Getting our hands dirty

In a recent blog for HMC (the Headmasters’ and Headmistresses’ Conference), Keith Budge explains why students getting their hands dirty outside with practical work is key part of a Be

Posted on 13 February 2017

Dunannie Performance Platform

On Tuesday afternoon the Dunannie Performance Platform saw some great performances from budding musicians on a variety of instruments including the trumpet and cello.

Posted on 10 February 2017

Keith Budge on working in partnership

In a recent article for School House magazine, Keith Budge counsels against government’s enthusiasm for the direct transfer of independent sector expertise to the state sector, and argues instead that any institutional learning must be a two-way street.

Posted on 06 February 2017

Active learning - Jo Webbern

In a recent issue of Beautiful South magazine, Jo Webbern, Head of Bedales Pre-prep School, Dunannie, explains the ethos of teaching vital life skills through the fostering of creativity, individuality and contact with the natural world.

Posted on 10 January 2017

Case for outdoor learning - Ryan Walsh in TES

The case for outdoor learning has been consistently made. So why, asks Ryan Walsh, Head of Outdoor Work at Bedales Prep School, Dunhurst in an article for TES, are so few schools listening?

Posted on 06 January 2017

“How to save Modern Foreign Languages?” - Al McConville in TES

In an article for TES, Alistair McConville argues that if it is to be revived, then we must do more than plead for its usefulness, and instead stress its value for greater global understanding and collaboration.
Opinion amongst students on this subject is divided.
Posted on 06 January 2017

"Journey of discovery"- Keith Budge

In an article for New Forest Living magazine, Keith Budge discusses the Bedales approach to schooling, and the importance of time and space to students in shaping their educational journeys.

Posted on 05 January 2017


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