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Covid-19: British boarding schools’ response – update

Published on : 
10/11/2020

The ongoing pandemic is making this a difficult time for all of us. From governments to individuals, we are all trying to find a balance between safety and relative normality, especially for our children. Fortunately, the British government recognises the importance of in-school…

Independent Schools of the Year 2020

Published on : 
16/10/2020

The winners of Independent Schools of the Year 2020 were announced recently at a virtual awards event hosted by Independent School Parent magazine.An independent panel of 14 judges selected the winners from more than 300 nominations and we were delighted to see so many of the…

BSA certification

Published on : 
25/09/2020

The Boarding Schools’ Association (BSA) is the largest association of boarding schools in the world, representing more than 600 independent and state boarding schools, over 500 of which are based in the UK. Its mission is to champion boarding and promote boarding excellence.The…

‘Visit’ British boarding schools from home

Published on : 
06/07/2020

As a summer term like no other draws to a close, so does the run of virtual visits and online open days. That said, many of the British boarding schools we work with have innovated to help families get a feel for them from the comfort of their own homes and whenever suits.There…

BSA Covid-Safe Charter

Published on : 
11/06/2020

Towards the end of May, the Boarding Schools’ Association (BSA) launched its Covid-Safe Charter. This is a voluntary code, aiming to give confidence to everyone that the school is following all appropriate measures to ensure that boarding is a safe environment for pupils.Member…

Online learning resumes at our British boarding schools

Published on : 
04/06/2020

While some UK schools reopened to limited numbers of pupils on Monday 1st June, for most the new term sees them resuming their home-based online learning. This is being delivered in a number of ways over a variety of digital platforms, so we thought we’d feature a few examples.…

British schools’ support for frontline workers

Published on : 
21/05/2020

Our brilliant British boarding schools may be closed to the vast majority of their students but, behind closed doors and/or from the safety of their homes, some of their staff are working hard to help bolster supplies of essential personal protective equipment (PPE) for key…

British boarding schools’ virtual open days

Published on : 
12/05/2020

While it is impossible to visit our wonderful British boarding schools in person at the moment, most have virtual or video tours available on their websites, and many are innovating to offer virtual open days.Already there have been online open days at Warminster School,…

A conversation with Finn

Published on : 
01/05/2020

We are consistently impressed by the children who have the courage to leave their own country, family, school and friends to attend one of the UK boarding schools we have recommended, and we love to celebrate all their achievements. Finn is perhaps one of our greatest successes…

Coronavirus update

Published on : 
14/04/2020

Once again, we hope you are keeping well, staying safe and staying at home.During these strange and unsettling times, with the situation ever changing, it can be hard to strike the right balance between taking each day as it comes and looking ahead to when the storm has passed.…