[Excerpt]…The Sudbury model of education was named after The Sudbury Valley School, was pioneered by its founders in 1968, and lived by its students since that time. There are now many Sudbury schools around the world, and more each year. The success of the Sudbury model and its worldwide demand is due to how courageously it reflects and allows for human nature, individual difference and diversity. In this way, every Sudbury school is unique due to the uniqueness of each student body as well as the staff….
[Excerpt]…Enrollment is for a full year from the date of entry. So long as the school has not reached its maximum capacity, enrollment may take place at any time during the school year. Boulder Sudbury has an open admissions policy, accepting applicants between the ages of 4-19, who are fully capable of participating in the school’s mission. This entails functioning as an autonomous individual within the school’s collective community. The autonomy required implies that members will be independent….
[Excerpt]…The Sudbury Valley School videos provide a glimpse into the life of a Sudbury school. Enter a world of young people who are exuberant about their lives, and are fully in control of their education. We hope you will enjoy their spirit, their focus, and above all their intensity in pursuing their passions. You will also discover how infractions of the rules are dealt with through the School Meeting’s judicial system, in which all members of the school community participate….