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 […]

Tutoring

Tutoring

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Nov 4, 2016
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We are taking our flexible approach to learning to tutoring. We now offer tuition hours to children or adults interested in learning either 1-1 or in small groups in a relaxed environment, using our unique learning style. Subjects offered are  Maths, Science, English, History, French, Spanish and Italian. We can offer: KS3 (ages 11-14) : Maths, […]

Open Day 4 November in Manchester

Open Day 4 November in Manchester

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Oct 12, 2016
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We are running an open day on 4th November. Our one-day-a-week school in Manchester for 10-13 year olds opens on the 11th November 2016 at The Quaker Meeting House in Eccles. The school will run on Fridays  in the same way as the one-day school in Hebden Bridge. For fees information click here. We are running an open […]

Hebden Bridge School on BBC 1

Hebden Bridge School on BBC 1

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Oct 10, 2016
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Spencer Stokes of the BBC 1 came to made a short report about us for Look North. The children had an interesting few hours, seeing from the inside how the news report are made. You can watch the clip here. We also asked our students what they thought about the school. Click here to hear what they […]

Open Mornings

Open Mornings

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Sep 5, 2016
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Open mornings are an opportunity for students and parents to see our innovative learning programme in action and meet our dedicated, talented staff and wonderful children. You can observe a lesson, attend our democratic meeting and chat with us over lunch. See below for the registration form. Programme: 10.30am Arrival 10.45 Observe a cross-curricular class in action […]

Giant step forward for new one day school in Manchester…

Giant step forward for new one day school in Manchester…

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Sep 5, 2016
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Our new one day a week school in Manchester took a huge step forward yesterday after our first taster at the Wonder Inn. Nine children attended with their parents and sampled our unique way of learning under the theme of Friendship. The morning began with Yoga and Meditation which gave the children a chance to tune […]

Wonder School Taster

Wonder School Taster

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Aug 7, 2016
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Places are now full for this taster. Please contact us at anil@hebdenbridgeschool.co.uk for information about Open Mornings where you can visit and see how our school works. We are teaming up with the Wonder Inn in Manchester to launch a second one-day-a-week school. It will be called the Wonder School! The Wonder School Taster Day […]

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