The job of a boarding housemaster or mistress is exhausting, all-consuming and not for the faint-hearted, writes Peter Thackrey, Bedales Head of Boarding, in an article for School House Magazine. However, he also considers his job a joy and a privilege.
Partnership leads from Bohunt Education Trust (BET) and Bedales Schools attended an event at the Houses of Parliament with Right Hon. Damian Hinds MP to celebrate joint activities between state and independent schools across the UK.
An article in the i newspaper discusses the new Bedales Living with the Land qualification course.
Petersfield-based charity FitzRoy attended Bedales Prep, Dunhurst this week to receive a fundraising cheque for £5,599. Members of FitzRoy’s friendship and dating project Love4Life also spoke to the pupils in a special assembly about the impact of the charity on their lives.
In an article for TES, Clare Jarmy explains how taking driving lessons taught her a valuable lesson about dealing with pupils who insist they are unable to do something.
Bedales has been accepted into the Round Square network following successful completion of the organisation’s assessment process.
As Bedales reopens its doors for the Spring term we have a re-formed government, and the UK’s departure from the EU is likely to be imminent.
In an article for TES, Head of Bedales Magnus Bashaarat argues that the neo-traditionalist Goveian GCSE curriculum is out of step with the worlds of work and higher education, and that reform is overdue.
Charity-minded pupils, staff and parents at Bedales Prep and Pre-prep have raised over £7,000 for good causes this term.