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

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

Clare Jarmy on differentiated learning

To truly differentiate between the learning needs of pupils, teachers need to develop a personalised approach that won’t add to their workload, says Bedales Head of Philosophy, Religion and Ethics and Head of Academic Enrichment Clare Jarmy in the TES – and she thinks she has found on

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


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