Hello there. We are still searching for a suitable building to rent for the coming years of planned expansion and growth. We are asking everyone with an interest in our school plans to think, talk and generally spread the word about our Property appeal. Details are on the poster below. Thank you for your ongoing … Continue reading Property Appeal
After much research and consultation, the members of the Wicklow Sudbury School founding committee has concluded that Ireland provides one of the most solid legal foundations in Europe for Sudbury Schools. Two particular elements of law govern the question of educational provision in Ireland for children who are not attending recognised schools, these are the … Continue reading Sudbury Schools & Irish Law
Dave Brown a.k.a Boyinaband is a British rapper, producer and vlogger. He is most known for his collaboration with Minx and for his song "Don't Stay In School" on the inadequacies of the traditional school system which went viral and has been viewed over 11 million on Youtube. Since then he has done his homework … Continue reading Boyinaband endorses the Sudbury Model
Trust Children. Nothing could be more simple - or more difficult. Difficult, because to trust children we must trust ourselves - and most of us were taught as children that we could not be trusted. ~ John Holt This is the first in a series posts that I will be writing for our … Continue reading A Journey towards Trust
It's amazing the power of conversation. How an exchange of words can create something real and concrete, can lead to so many possibilities. It's one of the most compelling catalysts we have for creating the world we want to live in. Having an honest and open conversation even with a stranger can mean something that … Continue reading The Story So Far.
By Aaron Keohane Aaron currently works at Sudbury School Paris and will be joining us in September as one of our staff. You can read more on his background in democratic education on our Staff Team page . Here Aaron shares some of his insights and advice on the process of establishing a democratic school. … Continue reading So you want to open a democratic school.
I am a father of two boys. I have been happy enough that my kids have been happy enough going through a pleasant primary school. The two boys haven't had a lot of problems with school. One likes it more than the other but, apart from not wanting to get up in the morning, neither … Continue reading How I got here
Hi Thanks for taking the time to visit. Of course it's not true for all children but here is a link to Peter Grays article "Why don't children like school" Click here for article. best wishes Wicklow Sudbury team