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.

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.

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 12th 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.  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 UK Boarding School Exhibition Dubai. Key Dates are...

  • Friday 28 October 2016 / Saturday 29 October 2016
  • Friday 10 February 2017 / Saturday 11 February 2017
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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Featured Schools
The Royal Masonic School For Girls
The Royal Masonic School is situated in a 200-acre estate – just 30 minutes from Central London, and within an hour’s drive of 4 international airports. The School has a long-established rep
Founded in 1818, Dollar Academy has a proud heritage and an outstanding academic reputation. The school helps students develop the enthusiasm, ability and ambition to successfully meet the c
The Downs Malvern
The Downs Malvern is an outstanding day, weekly, flexi and full boarding School for girls and boys aged 3-13 years. Associated with Malvern College, the Prep School is set within its own imp
Leweston School
Set in 46 acres of beautiful Dorset parkland, Leweston is a Catholic independent boarding and day school which welcomes pupils of all denominations. Leweston takes girls and boys from 3 mont
Dean Close School
Set in 50 acres of beautiful grounds, Dean Close School is a long established co-educational day and boarding school for children aged 3-18. The school believes that education is about build
Haberdashers’ Monmouth Schools
The Haberdashers’ Monmouth Schools offer outstanding opportunity for pupils to excel academically in a friendly, caring environment.
Woodhouse Grove School
Founded in 1812 and situated on a beautiful 70 acre campus, Woodhouse Grove provides a first class all round education for boys and girls.
Bruton School for Girls and Sunny Hill Prep School
We are passionate about, and experts in, girls’ education. We believe in offering every girl a well-rounded education in an environment with the space to inspire and encourage
The Priory Academy LSST
The Priory Academy LSST, rated outstanding by Ofsted and consistently one of the top performing non-selective State schools in the country, offers boarding exclusively for Sixth Formers.
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.
Charterhouse is a wonderful school with four centuries of history behind it, and committed to being at the forefront of educational progress in the twenty-first century.
Kingswood School, Bath
In 215 acres of beautiful parkland overlooking the world heritage City of Bath, Kingswood is one of the leading co-educational boarding and day schools in the UK.
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