Fans of BBC Antiques Roadshow and designer jewellery were thrilled last week when experts Joanna Hardy and Shaun Leane collaborated on a lecture for Bedales students and guests. Former Bedales student, Hardy, attended the school from 1974-78 and it was in the Bedales workshop where she made her first pieces of jewellery. She is now an Independent Fine Jewellery Specialist with over 30 years’ experience in the industry beginning her career as a goldsmith before joining De Beers as a rough diamond valuer, then as a polished diamond dealer in Antwerp, a stint at Phillips, the auctioneers in London, and onto Sotheby’s in Bond Street as the senior jewellery specialist and auctioneer...
Posted on 15 November 2016
Bedales Parents’ Association has great pleasure in inviting you to the inaugural John Badley Foundation Big Weekend on 6, 7 and 9 May. Parental engagement is a vital part of what we do and this weekend is all about fostering the fruitful partnership between School, students and parents.
Posted on 22 April 2016
Building Resilient and Happy Young People - Summary of talk by Dr Michael Carr-Gregg at Bedales School on 22 January 2016
In January 2016 Bedales parents gathered for a presentation by Dr Michael Carr-Gregg – adolescent psychologist of 30 years standing, Honorary Psychologist to the Australian Boarding Schools Association, agony uncle to Girlfriend magazine and Old Dunhurstian. Dr Carr-Gregg shared research insights into the mental health of young people in both the UK and Australia, discussed strategies that young people might employ to ensure good mental health, and encouraged parents to intervene early if they felt something was wrong. Continue reading for a summary of Dr Carr-Gregg’s presentation and to access slides from the talks.
Posted on 05 February 2016
Former Bedales student, Cara Delevingne, is interviewed in The Sunday Times: Model, actress, singer, goofball — and now journalist. Are there no limits to Ms Delevingne’s talents?
Posted on 09 February 2015
Kirstie Allsopp reminisces about her time at Bedales and recalls her favourtie teachers, read the full article here.
Posted on 12 November 2014