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BSA virtual day seminar: Boarding on a budget
04 Nov 2020 - 04 Nov 2020



BSA virtual day seminar

Title: Boarding on a budget


Date: November 04, 2020
Time: 09:00 - 11:00 and 12:00 - 14:00
Speaker: Robin Fletcher, Chief Executive, BSA & BSA Group
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 and BSA Group

Robin Fletcher, MBA, MPhil is CEO of BSA Group, comprising the BSA (Boarding Schools’ Association), SACPA (Safeguarding and Child Protection Association) and BAISIS (British Association of Independent Schools with International Students). Robin was a journalist, editor and communications director before joining BSA in 2014.

As BSA CEO, Robin is a member of the Department for Education’s Systems Partnership Oversight Board. Outside BSA, he is an elected Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts, an Honorary Fellow of Cardiff Metropolitan University, a Governor of Rugby School, President of the Rugbeian Society and a non-executive director of the national trade body Make UK. He lives in Bath in southwest England and has two daughters, two stepdaughters, and two stepsons.


Virtual day seminar