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Alexander Wilson

Bradford Academy was not the first classical Christian school in this area.  As a matter of fact, this area has an interesting tie to classical and Christian education. You may have seen the name Melville show up locally.  We have the Melville Trading Company downtown and you may have seen historic references to Melville Dairy […]

Quiddity

By Tony Fairchild, President of Bradford’s Board of Directors I am a deer hunter.  That is to say, I enjoy hunting deer even though I am not very good at it.  I have often sat in the woods waiting for daylight on a morning hunt.  I look up at the multitude of stars all around […]

Results of a Classical & Christian Model

Bradford Academy is a member of the Association of Classical & Christian Schools (ACCS).  The ACCS works to maintain among its member schools a consistent application of the classical model as articulated in Dorothy Sayers seminal work, The Lost Tools of Learning.  The association also labors to develop in schools  a sense of spiritual faithfulness […]

A Few Principles for Education

There has been a lot of debate over the years on how to go about educating children.  Historically, Christians have  been people of the Book and have valued education.  Although the Scriptures don’t specifically command us to raise well-rounded, well-educated children, I believe those goals can be assumed from the Word of God and are […]

No Opportunity Scholarship?

Bradford Academy, along with several other independent private schools in North Carolina, have opted out of the voluntary participation in the state’s OPPORTUNITY SCHOLARSHIP program.  In essence, the state has said, “Here is some money to help out some needy families.”  We replied, “No thanks.”  Why? Several years ago I was contacted by an organization […]

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