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12 May
Boarding on a budget
12 May 2020 - 12 May 2020

Boarding on a budget


Date: May 12, 2020

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



Why should you attend?

To gain an insight into current trends and good practice in boarding house facilities


Help schools better understand key elements of a good boarding house and help schools better plan their boarding house development



  • Importance of good boarding facilities – why they matter and key areas within them
  • Key boarding house areas – step by step look at key boarding house areas including welcome entrance, walls/corridors/noticeboards
  • Key boarding house areas – step by step look at key boarding house areas including social spaces, bedrooms, bathrooms
  • Practical suggestions – key tips and places to buy good value items for boarding houses.


Wider context and/or application to the Boarding sector:

Enables attendees to consider any planned changes to boarding houses in the context of the wider market and identify areas and solutions from other schools


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. 


Virtual day seminar