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“Great oaks from little acorns grow.”
14th century proverb

Students’ triumphant return to the stage

Posted: Jan 07, 2022

Legally Blonde, Dauntsey's | Dickinson School Consulting
My Fair Lady, Felsted School | Dickinson School Consulting
Much Ado About Nothing, Giggleswick School | Dickinson School Consulting
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One of the many things to recommend education at boarding school in England is the sector’s provision for the Arts. As life in our British schools resembled something a bit more normal last term, it was great to receive some accounts of their return to live performance.

Focus on art at British boarding schools

Posted: Jul 19, 2021

West Buckland School's art department | Dickinson School Consulting
Art at Bryanston School | Dickinson School Consulting
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To close our little series of “Focus on…” blogs, this time we are showcasing the quality of art provision at British boarding schools.

Focus on dance at British boarding schools

Posted: Mar 10, 2021

Bede's Legat Dance Academy | Dickinson School Consulting
Culford School dancer | Dickinson School Consulting
Windermere School production | Dickinson School Consulting
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From the rough and tumble of rugby in our last blog, to the delights of dance in this one – there really is something for everyone at British boarding schools. If dance is important to your child, whether as a potential career or something to enjoy alongside their studies, we have plenty of options to recommend. Here are a few highlights.

Win for Loretto pianist

Posted: May 09, 2017

Hamish Ogilvy of Scottish boarding school Loretto, demonstrating his love of music at Steinway Hall | Dickinson School Consulting Ltd.
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Now in its seventh year, the James Waterhouse Piano Competition, in association with Steinway and Sons, has established itself as one of the foremost piano competitions in the UK for children under 19 years of age.

RHS pupils in National Youth Choir

Posted: Jan 18, 2016

Royal Hospital School students in the National Youth Choir | Dickinson British School Consulting
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Consisting of 750 of the country’s best young singers, the National Youth Choir rehearses twice a year during the summer holidays, giving members an excellent opportunity to develop their vocal techniques across a wide range of challenging music.