bedales News

In a recent Telegraph independent schools supplement with the theme of character building, Keith Budge explains that Bedales is a culturally distinctive school that values the practical as well as the cerebral, with an enthusiasm for individualism and achievement balanced by a commitment to the w
Posted on 13 April 2018
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In a book review for TES of When by Daniel H Pink (Canongate), Alistair McConville, Bedales Deputy Head, Academic, considers the implications of our cognitive highs and lows for the ways in which we organise the school day.
Posted on 13 April 2018
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In a blog for the Independent Schools' Council, Colin Baty, Head of Bedales Prep School, Dunhurst, reflects on how teachers might make sense of their responsibilities to the young people in their care following the shooting in Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School.
Posted on 05 April 2018
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In an article for TES, Bedales teacher of Philosophy and Religious Studies and head of Partnerships Alice Neill argues that we are in the teeth of a perfect educational storm – an ill-fitting curriculum and an unpredictable and volatile future.
Posted on 03 April 2018
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In an article for The Spectator, Keith Budge laments the marginalisation of arts subjects in our schools, and argues it is vital to a rounded education – not least for scientists.
Posted on 22 March 2018
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In an article for the Boarding Schools’ Association Guide to UK Boarding Schools, Keith Budge argues that STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) subjects have been promoted in schools by government at the expense of a wider education.
Posted on 22 March 2018
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Curiosity is the driving force behind the advancement of humankind – but it is stifled in our classrooms, buried under the weight of teacher workload and accountability.
Posted on 20 March 2018
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Bedales Head of Geography, Paul Turner, discusses how he embeds data skills into his teaching as part of Royal Geographical Society focus on teaching with data skills.
Posted on 20 March 2018
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In her regular Science column for the TES, Emily Seeber, Bedales Head of Sciences, investigates pheromones and their association with student behaviour. Emily asks: “What are pheromones and how far can we blame them for the way that our students behave around one another?”
Posted on 19 March 2018
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Clare Jarmy, Bedales Head of Religious Studies & Philosophy and Head of Academic Enrichment, has reviewed The Ultimate Guide to Differentiation by Sue Cowley for the TES.
Posted on 19 March 2018

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