The three Rs? What about relationships?

In a recent article for TES, Clare Jarmy, Bedales Head of Academic Enrichment and Head of Religious Studies and Philosophy, explores the importance of relationships to good learning in the wake of Andrea Zafirakou, associate deputy head at a London comprehensive school, being awarded the

How to organise the school day

In a book review for TES of When by Daniel H Pink (Canongate), Alistair McConville, Bedales Deputy Head, Academic, considers the implications of our cognitive highs and lows for the ways in which we organise the school day.

Posted on 13 April 2018

Pupil Power - Colin Baty reflects on recent US events

In a blog for the Independent Schools' Council, Colin Baty, Head of Bedales Prep School, Dunhurst, reflects on how teachers might make sense of their responsibilities to the young people in their care following the shooting in Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School.

Posted on 05 April 2018

Back to the future? Alice McNeill in TES

In an article for TES, Bedales teacher of Philosophy and Religious Studies and head of Partnerships Alice McNeill argues that we are in the teeth of a perfect educational storm – an ill-fitting curriculum and an unpredictable and volatile future.

Posted on 03 April 2018

Dunhurst pupils complete 'Kids’ Guernica' project

At the beginning of February, Dunhurst pupils enjoyed a week of cross-curricular workshops in response to ‘Kids’ Guernica’ - an international children's art project to create a peace mural based on Picasso's Guernica.

Posted on 23 March 2018

Getting to grips with literacy and science

In an article for the Boarding Schools’ Association Guide to UK Boarding Schools, Keith Budge argues that STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) subjects have been promoted in schools by government at the expense of a wider education.

Posted on 22 March 2018


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