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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
We have updated many aspects of the site including the navigation, so you can find the information you need more easily.
Posted on 21 April 2017
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In a recent article for TES, Bedales Head of Philosophy and Religious Studies Clare Jarmy argues that the process of ‘revisiting’ offers all of the memorisation benefits of revision, whilst also bringing a welcome depth to learning.
Posted on 20 April 2017
The School House website has published a contribution by Andrew Martin on the enriching opportunities available in
Posted on 07 April 2017
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