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12 May
Boarding on a budget
12 May 2020 - 12 May 2020

Boarding on a budget


Date: May 12, 2020

Venue: ISC Offices, 27 Queen Anne's Gate, London, SW1H 9BU

Cost: Member £210 / Non-member £260

Audience: Boarding staff, Head of Boarding, Deputy Head, Bursar, Head/Principal



Why should you attend?

To gain an insight into current trends and good practice in boarding house facilities


Help schools better understand key elements of a good boarding house and help schools better plan their boarding house development



  • Importance of good boarding facilities – why they matter and key areas within them
  • Key boarding house areas – step by step look at key boarding house areas including welcome entrance, walls/corridors/noticeboards
  • Key boarding house areas – step by step look at key boarding house areas including social spaces, bedrooms, bathrooms
  • Practical suggestions – key tips and places to buy good value items for boarding houses.


Wider context and/or application to the Boarding sector:

Enables attendees to consider any planned changes to boarding houses in the context of the wider market and identify areas and solutions from other schools

Outcomes and resources:



Speaker: Robin Fletcher, Chief Executive, BSA

Robin Fletcher MBA MPhil was a boarder at Rugby School and is passionate about good quality, modern boarding. He has been BSA Chief Executive since 2014 after working as a journalist, award-winning newspaper editor, plc communications director and business owner.

Robin is an honorary fellow of the Royal Society of Arts and Cardiff Metropolitan University, a former journalism examiner and former adult education tutor. He lives in Bath in south west England and has two daughters, two stepdaughters and two stepsons. 


ISC offices, London, Independent Schools Council, 27 Queen Anne's Gate , London, SW1H 9BU, United Kingdom