Music for Youth, 2017

All three Bedales schools entered the Music for Youth competition 2017 with an exciting combination of Mozart, Jaco Pastorious, jazz and poetry by Edward Thomas.

Posted on 10 March 2017

Helping pupils find their passions

In an article for Beautiful South magazine, Head of Bedales Prep School, Dunhurst, Jane Grubb explains how the school challenges and supports its pupils to find what they love, and begin the process of growing into themselves.

Posted on 09 March 2017

Multi-skills sports festival

A multi-skills sports festival saw Dunhurst and Dunannie children collaborate on a number of fun activities on Thursday.

Block 2s working towards their Young Sports Leaders award ran the workshop which consisted of seven activities each working on the fundamental skills of movement.

Posted on 23 February 2017

Boarding…a balanced education

For some young people, school has come to mean an unreasonably long working day, and relentless stress associated with competition and assessment.

Posted on 22 February 2017

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

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

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


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