back to Events
10 Oct
Preparing for inspection, October 10, 2017
10 Oct 2017 10:30 - 10 Oct 2017 15:30


Preparing for inspection 


Date: October 10, 2017


Why you should attend? This seminar will provide an opportunity for delegates to review current practice and the lessons learnt from previous inspections. The speakers will help delegates understand how to efficiently prepare for a boarding inspection, paying close attention to updates in current legislation and how this will impact procedures in place. The workshop will further provide an overview of the new boarding Inspection model, National Minimum Standards, explore self-evaluation and evidence gathering.



10:00               Registration and Tea/Coffee

10:30               Welcome and introductions

10:35               Updates to current legislation         

11:30               Tea/Coffee                 

11:40               Preparing for inspection

12:45               Lunch

13:30               Putting it into practice

14:30               Tea/Coffee

14:40               Developing a regular audit procedure

15:30               Close of Seminar


Seminar Presenters


Dale Wilkins, Head of Safeguarding and Standards, BSA

Dale completed over 30 years as a boarding practitioner before joining BSA permanently in September 2017.  Dale began his career as a boarding tutor at Norwich School, ran a junior girls’ house with his wife at Tettenhall College, and then moved to Old Swinford Hospital in Stourbridge, where he spent 25 years as Housemaster in both senior and junior boys’ houses, as Director of Boarding and then as Deputy Head and Designated Safeguarding Lead.  He has also been a course tutor and trainer for BSA for almost twenty years, was a sector professional inspector under NCSC, CSCI and Ofsted, and a trainer for the local safeguarding board.


Sue Duff, Trainer

Sue has worked in boarding in IAPS, GSA and HMC schools. She was Housemistress and Head of Boarding at Headington Girls School in Oxford before moving to Bradfield College to set up full co-education within the school and open the first girls boarding house ten years ago.  Sue was Senior Housemistress and she was on the Senior Leadership Team at Bradfield with her main specialism being overall boarding management, before she began focussing on other areas since September 2015.  Sue has first-hand experience of the current ISI process within independent schools.'

Venue: Broadway House, Tothill Street, Westminster, SW1H 9NQ


Cost: Member £200

          Non-member £250


Broadway House, Tothill Street, Westminster , SW1H 9NQ, United Kingdom