What is Clubhouse Democracy ? What is a Transitional Model? We discuss.
We continue to discuss Democratic School Meetings and freedom, age ranges, and the reality that democratic meetings are not perfect.
We discuss the details of democratic meetings and how they must, crucially, be connected ro freedom.
We summarise Optional Lessons and emphasise that they are not offered in isolation, or randomly, but with a number of surrounding factors that are needed for success.
We discuss optional lessons, an essential part of the Democratic Free School engine. Also Reduced Curriculum and Freak Out subjects.
We discuss the Age Ranges in our school. Is there an essential Age Range? A Lynch pin?
Designing a Democratic Free School needs a solid vision, mission statement. We discuss the principles that we think are essential for our school..
We write about Age Ranges and Size in democratic free school design.What are they? Where will we begin ? It’s not an easy topic.
The Age Range Train. How many coaches? The most important coach?
Reflections on Mission Statements. In this blog we think over what we discussed in our last podcast and offer some suggestions about the way forward