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22 Nov
Senior boarders' issues
22 Nov 2018 - 22 Nov 2018

Senior boarders' issues

November 22, 2018


Presentation delivered by Andrew Lewin and Mandy Saligari


Why should you attend?

Senior pupils/boarders face considerable pressure on both academic and social development fronts. Their ability to cope with exam stress and manage personal relationships is often severely tested at a time when expectations are high and time short. This workshop is designed to help staff address some of the key challenges our senior pupils/boarders are faced with.



10 – 10:30          Tea/Coffee on arrival

10:30                  Welcome and Introduction

10:35                  Common issues faced by older teens

11:30                  Tea/Coffee

11:45                  Focused information and Q&A on teen issues

12:45                  Lunch

13:30                  Supporting senior boarders with exam stress, relationships and managing their time

14:30                  Tea/Coffee

14:45                  Sharing best practice and ideas

15:30                   Close



Andrew Lewin, BSA Director of Training and International

Andrew Lewin joined the BSA as Director of Training and International in August 2017. He manages the Training and International team with the BSA and delivers the largest CPD programme to boarding staff in the world. Prior to joining the BSA, he lived and worked in boarding schools literally all his life. He has been the Head in three boarding schools, as well as Deputy Head, Housemaster, Head of Geography, Master i/c Rugby, Hockey and Cricket and Director of Development. 

He has been an ISI Team Inspector and a Governor of an independent boarding school. He has also served on the local safeguarding children's boards in North Yorkshire and Cheshire, where he organised and delivered training for both local authorities and independent schools.


Mandy Saligari, Clinical Director, Counsellor, Msc MBACP (Reg) SMMGP NCAC (accred)

Mandy Saligari is the founder and Clinical Director of CHARTER Harley Street, which was set up in 2008. Using her pioneer model of care to break the mould in addiction treatment, Charter has earned itself a solid reputation for clinical excellence and sustained recovery outcomes successfully treating addiction solely in an outpatient setting.

Having come into recovery herself in 1990, Mandy combines her personal and clinical experience as a highly respected and established clinician – passionate about helping people live healthy, happy, addiction free lives and raising awareness around the profound value of self-esteem. Mandy’s current clinical practice comprises group work, couples’ work, family work and individual work.

Mandy is a regular contributor to press and television with her flagship Channel 5 programme ‘In Therapy’ now in its 3rd series. Mandy’s enthusiasm is infectious as she dispels the myths surrounding addiction and in her commitment to public speaking and in schools on early intervention, addiction, emotional coping mechanisms and self-esteem.



Cost: Member £210 / Non-member £260

Venue: BSA Office, 134-136 Buckingham Palace Road, London, SW1W 9SA


BSA Office, London, Boarding Schools' Association, 4th Floor, 134 Buckingham Palace Road, London, SW1W 9SA, United Kingdom