Welcome to Bedford Primary School

The mission of Bedford Primary School is to ensure that all students acquire the knowledge, skills, and attitudes essential to become productive members of society.

We believe in children's laughter and that every child is entitled to happiness, decent housing, health care, proper nutrition and good education. We believe schools should be places of discovery, celebration, and growth. We believe that Bedford Primary is a place where all students grow and are celebrated!

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Coming Events:

April 21, 2017 Spring Fling at BES from 5:30 to 7:00 
May 9, 2017 Kindergarten Program 
May 23, 2017 Preschool End of Year Celebration
May 24, 2017 Field Day
May 24, 2017 BPS Family Celebration at 5:30 outside
May 24, 2017  BOGO Book Fair in the library during the Family Celebration
May 25, 2017 First Grade Awards at 8:30 am
May 26, 2017 Kindergarten Awards at 8:30 am
May 26, 2017   Last Day of School


Kindergarten Registration Day
 April 5, 2017 9:00 am - 3:30 pm

Registering for school on time helps every child, teacher, and school to be ready when school begins. Registration day is April 5th. Contact your zoned school if you have any questions and register at your zoned school. Any child who is five years old on or before September 30, 2017 may enter Kindergarten.

     Documents needed for Kindergarten registration:
● Birth Certificate
● Updated physical
● Record of immunizations
● Proof of residency (copy of mortgage, lease, real estate tax statement)  

Forms to obtain these records will be available at the registration sites. All forms must be completed and returned to the school before the child can begin class in the fall.

Preschool Registration Day  
Head Start and VPI Application Intake
Friday, March 24, 2017 9:00 am to 3:00 pm

Bedford County School will take applications and do interviews for a limited number of preschool spots for the 2017-18 school year. A parent or guardian must attend the registration day with proper paperwork and be prepared to complete forms and have an interview. Usual time allowed should be between 1 to 2 hours. Preschool acceptance is based on need of the preschool student and family. Each classroom will enroll the children who are the most eligible based on the application process and the state and federal guidelines. Notification is anticipated for late May, 2017.
● VPI (Virginia Preschool Initiative) receives state and local funding and accepts four year old students ​(must be four on or before Sept. 30th).
● Head Start receives federal funds and accepts three and four year old students

Required Documents for Registration
● Birth Certificate
● Proof of Income ( W2 form, pay stub, SSI eligibility, unemployment, disability benefits)
● Proof of Residency (Mortgage, Lease, real estate tax statement of primary residence)
● Updated Physical
● Immunization Record

For further information you may contact:
Melanie Simmons, Supervisor of VPI preschools BCPS - 540-586-1045 (ext.253)
Kinzetta Cobbs, Head Start - 434-455-1606 (ext.330)

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Upcoming Events
Date and Time: May 11, 2017 5:00PM- 9:00PM (EST)
Category: School Board Meeting
Location: SBO Conf. Rm.

Closed Session begins at 5:00 p.m.
Public Session begins at 7:00 p.m.

Date and Time: May 26, 2017
Category: Academic
Date and Time: May 27, 2017
Category: Academic
Date and Time: May 29, 2017
Category: Holiday
Date and Time: May 30, 2017-May 31, 2017 (EST)
Category: Professional Development
Date and Time: Aug 02, 2017-Aug 03, 2017 (EST)
Date and Time: Aug 03, 2017-Aug 04, 2017 (EST)
Date and Time: Aug 07, 2017-Aug 11, 2017 (EST)
Date and Time: Aug 10, 2017
Date and Time: Aug 14, 2017
Date and Time: Sep 04, 2017
Date and Time: Oct 13, 2017
Date and Time: Oct 16, 2017

(School Closed for Students)

Date and Time: Oct 23, 2017
Date and Time: Nov 06, 2017
Date and Time: Nov 07, 2017
Date and Time: Nov 22, 2017-Nov 23, 2017 (EST)
Date and Time: Dec 20, 2017
Date and Time: Dec 21, 2017-Jan 03, 2018 (EST)
Date and Time: Jan 03, 2018