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Children at Bedales Pre-Prep, Dunannie, completed the final week of the Spring term with a production entitled 'Rewind Time' chronicling the exploits of a group of children who discover a time machine and press the wrong...
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Pupils across the three Bedales Schools (Pre-prep Dunannie, Prep Dunhurst and Senior Bedales) raised a total of £1000 for Comic Relief through cake sales, fancy dress and red nose...
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Bedales Olivier Theatre played host to a stunning display of local dance talent at the school’s annual Youth Dance Platform over the weekend.
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Bedales Prep, Dunhurst, has launched an exhibition at the Bedales Gallery this month, showcasing talent across the school community featuring art, textiles, ceramics and design work by pupils, teachers and support staff.
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Bedales Prep (Dunhurst) pupils from Group 3 (Year 6) became evacuees for the day as part of their project on World War 2.
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Students from Bedales senior and prep schools enjoyed a masterclass with Olympic diver Peter Waterfield as part of the school's gifted and talented sports programme.
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Last weekend (2-3 February) saw members of the Bedales community, past and present, and relatives of the Banks family congregate in an effort to complete the final stages of roofing the Sam Banks Pavilion.
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This half term pupils and students from Bedales and Bedales Prep have secured team and individual successes in a variety of sports as their talent is recognised at county and national level.
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Children at Dunannie, Bedales Pre-prep, have begun the term exploring a variety of topics across the curriculum, including extreme weather and bird-watching studied by Year 3.
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Pupils from Dunhurst put on extra performances of Peter Pan at The Olivier Theatre this week after the snow forced cancellations over the weekend.
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Seven Bedales students are celebrating offers from the universities of Oxford and Cambridge on courses in the humanities and science.
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Bedales Block 3 (Year 9) student George Robson has secured a place in the Hampshire County U14 squad and the London Irish Elite Player Development Group after successful trials over the holidays.
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Pupils from Bedales Prep, Dunhurst, started the hockey season with training from Sean Kerly, gold medallist for Team GB at the Seoul Olympics in 1988.
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Pupils at Bedales Prep Dunhurst were delighted to find they had raised £2800 for charity after a special end of term fair entitled Helping Other People in Trouble or (HOPIT).
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Bedales welcomed back former student and renowned singer songwriter Teddy Thompson to the school for a public performance in a packed Olivier Theatre to help raise funds for the John Badley Foundation (JBF), the school’s bursary scheme.
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Pupils from Year 3 at Bedales Pre-prep, Dunannie, enjoyed a visit to Winchester Discovery Centre at the end of term as part of their project on Native America.
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A pupil from Bedales Pre-prep, Dunannie, is celebrating after winning the ‘spirit of the game’ award for the third time this season after his performance playing for Basingstoke Bisons at an U10 Cross Ice Tournament held at Guildford ice rink.
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This term has seen many sporting successes for students at Bedales and Bedales Prep, Dunhurst. The Bedales U14A boys’ football team clocked up impressive victories against Lancing A 3-0 and Charterhouse B 3-0.
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Children at Bedales Pre-Prep Dunannie have performed their nativity musical play to a packed audience. The children have also been organising fundraising events, celebrating Thanksgiving and practising music and dance for end of term celebrations.
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Pupils at Bedales Prep, Dunhurst, are celebrating their success after winning the U13 Netball tournament at Highfield last week.
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Students from Bedales prep and senior schools helped raise the roof of the new Sports Pavilion this week as stage two of the building project commenced following the construction of the timber frame in the school’s Outdoor Work department.
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Students at Bedales School have reached their goal of raising £3000 for four local charities following the success of a charity fashion show they organised which contributed £435 towards their target.
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Pupils from Bedales Prep, Dunhurst, took to the stage at Les Misérables in London last week in a series of acting workshops organised by the theatre company.
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Children in Year 2 at Bedales Pre-Prep Dunannie, enjoyed an extraordinary visit to Petworth House last week as they stepped back in time to the Victorian era.
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Bedales welcomed novelist Niall Griffiths as the school’s official ‘writer in residence’ this week. During his stay Niall spoke at the Bedales ‘Civics’ assembly about his experience of having his third novel, Kelly+Victor, made into a film.
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Bedales Sixth Form students and teachers spent half term helping two schools in Africa as part of an ongoing philanthropic initiative.
