News

HSBC Premier: BESSA’s chosen banking partner for UK students

Date Posted: Wednesday, September 15th, 2021

HSBC is the largest bank in the United Kingdom with 625 branches and ATMs around almost every corner. But this isn’t the only reason

Unplugged: A Harrow student reflection

Date Posted: Sunday, May 2nd, 2021

Gavin (not his real name) is in the graduating Class of ’21 at Harrow School. He will read Law at Oxford after completing his National

Unplugged: A Bromsgrove student reflection

Date Posted: Friday, April 30th, 2021

Jolene, 18, is in the graduating Class of ’21 at Bromsgrove School and has recently completed the IB Diploma. She lives in Singapore.

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Listicle: The 100 greatest novels of all time

Date Posted: Tuesday, March 23rd, 2021

At Waypoints, we are big fans of reading and reading lists!  Earlier this month, we were trawling the papers and stumbled on The Telegraph’s

Avoiding a repeat of the 2020 Exam Grading Debacle

Date Posted: Friday, March 12th, 2021

Controversial grading systems led to widespread anger and spectacular U-turns in last summer’s GCSE, A level and IB exams.  Amid protests from students, teachers

BESSA’s February Newsletter

Date Posted: Sunday, February 28th, 2021

In this edition:
~ Happy Lunar New Year as we usher in the Year of the Ox!
~ The UK government’s Covid guidance and re-opening of

BESSA’s January Newsletter

Date Posted: Friday, January 29th, 2021

In this edition,
~ BESSA launches its “Ask the Head” series, interviewing top UK School Heads at Radley, Headington and St Swithun’s
~ Advice from Keystone

Opportunities in education arising out of the pandemic

Date Posted: Tuesday, August 18th, 2020

In an article published by Absolutely Education, BESSA’s founder Stephanie Cheah discovers opportunities in education that have arisen out of the Covid-19 pandemic situation

Summer Reading Lists

Date Posted: Wednesday, August 5th, 2020

Why not use the last two weeks of the summer catching up on some reading? If you need inspiration on what to