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Summerhill School, Leiston, Suffolk

Summerhill School, Leiston, Suffolk

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Published by Ofsted in [London] .
Written in English


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Statement[a report from the Office of Her Majesty"s Chief Inspector of Schools].
ContributionsOfsted.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18606969M

  Founded in by A.S. Neill, a Scottish writer, Summerhill School in Leiston is governed by a simple, yet fairly controversial philosophy - children and adults are treated as . Summerhill School is an independent British boarding school which was founded in by A.S. Neill (Alexander Sutherland Neill). He believed the school should fit the child, not than the other way around. Summerhill is run as a democratic ons are made in school meetings, which anyone, staff or pupil, may attend, and at which everyone has an equal ished:

In Chapter 1 Summerhill School he describes how the school, founded in in Austria, eventually moved to Leiston, Suffolk (where it retained the name Summerhill from the hotel in Lyme Regis where it had briefly been based). It has around 25 boys 20 girls of all ages up to 16 divided into three groups, the youngest, the intermediates and the. The school picked up some notoriety and the average enrolment was 40 pupils. In , it moved to Leiston, where it remained.. Neill credited Summerhill's environment instead of himself for the school's reformatory successes. Neill used to offer psychoanalytic therapy ("private lessons", since he was not a licensed therapist) for children who arrived as delinquents from other institutions, but Born: Alexander Sutherland Neill, 17 October .

Summerhill School. Westward Ho Leiston Suffolk IP16 4HY. Principal: Mrs Zoe Readhead. Tel: URN: DfE Code: / Opened 13 . Leiston (/ ˈ l eɪ s t ən / LAY-stən) is an English town in the East Suffolk non-metropolitan district of Suffolk, near Saxmundham and Aldeburgh, about 2 miles (3 km) from the North Sea coast, 21 miles (34 km) north-east of Ipswich and 90 miles ( km) north-east of London. The town had a population of 5, at the ct: East Suffolk.


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A co-educational boarding school in Suffolk, England - The original alternative 'free' school Founded init continues to be an influential model for progressive, democratic education around the world.

Summerhill is the oldest children's democracy in the world. It is probably the most famous alternative or 'free' school. Summerhill School Leiston Suffolk IP16 4HY UK Telephone: +44 (0) Thank you for visiting the Summerhill School website.

This is our new site so if Leiston have any comments or recommendations please send us a note with your thoughts. For more information on any of the above please contact the school office on or email [email protected] You can also write to The A.

Neill Summerhill Trust, C/O Summerhill School, Westward Ho, Leiston, Suffolk, IP16 4HY. Characteristics of the school. Summerhill is a privately owned, independent school for pupils aged 5- 17, located in a small town in rural Suffolk.

It claims to be a democratic, self-governing school, where every person, whether pupil or adult, has an equal vote on how the community is to be run. Leiston Suffolk IP16 4HY Contact email. Visit our website. View our school partnerships Summerhill School fees: Boarding fees per term: £4, to £6, Day fees per term: £2, to £3, Book a meeting room ISC logo download School jobs.

Summerhill School is in Leiston, Suffolk, in the United Kingdom. That's in the countryside of East Anglia, 10 minutes from the North Sea. Three hours from London. It is a. Summerhill School LEISTON Suffolk Postcode IP16 4HY Where to go Name Summerhill School, Leiston Address LEISTON Suffolk Postcode IP16 4HY Area served Leiston.

A.S Neill's Summerhill School, a co-educational boarding school in Suffolk, England, is the original alternative 'free' school. Summerhill's reputation tends to precede it. The progressive boarding school in Suffolk, founded by AS Neill in the s, may only have 80 pupils, but is as well known as Eton or Harrow.

The school continued there untilwhen it moved to the present site at Leiston in the county of Suffolk, taking the name of Summerhill with it. Neill continued to run the school with Mrs Lins who played a crucial role in both the formation and the running of Summerhill.

Summerhill school: these days surprisingly strict Summerhill was the original 'free' school. Now its head, daughter of founder AS Neill, prefers to call it 'democratic', finds Peter Wilby.

For more than ninety years, through Summerhill School, Scottish educator, A.S. Neill () has put this educational ideal into practice — to give children a free learning space to stimulate their creative thinking.4 Situated in Leiston,Suffolk, in England, Summerhill School was founded inand is one of the most famousFile Size: KB.

Summerhill School is an independent (i.e. fee-paying) boarding school in Suffolk, was founded in by Alexander Sutherland Neill with the belief that the school should be made to fit the child, rather than the other way around.

It is run as a democratic community; the running of the school is conducted in the school meetings, which anyone, staff or pupil, may attend, and at which Founder: Alexander Sutherland Neill. Summerhill is nothing like a “boarding school” in the traditional sense.

It is somewhere between tribe and family, a sociable, child-centred environment where the adults are friends and where you can play all day if you want to. Summerhill School was founded by A.S. Neill and continues to follow his radical philosophy of freedom.

Children have the absolute right to attend or not attend classes and they regulate their lives through a democratic meeting where everyone - regardless of age, has an equal on: Westward Ho Leiston Suffolk IP16 4HY. The school was set up, in a rambling Victorian house in Leiston, Suffolk, by AS Neill, a teacher who so loathed the strict discipline he was expected to impose on pupils that he came up with a.

Summerhill School in Suffolk, England is the oldest and probably the best known democratic or ‘free’ school in the world. Founded in by the lateSummerhill has survived good times and bad over the years, including a well documented legal case in at the Royal Courts of Justice in London against the British government who were trying to change the school’s philosophy.

Summerhill School (Book) in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide Summerhill School was founded inand is situated in East Suffolk, England.

The Alde Valley Suffolk Family History Group held its first monthly meeting at Knodishall Village Hall, where a strong audience was enthralled by an afternoon talk given by Zoë Redhead, Principal of Summerhill School, Leiston.

Now approaching its centenary, the independent school was founded by Zoë’s father, A.S. Neill, in Get this from a library. Summerhill School.

[Summerhill School.;] -- Summerhill School was founded inand is situated in East Suffolk, England. The school is co-educational, has no school uniform, and does not permit corporal punishment.

Conformity and. Leiston Suffolk, IPHY UK. Tel.: 00(44) Fax: 00(44) School Info Chart – Summerhill School. Summerhill School was founded in at a time when the rights of individuals were less respected than they are today.

Children were beaten in most homes at some time or another and discipline was the key work in child.Suffolk Leiston Independent schools in Leiston.

Find independent schools (also known as private schools) in Leiston below. Summerhill School. Westward Ho Leiston Suffolk IP16 4HY Contact email. Gender Profile. Coeducational. Size. Book a meeting room ISC logo download School .Summerhill, which is celebrating its centenary indescribes itself as a "self-governing community".

The school claims to have around rules - each decided by a combination of pupils and.