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11 Feb
State of the boarding nation
11 Feb 2020 - 11 Feb 2020

State of the boarding nation


Date: February 11, 2020

Venue: ISC Offices, 27 Queen Anne's Gate, London, SW1H 9BU

Cost: Member £210 / Non-member £260

Audience: Boarding staff, Marketing, Admissions, Head of Boarding, Deputy Head, Bursar, Head/Principal



Why should you attend?

To gain an in depth understanding of the boarding market, including schools, customers, spread, fees, school types.



Help schools better understand the UK boarding market and help schools better plan their own futures.



  • UK boarding market today – covering number, type and distribution of UK schools
  • Changes over the past 30 years – number of pupils, type of pupils, distribution, sectoral changes relative to wider changes in the UK
  • Trends and challenges – key things happening in the market today affecting school performance
  • Building for the future ­– a systematic approach to helping schools shape their boarding development plan.


Wider context and/or application to the Boarding sector:

Looking at boarding in the UK in its wider context to enable schools to apply that understanding when developing strategies and plans

Outcomes and resources:



Speaker: Robin Fletcher, Chief Executive, BSA

Robin Fletcher MBA MPhil was a boarder at Rugby School and is passionate about good quality, modern boarding. He has been BSA Chief Executive since 2014 after working as a journalist, award-winning newspaper editor, plc communications director and business owner.

Robin is an honorary fellow of the Royal Society of Arts and Cardiff Metropolitan University, a former journalism examiner and former adult education tutor. He lives in Bath in south west England and has two daughters, two stepdaughters and two stepsons. 


ISC offices, London, Independent Schools Council, 27 Queen Anne's Gate , London, SW1H 9BU, United Kingdom