21 Mar 2019 - 21 Mar 2019
Prep school issues
March 21, 2019
Why should you attend?
These sessions are aimed at staff in prep and junior boarding who wish to review current knowledge and practice. It will provide the opportunity to discuss different approaches and solutions to issues which are becoming more prevalent in our younger boarding communities including management of electronic devices, social media, relationships, mental health, parental pressures and body image.
10 – 10:30 Tea/Coffee on arrival
10:30 Welcome and Introduction
10:35 Session 1 – Key issues currently impacting on young people in their schools and family lives.
11:45 Session 2 – Current understanding of emotional and mental health as it impacts on prep age pupils.
13:30 Session 3 – What is resilience and how to create opportunities for children to develop it?
14:45 Session 4 – How to nurture better relationships and reduce bullying.
Speaker: Andrew Lewin, BSA Director of Training
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.
Cost: Member £210 / Non-member £260
Venue: St Peter's School, York, Clifton, YO30 6AB