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27 Apr
"Outduction": preparing students for life after school
27 Apr 2020 - 27 Apr 2020

"Outduction": preparing students for life after school

Date: April 27, 2020

Venue: Mill Hill School, The Ridgeway, Mill Hill Village, NW7 1QS

Cost: Member £210 / Non-member £260

Audience: All pastoral staff working with students 16-18 years


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10 – 10:30        Tea/Coffee on arrival

10:30                Welcome and Introduction

10:35                Session 1 – 

11:30                Tea/Coffee

11:45                Session 2 – 

12:45                Lunch

13:30                Session 3 – 

14:30                Tea/Coffee

14:45                Session 4 – 

15:30                Close


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Speakers: Mark Robinson, Education Consultant and Beth Waddington, Member Services Manager, BSA

Mark has a Product Design Degree from Brunel University and a PGCE. His first post in independent education was as Assistant Master at Christ’s Hospital in Horsham where he held several positions including Assistant Housemaster to a junior boy’s boarding house. After five years he moved on to Ardingly College in West Sussex as a Head of Department and Housemaster to a joint day and boarding house. Mark has been an inspector on boarding inspections, an Assistant Housemaster to a girls’ boarding house and fully involved in teaching up to ‘A‘ Level.

In 2002 Mark gave up teaching to set up Mentor Education Services Ltd, a business offering education-related consultancy services to the independent sector, initially training, interview coaching and professional development but also marketing and pre-inspection to schools both in the independent and maintained sector.

Mark was appointed as Assistant Director of Training for the Boarding Schools’ Association in 2010, where he continued offering training and consultancy to independent and state schools both in the UK and around the world. In 2017 he was appointed as Deputy Head Pastoral at College du Leman in Switzerland, a large international boarding and day school. After gaining some valuable international experience, Mark has returned to the UK to continue his training and consultancy in the Independent and state school sectors.


Beth joined the BSA team as Training Manager in September 2017 and now works as Member Services Manager. Passionate about education, Beth has worked in two independent boarding schools in the UK and Switzerland, the latter as Housemistress. Following her time in Switzerland she was a Pastoral Manager for an inner city state academy before working in the charity sector for Debrett's running the ‘Debrett's Foundation’ training programme to provide life skills and training opportunities to underprivileged teens.  

In her role, Beth co-ordinates all Day Seminars, INSET and Consultancy. She believes boarding can be a positive force for young people and in order to fully support their needs staff can never learn too much. As such she is passionate about the CPD BSA delivers to our pastoral communities in the UK and worldwide.


Mill Hill School, Mill Hill School, The Ridgeway, Mill Hill Village, NW7 1QS, United Kingdom