UK Boarding Schools Advice

A modern UK boarding school education turns out well-rounded young people, with good qualifications, a breadth of interests, confidence and independence – a true English boarding school education for life. British boarding education is a popular choice for many UK and overseas families.

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We offer:

  • FREE impartial advice on choosing the best boarding school for your child
  • Guidance on ‘what to look for’ when selecting a UK boarding school
  • A personally recommended list of boarding schools appropriate to each child

In a UK Boarding School your child will experience the sheer self-belief and motivation that comes from the belief that they can succeed, in an environment that offers independence, success, individuality, team work, self sufficiency, lifetime friendships and confidence and opportunities to experience a wide range of activities.

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Anderson Education, UK boarding school specialists, offer FREE impartial advice and guidance to families considering a UK boarding school education.  We have been working with local and expat families worldwide for the past 25 years; to find the best school for their child to ensure that they develop and grow and achieve their potential academically in a safe secure environment.  We have visited over 350 UK boarding schools and are able to recommend schools for you to consider and help you through the process.

The UK Boarding School Exhibition Dubai

If like many families living in the Middle East you are considering a UK boarding school for stability of education or a stepping stone to university, there is no better place to start than the UK Boarding School Exhibition Dubai.  Now in its 15th consecutive year, this well-established and highly regarded event is a good starting point in your search for the best school for your child.  It will give you the opportunity to talk to heads and representatives of up to 30 UK boarding schools, find out what the schools have to offer, the many opportunities available and what boarding life is really like.

Anderson Boarding School Advice

The Anderson Education team of Education Consultants will be able to offer you advice and guidance and recommend schools for you to talk to; they understand that choosing a boarding school for your child is a daunting, emotional and financial decision, made even more difficult when you are living 6,000 miles away.  We all want to provide the best education for our children to ensure that they reach their potential academically, provide the foundation for future success and above all are happy!  We look forward to meeting you at the Grosvenor House Hotel, Dubai Marina for the UK Boarding School Exhibition Dubai. Key Dates are

  • Friday 9 November 2018 - 2 to 7pm / Saturday 10 November 2018 - 11 to 4pm
Latest Articles
What is the best age to start boarding school?
Added: 2016-06-14 by   |  Tags:  getting started
UK Boarding schools take boarders from the age of 7yrs to 18yrs, the best age to start will depend on personal circumstances. Planning early is a sensible approach, allow eighteen months.

Using an education consultant
Added: 2016-06-13 by   |  Tags:  getting started
As education specialists we are the best people to offer you free help and advice, we help and guide many families, living in the UK and overseas, to find the best boarding schools

Understanding the Application Process
Added: 2016-06-13 by   |  Tags:  getting started
International students and students not sitting the Common Entrance will need to register by the deadline of October/November of Year 8 with entrance tests in November or January of Year 8.

Different types of schools, what you need to know
Added: 2016-05-13 by   |  Tags:  getting started
Essentially there are 5 types of boarding school: prep schools, senior schools, independent sixth-form colleges, international study centres and state boarding schools

Understanding the UK Education System
Added: 2016-05-03 by   |  Tags:  getting started
Uk prep schools offer education for student of four years up to the age of eleven years. Students progress to senior school at the age of eleven and able to study a wider range of subjects

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Strathallan School
Set in 153 acres of magnificent rural Perthshire, with excellent links to international airports in Edinburgh and Glasgow,
Malvern St James Girls’ School
Malvern St James is a modern and dynamic independent boarding and day schools for girls aged 4 -18 located in area of outstanding natural beauty at the foot of the Malvern Hills
Plymouth College
Plymouth College is a unique school nestled within Britain’s Ocean City, surrounded by the sea and the national park of Dartmoor.
Kingham Hill School
The School is situated on a beautiful rural 96-acre site in one of the UK’s wealthiest and safest areas. Oxford is just 24 miles away, Stratford-upon-Avon, 25 miles and London, one hour and
Leighton Park School
Set in 60 acres of beautiful parkland, only 30 minutes from central London and Heathrow Airport, Leighton Park School offers a vibrant learning community.
Blundell’s School
Blundell’s supports and guides young people to achieve their very best in whatever sphere they choose, providing ‘roots’ for security, based on friendship, respect for others and personal va
Cranbrook School
Cranbrook School’s aim as a leading boarding school is to support all students to fulfill their potential through its core values of respect, aspiration and achievement.
Haberdashers’ Adams
Haberdashers’ Adams is a selective state grammar school for day pupils and boarders, located in the rural market town of Newport in Shropshire.
Christ College, Brecon
Christ College is one of the oldest and most successful schools in Wales. Founded in 1541 by Henry VIII, it occupies an enviable site on the outskirtsof Brecon,
St. Francis’ College
St Francis’ College is a thriving community of just over 400 girls, providing a modern education based on Christian principles. Students receive individual care.
Merchiston Castle School
We are a Scottish school, offering the English curriculum, but with a global, outward-looking dimension, based just 15 minutes from an International Airport.
Hampshire Collegiate School
Set in a stunning 130-acre private park, formerly the home of Florence Nightingale, we provide an educational setting where children can learn and prepare themselves...
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