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 »
My personal experience and advice on how to support children through boarding school. Read the full article on the Private Schools magazine website at http://www.ps-magazine.co.uk/imag/psautumn15/files/50.html.
Information sharing means that schools can no longer hide their deficiencies – and that’s a very good thing.
Making connections is all important, but so too is knowing exactly when to make them, says Hilary Moriarty
The week begins with a meeting with The Buttle Trust, which is hoping to increase the number of disadvantaged children it assists into boarding school, from its present number of 300 to 800 by 2017. The Buttle Trust already works with 120 schools, and hopes to increase this number so that good places can be… Read More »
The release of the Harry Potter books ten years ago coincided with a mysterious resurgence in boarding numbers. Wizardry or happenstance? Hilary Moriarty of the BSA investigates.
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.