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.