Below, you will find a comprehensive list of the publications currently produced by the Boarding Schools’ Association.

To access our briefing papers, please visit the Members’ area of our website.

Boarding School Magazine

Boarding School Magazine is the official magazine of the Boarding Schools’ Association and is published three times a year.

To view a copy of the latest edition, please follow the link below:

Autumn 2021

BSA Magazine archive

Purchase publications

BSA works with several prominent authors, researchers, and boarding experts to create relevant publications. These publications help member schools, staff and parents better navigate their way round the most important topics during their time at a boarding school.

You can purchase copies of any of the publications from the list below by clicking on the links and sending us an email.



*Please note, there will be an additional minimum charge for recorded delivery of £6 depending parcel size for ALL books purchased, this will show as postage on the invoice.*

*Please note Mirror Mirror and Duty of Care are now back in stock, please re order the publications if you wish to purchase them

  1. Running a School Boarding House

    A Legal Guide for Housemasters and Housemistresses By Robert Boyd (new version out in January 2010)

    Price: £14.00

  2. Duty of Care

    Price: £15.00
  3. Parenting the Boarder By Libby Purves

    Discount on bulk orders for BSA Member Schools is available: 10-29 copies = £4.00 per copy 30+ copies = £3.00 per copy


    Price: £5.00
  4. Being a Boarder by Rose Heiney

    Discount on bulk orders available for BSA Member Schools 10-29 copies = £4.00 per copy 30+ copies = £3.00 per copy

    Price: £5.00

  5. Mirror Mirror – Reflections on Boarding Practice

    Price £15.00
  6. Truly World Class by Christopher Greenfield & Philip Hardaker

    Price £15.00