Equality is at the heart of Summerhill.
We discuss the Structure of Freedom. Freedom is not random or completely free form. Democratic Free Schools, like any successful democratic entity, works because of intelligent democratic structure.
Democratic meetings must be connected ro freedom.
We finish off the first of two weeks about Democratic Meetings with some remarks about the podcast.
We say that democratic schools begin with freedom not meetings.
Meeting problems, the basics of good meetings, templates.
What is a Found Object School? Why we are not creating one.
We cover the English National Curriculum, Core and Foundation Subjects as well as Freedom, Group Ages, the Timetable, the need for experienced teachers and more.
We begin to look at content: The English National Curriculum, Core and Foundation subjects, FREEDOM, reduction of the Core as well as Foundation, Key Stages and what we mean by Moving Up, The Timetable and more.
Our quick notes on the Wednesday Podcast about the Hidden Curriculum positive, negative, state schools, democratic free schools. They can’t be avoided !