Confessions of a House Master

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.

Posted on 14 February 2020

Bedales and Bohunt celebrate partnership

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.

Posted on 13 February 2020

Raising funds for local charity

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.

Posted on 24 January 2020

Teaching with empathy - Clare Jarmy in TES

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.

Posted on 23 January 2020

Standing with youth

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.

Posted on 02 January 2020

Magnus Bashaarat argues for GCSE reform

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.

Posted on 02 January 2020


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