bedales News

In a recent blog post for the Headmasters’ and Headmistresses’ Conference (HMC), Keith Budge celebrates the new Bedales Art & Design building being named as one of 49 finalists in the national
Posted on 14 July 2017
The Board of Governors at Bedales School has announced its new head will be Magnus Bashaarat, currently head of Milton Abbey School.
Posted on 07 July 2017
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Bedales School held its annual Parents’ Day last Saturday, a celebration where parents and family are invited to mark students’ achievements over the past year and enjoy a full day of events and displays across the estate including drama, dance, sport and music.
Posted on 06 July 2017
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The new Bedales Art & Design building has been awarded a National Award by the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA).
Posted on 26 June 2017
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In March, the government announced that 13,000 courses currently running nationwide would be replaced with 15 vocational routes in specific career areas.
Posted on 06 June 2017
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Head of Geography at Bedales School, Paul Turner, has been awarded the Royal Geographical Society (RGS) Award for ‘
Posted on 06 June 2017
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Bedales features heavily in an article recently published in TES on the subject of animals in schools. The author and lecturer at Kingston University, Jennifer Richardson, , explains that many schools are home to a variety of animals in the belief that it improves pupil engagement and may even bo
Posted on 22 May 2017
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In a recent blog for HMC (the Headmasters’ and headmistresses’ Conference), Keith Budge shares his concern that schools risk losing subjects such as art, drama and music, and with them our greatest assets in encouraging creat
Posted on 15 May 2017
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What is the purpose of education? Keith Budge, Headmaster, Bedales Schools, raises this question in the latest issue of Beautiful South magazine, and outlines the Bedales response.
Posted on 09 May 2017
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Professor Eleanor Maguire of University College, London delivered the annual Science Eckersley lecture - The past, present and future of memory - to a packed Bedales Theatre of students, staff, parents and the local community on 27 April. Eleanor Maguire has transformed understanding of how the brain supports navigation, memory and imagining the future and in particular the role played by a region of the brain called the hippocampus.   In this fascinating lecture, Eleanor Maguire featured her memory research with London cab drivers – famous for memorising London traffic routes as part of their assessment test, ‘the Knowledge’. She also discussed the use of gaming, mobile brain scanners, Google Deep Mind, the World Memory Championships, Ancient Roman memory strategies, dreams, depression and the use of exercise to stimulate the production of new neurons.
Posted on 02 May 2017

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