BMS has its origins in the Bedford Charity, born from the endowments left by Sir William Harpur in the sixteenth century.
Originally it was known as ‘the Writing School’, teaching copper plate handwriting in what is now the old Town Hall in St. Paul’s Square, Bedford
Birkdale School is a Christian independent school for boys aged 4–18 in the city of Sheffield, South Yorkshire in England,
Since 1995 girls have been admitted to the Sixth Form
The main school sports for boys are rugby in the Christmas term, football in the Easter term and cricket in the Summer term and netball, hockey and rounders for Sixth Form girls.