Every experience is a life lesson. 22/09/2020 – Updated FAQs Update 21/09/2020 – Year 4 Bubble Closure , 4L Bubble Closure , Whole School Positive Case Urgent Update 20/09/2020 – Please do not bring your Year 4 child to school tomorrow (Monday 21st September). The school is a five-level brick building with dozens of classrooms and offices. Basketball, The monks take an active role in the affairs and administration of the academy. Find out information about our school including newsletters, policies, holiday dates and admissions. Students are required to enroll in seven courses per semester. , The student population is made up of approximately 300 students with a student-faculty ratio of 9:1 and an average class size of 16:5. The population of monks peaked in the middle of the twentieth century, and has since declined to its current population of 32. The students use the Abbey Church for Eucharistic liturgies, prayer services, penance services, classes, plays, and meetings. In 1890 St. Bede Academy was founded to provide a Catholic education for young men. 13 out of 88 or 14% of the senior class of 2017 were selected as Illinois State Scholars. Tennis, An amazing 98% of St. Bede students participate in extra-curricular activities. Weightlifting, Our average A.C.T. There is a tunnel that connects the main building with the gym, where physical education classes are held. Home; Welcome to Bede Academy. Update 14/09/2020 – Updated FAQs Update 10/09/2020- Miss Hirst’s Y4-6 update Update 10/09/2020 – Mrs Black’s First Week Back Update Update 09/09/2020 – Further COVID restrictions in Bolton Update 08/09/2020 – Mrs Rostron’s First Day Update Update 07/09/2020 – PaymentsDue to the current situation, payments for School Dinners need to be paid electronically from now… Tennis, Co-ed Indoor Soccer. The monks, many of whom actively participate in the everyday workings of the school, follow the gospel of Christ by serving God, the Church, and the community through daily prayer, both communal and private, serious work, quiet reflection, hospitality, and the renunciation of marriage, possessions, and pleasure. Meet the Principal; Mission Statement, Ethos and Core Values The class of 2017 also had two National Merit Scholar participants. The monks take an active role in the affairs and administration of the academy. Emails from EYFSnewstarter@stbedeacademy.org regarding stay and play sessions and start dates have been sent to all families. Bowling, Swimming, 01670 545111. Swimming,  Prior to the boarding program's ending, it was not uncommon for parents to send their boys hundreds of miles to attend and live at St. Bede. Ceiling fan/light fixtures now hang to provide an atmosphere of former days at the Academy. Approximately 99% of graduates go on to attend a post-secondary institution. Weightlifting, Lockers are located on the second and third levels of the building.