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Dauntsey’s welcomes Colonel Lucy Giles to the school

4th May 2022

              In the final event of this season’s Mercers’ Lectures, Dauntsey’s welcomed Colonel Lucy Giles to the School.  Colonel Giles has been a trail…

Singing sensation set to take centre stage

9th February 2022

Brentwood School singing sensation, Murray Peat, has been awarded a coveted place as a vocalist in the National Youth Jazz Orchestra (NYJO) academy vocal team. The 15-year-old Scholar, who has…

Strathallan student recruited by Harvard Rugby squad

19th January 2022

Image credit: Strathallan School Perthshire pupil Charlotte Gilmour will swap Scotland for Massachusetts this summer as she becomes the first student from Strathallan School to be recruited to the Harvard…

UK still preferred destination of choice for boarding schools for Chinese parents

11th October 2021

The UK is still the top destination for Chinese parents choosing a boarding education for their children, according to a new report commissioned by the Boarding Schools’ Association (BSA). The…

UK travel update: red list and vaccinations

7th October 2021

This evening (07.10.21), the UK Government announced changes to the Red List and to those countries whose vaccines will be accepted, click here to read the full statement. Please note these changes…

Winchester College – 10th February 2021

20th August 2021

Winchester College to admit girls and day pupils into the Sixth Form as part of wider modernisation Winchester College has today announced ‘Winchester College in the 21st Century’, a new…

England: Schools COVID-19 operational guidance including official Amber wording – 17.08.21

17th August 2021

The Schools COVID-19 operational guidance for England has just been released and now includes the official amber list wording for boarding pupils. Read the full guidance here Sections with specific references to boarders…

BSA update: Amber list rules for entering England – update, 2/8/21

2nd August 2021

Following extensive lobbying and contact with government departments during July, particularly during the past week, BSA is pleased to receive the following confirmation from Department for Education (DfE) today regarding…

BSA update: Amber list rules for entering England – update

27th July 2021

Member schools are continuing to ask if BSA has clarity on quarantine arrangements for boarders returning from Amber List countries. We have also been made aware that two schools have…

BSA update: DfE communication regarding visitor visas and sponsors

15th July 2021

Further to an email members in England received on June 30 from the DfE regarding visitor and visa sponsors, we have been advised the DfE will be issuing the update below…