My letter to the editor of The Times, below, was published on 7 February 2017: Sir Nicola Woolcock reports that social workers have blocked access to boarding schools for vulnerable youngsters, and not for the first time. On the two previous occasions, in 2006 and 2009, I was National Director of the Boarding Schools’ Association,… Read More »
TES is right to draw attention to both the economic value of a British education as offered in international schools overseas and the risk to this valuable sector from the constant, noisy washing of allegedly dirty linen – the criticism of British qualifications – in public (“Why the world is buying what we’re rejecting“, 20… Read More »
I began examining – English Lang and Lit – in the early days of what became 10 years out of the classroom, raising a family. I was able to mark when babies slept, and 300 or 400 scripts were actually easier to squeeze into three weeks then than they were when I was back in… Read More »
Many boarding schools have strong links with the Armed Forces. Hilary Moriarty, National Director of the Boarding Schools’ Association, looks at the role played by schools and how they support service families.
There is tremendous confidence in boarding at the moment, as schools adapt to a changing market and an increasingly international outlook. Hilary Moriarty, National Director of the BSA, explains.
British boarding schools are probably the best in the world. Hilary Moriarty, National Director of the Boarding Schools’ Association, explains how much has changed and how much of value has been retained.
Phones were red-hot in the BSA office on Friday 28 March, with journalists chasing information to fill out the press release from the Halifax Financial Services, about steep rises in boarding fees in the last ten years (articles appeared in the Telegraph, the Daily Mail and the Herald, amongst others). The Halifax had raided the… Read More »