In an article for TES, Head of Bedales Magnus Basharaat takes issue with schools minister Nick Gibb’s recent defence in The Times of GCSE reforms, at the heart of which sits the prioritisation of a handful of subjects – notably maths and the sciences, and others making up the English Baccalaureat
In an article for Absolutely Education magazine Head of Bedales Magnus Bashaarat debates the value of GCSEs with Samantha Price, Headmistress of Benenden School.
Posted on 05 June 2019
In an article for TES, Bedales Head of Sciences Emily Seeber poses a problem for teachers: without a clear understanding of our beliefs and principles, she asks, how can we use them to evaluate our practice?
Posted on 23 May 2019
People, dogs and even a Shetland pony were among the visitors to Bedales on 11 May, when the school’s Dog Show and Fête returned for another year. The event brought together the local community on the sports pitches at Bedales Prep School, Dunhurst, for an afternoon of family fun.
Posted on 21 May 2019
Cognitive load theory (CLT) has been hailed as ‘the single most important thing teachers should know’.
Posted on 02 May 2019
A screenplay written by Block 4 (Year 10) Bedales student Freya Hannan-Mills has emerged as one of the winners of a parliamentary-based film and scriptwriting competition for students and independent filmmakers based in the UK.
Posted on 25 April 2019
Bedales Head of Sciences Emily Seeber has helped author a new learning resource for teachers, made available by Oxford University Press (OUP).
Posted on 16 April 2019
In an article for TES, Bedales Head of Sciences Emily Seeber argues that feedback given to teachers on their lessons focuses too much on student behaviour, and that the ‘knowledge quartet’ offers a more useful alternative.
Posted on 25 March 2019
In an article for TES, Magnus Bashaarat argues that GCSEs do not prepare students for work and further study, that government’s obsession with STEM subjects needs revisiting, and that a major curriculum rethink is required if vocational education is to serve young people well and match the ambiti
Posted on 19 March 2019