bedales News

100 years to the day that he completed his first poem, celebrated war poet and Steep resident Edward Thomas is to be commemorated.
Posted on 24 October 2014
Bedales Schools in the Tatler Schools Guide 2015: "And the point of Bedales is to be different." Read more here.
Posted on 21 October 2014
"Roly Botha is worried about leaving school after he takes his A-levels next year, but not for the reasons you might imagine.
Posted on 01 October 2014
"Whenever I am asked what I do for a living, I take a deep breath before delivering my rather long-winded title. I am a director of teaching and learning. Confused looks usually follow, especially from people of my generation. I usually say that it’s something akin to a director of studies in old money. I am left feeling as though I have misrepresented my role. However, it is important that we do define this job, as it is a crucial cog in the school wheel." says Bedales's Alistair McConville in TES. Read the full article here.
Posted on 22 August 2014
Bedales Headmaster Keith Budge on GCSE assessments and the move to Bedales' own BACs, published in The Telegraph.
Posted on 22 August 2014
Head of Religious Studies and Philosophy at Bedales, Clare Jarmy writes about 'Knowledge' in the TES: "Teach the facts, we’re told, and the rest will take care of itself. But when it comes to imparting wisdom, nothing is black and white. Educationalists often highlight the importance of skills over facts, but it cannot be denied that imparting knowledge is vital to what we do as teachers. This is made clear by the fact that it is repeatedly referenced in curriculum and exam requirements. The first stated aim of England’s 2014 national curriculum, for example, is to provide pupils with “an introduction to the essential knowledge they need to be educated citizens”. Read the full article here.
Posted on 02 August 2014
The National Theatre’s New Views programme seeks to project the voice of young students from the classroom onto
Posted on 24 June 2014
03/02/2012 Musicians from Bedales School performed what has become an annual lunch-time London concert of instrumental and vocal music at St Luke’s Church, Chelsea on 1 February.
Posted on 03 February 2012