On behalf of the BSA, I would like to wish you a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year.
Once again this year we are not sending paper Christmas cards and will instead be making a donation … Read More >
Beautiful and powerful ‘Amadeus’
Amadeus, the Senior Play at The Leys Great Hall, was an ambitious tour de force combining powerful acting performances with live period music and beautiful sets and costumes.
Peter Shaffer’s Tony Award winning play about Mozart … Read More >
What an EARTH is this?
Kingsley School, Devon is breaking new ground launching a global first in response to the climate change crisis, by creating an Earth Centre in the school grounds.
The Bideford based school plans include turning … Read More >
Last week our final regional forum for this term was our event in Wales, chaired by Gareth Pearson from Christ College, Brecon.
As well as colleagues from member schools, also in attendance were Carol Mooney from the Department … Read More >
Sector responses to Labour’s manifesto and its effect on independent schools in England is widely covered in the media today.
HMC said 100,000 pupils would be forced into the state sector and VAT plans would cost the taxpayer … Read More >
18th & 19th June 2020: Meeting the Needs of International Students in the Mainstream Classroom: a practical guide for teachers
BAISIS’s highly praised two-day residential course for teachers of all subjects with international students in their classes will run again on 18th & 19th June 2020 in Birmingham. Feedback from participants on the previous course in May 2019 praised the … Read More >
What value do school rankings provide international families?
“Even some highly ranked schools are now questioning whether the benefits of appearing in rankings outweigh the negatives”
As anyone who works in international student and pupil recruitment knows, rankings are revered… Read More >
This week the BSA team met colleagues from across the boarding sector in Northern Ireland and Ireland at Campbell College in Belfast for the second BSA Ireland Boarding Forum and one-day conference.
The first BSA London Boarding Forum … Read More >
You will no doubt be aware of the recent Vietnamese trafficking stories to have hit the media. We have been informed there may be further media stories relating to this in the pipeline.
We’d urge members to keep … Read More >