Summer School 8th to 10th August

Summer School 8th to 10th August

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May 19, 2017
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Summer School for ages 7-13 LEARNING FROM NATURE AND CREATING. Leave the screens behind for lots of practical creative learning in nature. Yoga and meditation in the mornings followed by activity-based learning in science, art, horse-riding and cooking.  All with our democratic approach where students have a big say in their learning. Science, art, horseriding, cooking, yoga and meditation; all […]

What our children have to say about the school.

What our children have to say about the school.

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May 17, 2017
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We asked our students what they thought about the school. Click here to hear what they said.                  

The new flexi-time school.

The new flexi-time school.

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Apr 21, 2017
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MADE TO MEASURE SCHOOL FOR 10-13 YEAR OLDS. 1 OR 2 DAY SCHOOL ON MONDAYS AND/OR THURSDAYS We are growing to a two-day school from September 2017. For students aged 10-13 we will expand on our current topic based approach. We will now be adding mathematics, geography and drama to science, humanities and arts to offer a greater variety […]

A New Way to do GCSEs.

A New Way to do GCSEs.

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Apr 21, 2017
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MADE TO MEASURE GCSEs FOR 13-16 YEAR OLDS.  1 DAY SCHOOL ON THURSDAYS Innovation is at the heart of our school, so after much consultation, we are going to offer GCSEs in a unique, self-directed-study approach. GCSE students from 13-16 years old  do self-directed study supported by our teachers. Students decide which GCSES they want to […]

Festival Of Alternative Education 17-06-2017

Festival Of Alternative Education 17-06-2017

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Feb 20, 2017
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The Festival of Alternative Education  Hebden Bridge, June 17th.      Inspiring speakers, a choice of creative workshops on yoga, meditation, democratic education, politics, philosophy, flood prevention, art and much, much more. Food and music too! The Festival will have three themes: Earth, Society and Self, and especially how they are connected. What’s on? Yoga Classes with Teen […]

What our students have to say about Hebden Bridge School…

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Jan 26, 2017
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ON CROSS SUBJECT LEARNING “I really liked the science in both topics. I thought that it was amazing how much sugar was in “healthy food” and I found all the work on planets and stars very interesting. Art was amazing. It was really fun making masks and painting pictures with natural pigments and it was […]

GCSES STARTING IN SEPTEMBER

GCSES STARTING IN SEPTEMBER

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Jan 17, 2017
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September 4. Children will have the full Hebden Bridge School experience with Yoga and Meditation to hone their learning potential and the Democratic Meeting to participate in the running of the school. Class sizes will be small, no more than 12, and there will be ample one-to-one learning opportunities. All the teachers are fully qualified, […]

How did we get here?  A summary of our second half term..

How did we get here? A summary of our second half term..

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Jan 12, 2017
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In this topic, we explored our origins in the universe and as a species.  In Humanities, we studied the origin stories from Australian Aboriginal to Chinese to Indian to Indigenous Americans to Greek and the Book of Genesis. We looked at what these different stories did and did not have in common. We even wrote […]

What’s the big deal about sugar?  Reporting on our first half term…

What’s the big deal about sugar? Reporting on our first half term…

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Jan 12, 2017
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This topic was all about the development of the sugar trade and its impact on slavery, culture and on our health.  In humanities, we learned how the slave trade began, why it was so lucrative, how it was connected to consumption in Europe of sugar, what conditions were like on the ships and plantations, and […]

Rewilding

Rewilding

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Jan 10, 2017
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This term our topic is Reproduction and the Future, birth and what will come next. We will be looking at ideas and projects  that are working to create a better future for the planet as well as us humans. Enough of dystopias, there are great things happening out there! As we go along we will […]

Public Meeting, Manchester: Democratic, One-Day Secondary School.

Public Meeting, Manchester: Democratic, One-Day Secondary School.

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Nov 19, 2016
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Quaker Friends Meeting House 6 Mount Street, M2 5NS (Centre of Manchester behind the Central Library). 10.30am, Saturday 3rd December. We are holding a public meeting to discuss what our new flexible one-day secondary school in Manchester could be like. This is your opportunity to have a say!  We see learning as partnership between children, […]

One-Day School Public Meeting, Manchester 3rd December.

One-Day School Public Meeting, Manchester 3rd December.

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Nov 18, 2016
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Quaker Friends Meeting House 6 Mount Street, M2 5NS (Centre of Manchester behind the Central Library). 10.30am, Saturday 3rd December. We are holding a public meeting to discuss what our new flexible one-day school in Manchester could be like. This is your opportunity to have a say!  We see learning as partnership between children, parents […]

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