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21 Jun
Boarding essentials
21 Jun 2019 - 21 Jun 2019

Boarding essentials

June 21, 2019


Why should you attend?

The level of professionalism in boarding has risen dramatically in recent years, due in part, to improved regulation and increased parental expectation.

This seminar will help new boarding staff gain a real understanding of the basic principles and expectations of their role, to efficiently deal with the challenges that arise and work safely and efficiently within their role.


Programme outline:

  • Boarding and the national framework
  • Meeting boarders’ needs
  • Working safely
  • Effective communication
  • Clarifying your role.



10:00               Registration and Tea/Coffee

10:30               Welcome and introduction

10:35               Session 1 – Boarding and the National Framework         

11:30               Tea/Coffee                 

11:45               Session 2 – Meeting boarders’ needs                     

12:45               Lunch

13:30               Session 3 – Working safely

14:30               Tea/Coffee

14:45               Session 4 – Working effectively

15:25               Reflection and action points                                                     

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: Hotel London Kensington, 61 Gloucester Road, London, SW7 4PE


Hotel London Kensington (Melia), Hotel London Kensington (managed by Melia), 61 Gloucester Road, London, SW7 4PE, United Kingdom