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Better boarding provision: for Governors
02 Apr 2019 - 02 Apr 2019

Better boarding provision: for Governors

April 02, 2019


Why should you attend?

This course will allow delegates to explore the emerging challenges in boarding to help Governors better understand their role and allow them to be more effective in supporting the operation and development of boarding. After an overview of the UK boarding market, key areas of discussion will include safeguarding, inspection, and raising standards.


  • Overview of the UK boarding market
  • Updates to current legislation
  • Preparing for inspection
  • Developing a regular audit procedure.



10:00               Registration and Tea/Coffee

10:30               Welcome and introduction

10:35               Boarding and the National Framework

11:30              Coffee

11:45               Media and Government Interest/Scrutiny                                                           

12:45               Lunch

13:30               Managing Allegations against Staff

14:15               Tea

14:30               Understanding current Student Behaviours and Risk

15:30               Close of Seminar



Speaker: 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.


Cost: Member £210 / Non-member £260

Venue: Shrewsbury School, The Schools, Shrewsbury, SY3 7BA


Shrewsbury School, Shrewsbury School, Shrewsbury, SY3 7BA, United Kingdom