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14th century proverb

Wellbeing in British boarding schools

Posted: Jun 08, 2018

Counselling a student in Felsted's new Wellbeing Centre | Dickinson School Consulting
Published on : 
08/06/2018

Young people’s physical and mental health and wellbeing are in the spotlight a great deal at the best of times, perhaps never more so than at this time of year while they are sitting exams. With boarding schools being in loco parentis, the onus is on them to ensure their students are supported to stay healthy in every way and we have recently heard from several how they do this.

Summer schools as boarding tasters

Posted: Apr 26, 2018

Summer school students getting a taste of boarding at Sedbergh | Dickinson School Consulting
Published on : 
26/04/2018

As spring gradually transforms into summer here in the UK, some of the British boarding schools we work with look to their own transformation during the long summer holiday, when they offer English language courses to short stay students.

These courses aren’t just an ideal way to give international students’ English language learning a boost; as the summer schools complement their academic offering with all the sports and other activities available on and around their campuses, this is the ideal “taster stay” for any child considering a longer placement in a British school.

New Sixth Form Centre for Roedean School

Posted: Jan 27, 2016

Girls at Roedean School appreciating their new, improved Sixth Form Centre, Keswick Hall | Dickinson British Boarding School Consulting
Published on : 
27/01/16

Roedean School has recently upcycled an existing boarding house with study facilities for Year 13 students into a Sixth Form Centre where both Year 12 and Year 13 students can socialise and study.