open Days

For parents looking for School or Nursery entry for September 2018 onwards 10.00am-11.00am – Nursery Tour 11.00am-12.00pm – School Tour

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