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On Saturday 29 September, Bedales Prep, Dunhurst unveiled a sculpture designed by pupils in collaboration with local sculptor Andrew Cheese. The sculpture features three figures in motion and was inspired by the Olympics.
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Bedales School played host to a performance by Maasai warriors the week before last and invited several local primary schools to join in.
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Bedales student golfers are celebrating after winning the Nett competition at the Independent Schools Golf Association (ISGA) Cup at Shire Golf Club.
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Students from Bedales and Bedales Prep, Dunhurst, enjoyed hockey coaching from Team GB Olympic Bronze medallist Alex Danson the week before last, as part of the school’s gifted and talented curriculum.
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Bedales Block 4 student (year 10), Emily Swettenham, received an award from Marwell for her entry in a photography competition that received over 1500 submissions.
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Children at Bedales Pre-Prep, Dunannie, enjoyed a day of storytelling workshops with the author and illustrator of best-selling award winning children’s book The Lighthouse Keeper’s Lunch.
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The Autumn term at Bedales has marked the start of construction of a new sports pavilion dedicated to the memory of former Bedales student Sam Banks, who died at the age of 20 whilst travelling in India.
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Bedales students aiming to take their performance work beyond school, to universities and drama schools, experienced workshops with three world class theatre companies when they visited for a weekend of drama in the Olivier Theatre.
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Bedales School’s Olivier Theatre played host to an evening performance by Poet Laureate Carol Ann Duffy as part of the school’s Autumn arts calendar.
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The Bedales sporting season has kicked off with victories across the board in netball, hockey, football and running.
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Bedales students spent a weekend helping charities as part of the school’s annual Badley Celebration weekend, a dedicated event to commemorate the work of the school’s founder John Badley.
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Podcasts on Apple products by Bedales student Kadian Harding have launched on the iTunes Store.
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Pupils at Bedales Prep, Dunhurst campaigned for Peace on National Peace One Day (21 September) by lobbying MPs, celebrities and members of the Royal Family through letter-writing and producing songs celebrating the tenth anniversary of Peace One Day.
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The autumn sports season at Bedales Prep, Dunhurst, started impressively with a tournament win for the boys’ football U11A team beating five other sides in the Wessex League seven a side tournament.
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Bedales Sixth Form students hiked across Hampshire over the weekend covering 20 miles from East Meon to Winchester to raise money for two African schools in Swaziland.
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Bedales welcomed 22 pupils from West Hill Park School to a showcase of art and design talent. Entitled ‘Bedales Selective’, the exhibition featured highlights from examined work by students from Block 5 (year 11) to sixth form.
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Bedales celebrated impressive exam results on GCSE results day with over half the grades awarded at A* or A. Bedales students tailor their studies choosing a combination of GCSEs, IGCSEs, and the school’s GCSE alternative, Bedales Assessed Courses.
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Bedales students have achieved excellent A Level results for 2012 with 39% of all grades at A* - A. They have secured places at universities including Oxford, Exeter, Edinburgh, London, Bristol, art colleges and international institutions.
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At the end of term, Bedales held its first combined fundraising Summer Party in a marquee in the grounds for parents across its three schools: Dunannie, Dunhurst and Bedales.
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Bedales School was fortunate recently to host the CAA Art Bus, a mobile work of art designed by Sir Peter Blake which is also a mobile art gallery. The visit of the bus marked the retirement of George Hatton after 34 years as Bedales Head of Art.
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Before leaving for their summer holidays, students from the three Bedales schools (Dunhurst, Dunannie and Bedales Senior School) filled and buried three time capsules under the floors of three new staff houses being built within the school grounds.
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To celebrate the Olympics, Bedales Prep and Pre-prep Schools, Dunhurst and Dunannie, went Olympic crazy during their last two weeks of term. Dunhurst held their own “Little London” Olympic event, while Dunannie held three Olympic-themed days.
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In the penultimate week of term, 67 pupils from Bedales Prep School, Dunhurst - comprising the entire block of Year 8 pupils - spent a day helping businesses across Hampshire, Surrey and Sussex as part of the school’s annual work shadowing day.
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Throughout the school year, children at Bedales Pre-prep, Dunannie, have raised over £4,800 from various events for their two chosen charities: Petersfield based Hounds for Heroes and Big Brother Mouse, a child literacy charity based in Laos.
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