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18 Oct
Essentials for new school secretaries and PAs, October 18, 2017
18 Oct 2017 10:30 - 18 Oct 2017 15:30


Essentials for new school secretaries and PAs


Date: October 18, 2017 


Why you should attend? The role of school secretary or PA to the Headmaster is a key one in any school especially in a boarding school with its extended provision of 24/7 care, the demands on all staff are certainly greater. Whether it is assisting with prospective parents, preparing for inspection or simply coordinating the many diverse and critical tasks for the senior management team, it is important that you have the skills and knowledge to perform such a responsible role.




10:00               Registration and Tea/Coffee


10:30               Welcome and introduction


10:35               Session 1 – Boarding & The National Framework   


11:15               Tea/Coffee                 


11:20               Session 2 – Meeting Boarders’ Needs


12:45               Lunch


13:30               Session 3 – Working Safely


14:35               Tea/Coffee


14:30               Session 4 – Working Effectively


15:25               Reflection and Action Points


15:30               Close of Seminar


Andrew Lewin, BSA Director of Training

Andrew Lewin, joined the BSA team as Director of Training in August 2017. He manages the Training and International Team within BSA and delivers the largest CPD programme to boarding staff in the world. Prior to joining BSA, he has lived and worked in boarding schools literally all his life. He has been the Head in three boarding schools, as well as Deputy Head, Housemaster, Head of Geography, Master i/c Rugby, Hockey and Cricket and Director of Development. He has been an ISI Team Inspector and a Governor of an independent boarding school. He has also served on the local safeguarding children's boards in North Yorkshire and Cheshire where he organised and delivered training for both local authorities and independent schools.



Venue: Boarding Schools' Association, Buckingham Palace Road, SW1W 9SA 


Cost: Member £200

          Non-member £250



London, 134 Buckingham Palace Road, London, SW1W 9SA, United Kingdom