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

Actor delivers masterclass at Dunhurst

Dunhurst’s Block 2 were thrilled to be treated to a Shakespeare masterclass on 19 January delivered by actor, Eddie Marsan.

Posted on 29 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

Dunhurst’s Colin Baty goes behind the scenes

In an article for Independent School Parent, Dunhurst Head Colin Baty recounts his experience of pupil shadowing in order to better understand the ethos of the school and the experience of his pupils.

Posted on 24 January 2018

Curious Children... light up stage

The Dunhurst Blocks’ winter show, Curious Children, has now finished its run in the Bedales Theatre and was considered a resounding success.

Posted on 22 January 2018


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