Reflections

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In Search of the Perfect School

by Inwoods Small School

“For an alternative school you are very structured”, were the words of one of our visitors. “The children have a lot of freedom, don’t you think they might need more structure?” was the contrary view of someone else. Read more.

Raising a Mind that is a Light unto Itself

by Inwoods Small School

Conflict, wars, monopolies and environmental destruction are so prevalent because humans are infused with an atmosphere of authority and control in both obvious and subtle ways, and are therefore heavily conditioned. In response, our tendency is to follow or rebel, fight or flight, to become the dominator or the one being dominated. And as children […]

Making Education Meaningful to Life

by Inwoods Small School

We have had numerous visitors to Inwoods these past couple of weeks, including a large group of education students from the University of Winchester. These fresh eyes on the place, direct questions, and concerns expressed regarding the current state of education, evidently offer another moment for us to reflect seriously on what it is we […]