The understanding of academic success needn’t be about testing, says Bedales Prep, Dunhurst head Jane Grubb, in a recent article in
Posted on 31 May 2017
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In an article for Independent School Parent magazine, Jo Webbern, head of Bedales Pre-prep School, Dunannie, explains the school’s philosophy of giving children the freedom to do and make things for themselves, under the guidance of e
Posted on 23 May 2017
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Bedales Prep School, Dunhurst is featured in a recent article on mental health provision in Independent School Parent magazine.
Posted on 22 May 2017
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Bedales features heavily in an article recently published in TES on the subject of animals in schools. The author and lecturer at Kingston University, Jennifer Richardson, , explains that many schools are home to a variety of animals in the belief that it improves pupil engagement and may even bo
Posted on 22 May 2017
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In a recent blog for HMC (the Headmasters’ and headmistresses’ Conference), Keith Budge shares his concern that schools risk losing subjects such as art, drama and music, and with them our greatest assets in encouraging creat
Posted on 15 May 2017
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Bedales Prep School, Dunhurst kicked-off the summer term in great style, by competing in the ISFA (Independent Schools Football Association) U11 seven-a-side national finals at St George’s Park – home to the FA.
Posted on 15 May 2017
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What is the purpose of education? Keith Budge, Headmaster, Bedales Schools, raises this question in the latest issue of Beautiful South magazine, and outlines the Bedales response.
Posted on 09 May 2017
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The centenary of the death of poet, Edward Thomas, who was killed in France at the Battle of Arras on April 9, 1917 is being marked by Bedales Prep School, Dunhurst and Bedales Pre-prep, Dunannie.
Posted on 08 May 2017
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Professor Eleanor Maguire of University College, London delivered the annual Science Eckersley lecture - The past, present and future of memory - to a packed Bedales Theatre of students, staff, parents and the local community on 27 April. Eleanor Maguire has transformed understanding of how the brain supports navigation, memory and imagining the future and in particular the role played by a region of the brain called the hippocampus.   In this fascinating lecture, Eleanor Maguire featured her memory research with London cab drivers – famous for memorising London traffic routes as part of their assessment test, ‘the Knowledge’. She also discussed the use of gaming, mobile brain scanners, Google Deep Mind, the World Memory Championships, Ancient Roman memory strategies, dreams, depression and the use of exercise to stimulate the production of new neurons.
Posted on 02 May 2017