Exceptional GCSE performances by Bedales students

GCSE results day at Bedales revealed some exceptional individual performances. Six students achieved at least nine A* grades including one student gaining 12 A*/As and another student who achieved 11 A*s.

Posted on 29 August 2017

Impressive destinations for Bedales A Level students

Bedales School students have gained university places at some of the most prestigious institutions in the world including Oxbridge, leading conservatoires, art colleges and medical schools following the release of A level results this week.

Posted on 18 August 2017

Rethinking revision – Clare Jarmy in TES

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

Getting our hands dirty

In a recent blog for HMC (the Headmasters’ and Headmistresses’ Conference), Keith Budge explains why students getting their hands dirty outside with practical work is key part of a Be

Posted on 13 February 2017

Keith Budge on working in partnership

In a recent article for School House magazine, Keith Budge counsels against government’s enthusiasm for the direct transfer of independent sector expertise to the state sector, and argues instead that any institutional learning must be a two-way street.

Posted on 06 February 2017

Teacher takes Chemistry in a year - Al McConville in TES

In a recent article for TES, Al McConville, Bedales Deputy Head, Academic, reflects on the possibly rash decision to take his GCSE in Chemistry from a standing start in just a year, alongside an already demanding schedule.

Posted on 23 January 2017

“How to save Modern Foreign Languages?” - Al McConville in TES

In an article for TES, Alistair McConville argues that if it is to be revived, then we must do more than plead for its usefulness, and instead stress its value for greater global understanding and collaboration.
Opinion amongst students on this subject is divided.
Posted on 06 January 2017


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