Students fundraising cycle from Land’s End to John O’Groats

Two Sixth Form students are marking the end of their time at Bedales by cycling unsupported from Land’s End to John O’Groats.

Loet Brouwer (18 years) and Cian Watson (17 years) have planned the arduous 14-day activity in July having taken their A Levels this summer.

Posted on 05 July 2019

Bedales backs review of university admissions

In a blog for HMC (the Headmasters' and Headmistresses' Conference), Magnus Bashaarat welcomes a forthcoming review of the university admissions system, recently announced by the Office for Students (OfS).

Posted on 05 July 2019

Bedales supporting the Rural Refugee Network

Pupils from Bedales and Bedales Prep, Dunhurst have supported the Rural Refugee Network fundraising effort by creating artwork for a major Art sale, and also helping prepare for the annual exhibition held at Bordean House, near Petersfield on 13 June.

Posted on 19 June 2019

Academic or pastoral? All teachers cover both

In an article for TES, Clare Jarmy, Bedales Head of Philosophy, Religion & Ethics and Head of Able, Gifted & Talented, Scholars and Oxbridge, examines the way in which the academic and pastoral aspects of teaching are often divided, and argues that, though convenient, this does not always

Posted on 11 June 2019

Reforming the curriculum

In an article for TES, Head of Bedales Magnus Basharaat takes issue with schools minister Nick Gibb’s recent defence in The Times of GCSE reforms, at the heart of which sits the prioritisation of a handful of subjects – notably maths and the sciences, and others making up the English

Posted on 07 June 2019

Education debate

In an article for Absolutely Education magazine Head of Bedales Magnus Bashaarat debates the value of GCSEs with Samantha Price, Headmistress of Benenden School.

Posted on 05 June 2019

Teaching and values - Emily Seeber in TES

In an article for TES, Bedales Head of Sciences Emily Seeber poses a problem for teachers: without a clear understanding of our beliefs and principles, she asks, how can we use them to evaluate our practice?

Posted on 23 May 2019

Challenging Government thinking

Cognitive load theory (CLT) has been hailed as ‘the single most important thing teachers should know’.

Posted on 02 May 2019


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