Equality is at the heart of Summerhill.
Jason’s Sunday blogs about Summerhill School
What kind of democracy do you get in a democratic school like Summerhill? It is not political democracy- representative democracy as we know it at regional and national level. It is something else entirely, but it is not immediately clear what it is.
This post describes a typical meeting case and its outcome.
Ten ideas that can help to keep you on track as a Summerhill teacher.
Time for free choice of action in democratic community.
Giving Choices: the Invisible Teacher It doesn’t matter how nice you are, how exciting you are, or how well-meaning you are, if your basic instinct is to reduce choices you shouldn’t be working in a democratic school. This is a tricky issue. You might be a real believer, for example, convinced that you have the…
Play play play.
There have alway been examinations at Summerhill.
Getting older is not the same as gaining maturity.
Summerhill says boredom is good.