Below is a selection of recent press coverage of the school. In no particular order.
- Atlas of the Future (2020) Enter the world’s most famous democratic school
- East Anglia Daily Times (2019) Inside Summerhill: The self-governing school with ‘free-range children’
- East Anglia Daily Times (2019) The Summerhill Experience: In pictures
- The Guardian (2013) Summerhill school: these days surprisingly strict
- The Guardian (2011) Summerhill school and the do-as-yer-like kids
- Independent (2011) Summerhill alumni: ‘What we learnt at the school for scandal’
- Independent (2008) Summerhill: Inside England’s most controversial private school
- BBC (2010) Summerhill School ten years after victory over OFSTED
- BBC (2000) School defends its freedoms
- SZ Magazine (2014) »Heute haben viele Kinder zu viel Macht«
- Der Spiegel (2007) Die Weltverbesserungsanstalt
- ASDE (2020) Education: Time For a Change?