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A Place To Grow Stroud
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“A place to grow” is a child led, land and project based learning environment for 6 to 11 year olds in a yurt, in a beautiful wildflower meadow in Stroud, Gloucestershire. Each child is supported and nurtured and is allowed to know, believe and fulfill themselves from a deep sense of respect and love. We meet 3 days a week and finish our week with a democratic meeting.... Read more
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stroud Stroud
UK
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A.S.Neill's Summerhill School
Summerhill is the oldest children's democracy in the world, celebrating its 100th birthday in 2021. It was founded by A.S.Neill the famous educator and author who has had huge influence in the world of child-rearing and education. Most of the democratic schools today have been inspired by his writings. It has travelled a rocky path - the school that the media loves to hate - as well as fighting in... Read more
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IP164HY Leiston Suffolk
UK
Phone: 01728 830540
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Alexandra Park Children´s Learning Community
  Situated in South Manchester, we are an innovative bilingual learning community where children learn both in English and Spanish. We provide an alternative and flexible education for children from 3 months to 11 years of age. We are a unique small and friendly learning community where everyone recognises each other, and feels personally valued, with a cohe... Read more
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M168PH Manchester

Phone: 01612268080
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Coed Cariad Learning Community
play : freedom : equality Coed Cariad is a nature based, child-centred learning community where children are able to direct their own learning primarily through play and collaborative projects. Democratically run, everyone collaborates equally to create a nurturing space where children are free to learn and grow in their own time.   Opening September 2018 or January 2019.... Read more
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Carmarthen
Wales
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East Kent Sudbury School
Start up group working to open the first Sudbury model school in the UK.... Read more
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CT11 Ramsgate
UK
Phone: 07780 620078
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Free We Grow
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Free We Grow arose from the desire of three families to continue enabling our children to freely explore their own ways of learning to learn, and to grow in a democratic environment connected to nature and the world around us. In our educational project "At Dacres Wood" - aimed at children in the ages of 5-11 years, children’s time for free-play, exploration, imagination, and the pursuit of their ... Read more
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London

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Hebden Bridge School
We are a co-educational secondary school for a maximum of a hundred 11-17 year olds offering democratic, soulful, creative education in classes of no more than 20 students. We seek to create a learning environment that nurtures each individual, whether student or staff. We shall open in Hebden Bridge on September 5th 2016. We foster optimum receptivity to learning through yoga and meditation, demo... Read more
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HX78DG Hebden Bridge
UK
Phone: 01422648122
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Helen Gilbert
Starting up a democratic cooperative learning community in Birmingham. ... Read more
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Selly Oak
United Kingdom

Jeannette Simpson
Interested in starting up a democratic school in the Swansea area.  A parent of 2 who intends on homeschooling when children are of school age if no democratic school is available.  Studying a doctorate in Education at Cardiff University, have worked in state schools since 2005, have a Masters in Social Justice & Education from IOE, London and worked in a start up Academy in London f... Read more
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Swansea
Wales
Phone: 07500894911
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Kilquhanity Childrens Village
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For John Aitkenhead (1910 – 1998), education was the generation of happiness. To achieve this, freedom for children to develop was essential. KCV is a re-opening of Kilquhanity School to continue these values for today’s children.... Read more
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DG73DB Castle Douglas
Scotland
Phone: +44 (0)1556 650 608
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Lauren Freestone
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Romsey
Hampshire

Lloyd Gray
In the early stages of setting up a democratic community for children, I would like to hear from others interested in supporting the campaign and get involved.... Read more
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Bridport
United Kingdom

Lucy Stephens
We're currently an educational resource for parents looking at the conditions children need for early years.  We're currently setting up a democratic research and development school in London.  ... Read more
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SE13HN London
UK
Phone: 07899895600
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Oxford Montessori Schools
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We are a small progressive school for children aged between 2 and 16 years old. We have informalised staff-student relationships built on genuine mutual respect. Our senior school holds a weekly school parliament, and much of the curriculum time is devoted to interest-led learning. The school is not run of fully democratic lines in the style of Summerhill, but has active and meaningful student voi... Read more
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OX39UW Elsfield
UK
Phone: +447929286322
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Park School
Park School has been established for over 30 years and is one of the longest running alternative schools in the UK. It provides a learning environment which addresses the social, emotional, intellectual, physical, spiritual and creative needs of each child, helping them to realize their unique potential. The school welcomes children of all cultural backgrounds and beliefs and is set in spacious gr... Read more
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TQ96EQ Totnes
United Kingdom
Phone: 01803 864588
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