Those who believe that the country’s approach to education has made a damaging turn towards the narrow and functional might pay attention to the work and career of Cicero, argues Bedales Deputy Head, Academic, Alistair McConvi
In his recent Huffington Post blog (Blind Faith: Enough Is Enough!
For school leaders, aspiring leaders and sixth form students: Attend a leadership conference with a difference at Bedales School, working in partnership with the TES on 25 May 2016.
In its ‘leadership‘ series, the TES has featured an article by Keith Budge, Headmaster of Bedales, on learning from failure.
What should be the purpose of a school – to raise happy, well-adjusted young people, or exam achievement and league table position?
Mental health and young people in the UK
75% of psychological problems start under the age of 25, and half start under the age of 15. According to the UK Mental Health Foundation, about 10% of school-age young people will go on to have a clinically diagnosable mental health problem.
Fresh from her announcement at the start of January that she is to step down from human rights campaigning group, Liberty, Shami Chakrabarti visited Bedales School to deliver the third annual Global Awareness lecture on 27 January.
Bedales students have achieved strong A Level results for 2015 with the school’s highest ever percentage of A* grades at 17%.