Al McConville “in defence of the curious”

Curiosity is the driving force behind the advancement of humankind – but it is stifled in our classrooms, buried under the weight of teacher workload and accountability.

Posted on 20 March 2018

Dunannie celebrates World Book Day

Inclement weather may have shut schools up and down the country, but Dunannie children had prepared in advance for their World Book Day celebration.

Posted on 04 March 2018

Comparing the English education system

An article in School House magazine discusses the pressures on British school children caused by competition for places and excessive tutoring, whilst recognising the ‘soft skills’ and abilities in Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths (STEM) of independent school pupils.

Posted on 13 February 2018

Tackling Seasonal Affective Disorder

In the latest instalment of her fortnightly column for TES, Bedales Head of Sciences Emily Seeber explains why teachers might be feeling down this winter, and what schools could do to tackle seasonal depression.

Posted on 13 February 2018

New look dining hall named after founder

Dunhurst and Dunannie celebrated the refurbishment of its dining room by hosting parents and families at a launch event on 26 January.

Posted on 31 January 2018

Seeber’s Science column: the common cold

In the second of her fortnightly columns for the TES, Bedales Head of Sciences Emily Seeber explains how colds are spread around classrooms, why teachers are particularly vulnerable, and why schools are hotbeds for the transmission of disease.

Posted on 26 January 2018

Bedales celebrates 125 years

Bedales School is holding a number of celebratory events and activities to mark its foundation 125 years ago in January 1893 by John Haden Badley.

Posted on 25 January 2018

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