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Made to Measure School

Hebden Bridge Secondary School offers a one-day-a-week school on Thursdays for home-educated children. With each child and parent we agree a personalised learning plan to determine how the student prefers to study inside and outside of the classroom.  The students self-direct their way through our unique educational programme that integrates…

News: More than just a game: yoga for school-age children

It is important to adapt Yoga to children’s interests and this begins with making it playful. Whilst playing, children’s minds and hearts are relaxed and receptive playing whole-heatedly with all their attention focussed on the play. Unifying Yoga with playfulness allows the child to experience the Yoga mindfully and learning comes…

Wonder School Taster

Places are now full for this taster. Please contact us at anil@hebdenbridgelc.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!…

Hebden Bridge School on BBC 1

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…

Tutoring

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…

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

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…

Rewilding

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…

GCSES STARTING IN SEPTEMBER

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…

Festival Of Alternative Education 17-06-2017

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, andespecially how they are connected. What’s on?…

A New Way to do GCSEs.

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…

The new flexi-time school.

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…

Summer School 19th to 23rd August

Registration is now open for our Summer School at Swanbank Farm from 19-23 August. Inspired by nature we look to learn and play to develop our interconnection, understanding, and gratitude. Biology, art, horse riding, cooking and this year we will be doing an hour of play per day in Spanish…

Spanish After School Club for 6-10 year olds.

Restarting 23rd January, Wednesdays 4-5pm An exciting and innovative approach to learning a language for children at our Spanish Club. Play, play and more play and all in Spanish! Children will learn new games that will keep them active. The teachers talk to them in Spanish all of the time and children…