The Nursery at Bedales Pre-prep, Dunannie took a trip to the Arctic Circle - figuratively speaking - when a visiting artist taught the children the art of polar bear drawing last week.
Posted on 27 February 2017
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A sweet-toothed fundraiser proved a hit at Bedales Pre-prep, Dunannie yesterday when Friends of Dunannie turned the annual ‘Pop-up Crêperie’ into a money raising event.
Posted on 24 February 2017
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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
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For some young people, school has come to mean an unreasonably long working day, and relentless stress associated with competition and assessment. This can be especially true for those who live in London, where the number of what are seen by some as ‘good’ school places – whether in the state or independent sector – is massively outweighed by demand.
Posted on 22 February 2017
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Baby Hampshire magazine has published an interview with Jo Webbern, Head of Bedales Pre-prep, Dunannie. In the article, Jo describes Dunannie as “the first stage of the Bedales journey – in the Early years we start to establish those transportable skills that the children take with them, through school and beyond. It’s a happy stimulating environment with an innovative edge. It is a school where childhood is respected, and relationships between children and teachers are strong.
Posted on 22 February 2017
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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 Bedales education. 
Posted on 13 February 2017
In a recent blog for the Independent Schools Council (ISC), Keith Budge reflects further on the challenge of an illiberal age to liberal educators, and examines the value of the ‘appreciat
Posted on 10 February 2017
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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
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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
Pupils who are part of the art scholars group at Bedales Prep School, Dunhurst are excited at the prospect of exhibiting at the world renowned Saatchi Gallery after entering the international Saatchi Gallery Art Prize for Schools. The prize is open to primary, secondary and sixth form schools from around the world and schools can submit artwork from students between the ages of 4 and 18. Dunhurst pupils, Jake Scott, Amos Wollen, Ollie Duke, Beckett Shepard, Rhiannon Griffiths, Ruben Alexander and Ruby Rose (ages 12-13) have submitted work under the guidance of Head of Art at Dunhurst, Susan Macfarlane.
Posted on 02 February 2017
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