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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.

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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MPW Colleges
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Mount St Mary’s College
Mount St Mary’s College is steeped in history and situated within the beautiful rural settings of North Derbyshire, but yet only 2 hours away from London by train
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
Sidcot School
At Sidcot School we provide a creative and stretching education that inspires children to want to learn. Our curriculum and teaching methods are designed to foster students’ natural intellec
Sherborne International
Sherborne is a specialist intensive school for overseas girls and boys aged 11-17. Students from non-British backgrounds are given the best linguistic and academic preparation possible.
Claremont School
Claremont School occupies two campuses with a combined area of some 120 acres in an historicallysignificant part of south-eastEngland, close to the sea andyet just 75 minutes from central
CCSS
Our average class has just six students in each, making CCSS not only a great place to learn, but also explain why students refer to the College as “very friendly.”
Bedstone College
Bedstone College is a traditional British boarding school for boys and girls from 8 to 18, and day pupils aged 3+. Deliberately small, we’re not academically selective but focus on bringing
Kent College, Canterbury
Kent College has a long tradition of educating forces families and we offer a 90% remission. Kent College is an outstanding school for boys and girls situated on the outskirts of Canterbury,
Merchiston Castle School
We are a Scottish school, offering the English curriculum, but with a global, outward-looking dimension, based just 15 minutes from an International Airport.
Bethany School
Bethany enjoys a reputation as a particularly friendly and happy community. It is a strong, thriving school and recent years have seen an enviable building programme. The Head firmly believe
Blundell’s School
Blundell’s supports and guides young people to achieve their very best in whatever sphere they choose, providing ‘roots’ for security, based on friendship, respect for others and personal va
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