In preparation for the opening of British schools in September 2020 al member schools of BSA (Boarding Schools Association) to which the vast majority of schools we work with belong, have voluntarily adopted the BSA Covid-Safe Charter. This document describes the minimum requirements the schools will meet to comply with all government rules. These minimum requirements are: Read More
News on UK Boarding Schools
Which Boarding School has partnered with WritersQi, an educational consultancy based in India and founded by Anjali Raghbeer – university specialist, author and entrepreneur. Initially, Anjali focussed on the college market, realising the appeal of universities in the US and Canada to Indian students. More recently, she has noticed an increased interest from her clients for help with admissions and placements to UK boarding schools. Read More
Following the Prime Minister’s announcement on Sunday 10th May, we have extracted the information pertinent to UK Boarding Schools outlined in the UK’s Government plans to move us out of lockdown. Understandably, the plans are conditional upon infection rates which are still relatively high compared to other countries, so at the moment we still have uncertainty regarding the opening of schools and other key measures which will affect students and their families. Some of the key points are:
Boarding schools in England, as in the rest of the world, have been greatly affected by COVID-19, and there is still much uncertainty around examinations, fees, temporary school closures and much more. We work and keep in regular contact with some of the top boarding schools in the UK, all of which have the students’ best interests at heart. Read More
Correct as of 1st January 2020
A Brexit deal has been agreed in principle with the EU although the UK and the EU need to approve and sign withdrawal agreements and negotiate new arrangements post-Brexit. The UK could still leave with ‘no-deal’ if the withdrawal agreement is not approved by the end of January 2020. Read More
To outsiders, the British education system can seem very confusing. Why is it that some of the most expensive private schools are known as public schools, and if you go to college, the chances are you have either done very well, or very badly in your A levels, so where does university fit in to all that?
School has started again and there will be some pupils who will have a pretty tough time with homesickness, especially if it’s their first time away from home, so we asked some ex-boarders how they coped with those difficult moments. They all agreed that the best piece of advice they could give would be to make friends and to keep busy.
While the number of students taking up boarding school places has remained steady over the last fifteen years, the balance between international and British students has altered quite dramatically.