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BESSA In Session: The Admissions Process

Date Posted: Wednesday, October 17th, 2018

The Director of Admissions at Shrewsbury School, Martin Cropper, answers a series of FAQs about the admissions process at his boarding school, giving

Study skills – a key element to a complete education

Date Posted: Tuesday, October 16th, 2018

The way your child studies can have a huge impact on their motivation to learn and ultimately on their educational outcomes and academic

BESSA Ambassador: How my boarding school moulded me

Date Posted: Thursday, October 11th, 2018

BESSA Ambassador, Tunku Abang Faisal Amir (better known as Mac Bakar amongst friends), gives us this frank and open account of how experiences

The EPQ: Equipping students to pursue a passion

Date Posted: Tuesday, October 9th, 2018

The Extended Project Qualification is an independent research project offered to Sixth Form students by many British schools.  Sam Lenton, EPQ Coordinator at

The Importance of Good Guardianship

Date Posted: Monday, October 8th, 2018

When pupils living overseas apply to a boarding school in the UK, they will be asked to nominate a guardian who resides in

BESSA Ambassador: A letter to my 17-year-old self

Date Posted: Sunday, October 7th, 2018

Dear Ruben,

I am sitting here at my desk in a comfortably cool air-conditioned office, papers for reading piled high and

Character Education is what world leaders need today

Date Posted: Tuesday, October 2nd, 2018

In this article, Dr Eve Poole, Chairman of the Board of Governors at Gordonstoun, explains why the school chose to participate in research

BESSA alumni: My Son chose well

Date Posted: Friday, September 28th, 2018

Nan-Yoong Rin shares his experience with us on how BESSA has helped him and his son, Josh, gain a better understanding about British

Education is GREAT Britain: Global Lessons from British Boarding

Date Posted: Thursday, September 20th, 2018

The GREAT Britain campaign showcases the best of all the UK has to offer the world, and its boarding schools with long-standing traditions