BESSA Alumni: It’s more than just the academics

Date Posted: Monday, October 7th, 2019

Today, Singapore’s education system is considered the best in the world. Its students top the OECD’s Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA), a triennial test

Why School League Tables Are Misleading Parents

Date Posted: Tuesday, September 3rd, 2019

Parents are right to be researching schools more extensively than ever before in making choices for their child’s education.  But how much attention

Co-ed Or Single-sex School?

Date Posted: Saturday, August 10th, 2019

Many parents ask themselves whether their children will have a better education in a single-sex school or a co-ed environment.  One friend believes

Being a Better Leader by Learning to Avoid Bias

Date Posted: Thursday, August 1st, 2019

Leadership and learning are closely intertwined: an important part of leading any team or organisation is guiding it towards better performance, which is

The Academic Tutor – How do I choose the right one for my child?

Date Posted: Tuesday, July 16th, 2019

Many of us will remember how we had a supremely excellent teacher as a young student, turning on the lights of academia and lifting us

Exam season is here! Read our tips for how to revise effectively

Date Posted: Tuesday, May 28th, 2019

Slow and Steady Wins The Race

Revision for exams can be overwhelming when you think about how to cover everything you

Keep Calm and Carry On!

Date Posted: Tuesday, April 23rd, 2019

The prolonged agony of Brexit deadlines has been extended yet again until 31st October 2019.  Whilst British MPs continue to debate a withdrawal agreement,

BESSA In-session: Pastoral care in boarding schools

Date Posted: Tuesday, October 23rd, 2018

With well-being and mental health a current hot topic amongst teenagers, BESSA speaks to Harry Hammond about pastoral care in boarding schools.  Hammond

Questions to Ask when I go to the school show BESSA

Date Posted: Friday, October 19th, 2018

BESSA 2018 is just around the corner!  Here are some questions parents should think about asking when speaking to the school representatives you