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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 British boarding school education for life. British boarding education is a popular choice for many UK and overseas families. Anderson Education, UK boarding school specialists, offer FREE impartial advice and guidance to families considering a UK boarding school education. Click here to start.

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Choosing a School
Planning early is a sensible approach, allow plenty of time to research and visit schools.
International Exhibitions
We are proud to offer 3 major UK Boarding School Exhibitions for parents living outside the UK.
 

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  • 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 be motivated and encouraged to have the self-belief that they can succeed, in an environment that offers independence, success, individuality, team work, self-sufficiency, lifetime friendships, confidence and opportunities to experience a wide range of activities.

Boarding School Geography
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Boarding at Equestrian Academy

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.

Boarding School Exhibition
Prospective Boarding School Family
Nigeria Boarding School Exhibition

Now in its 15th 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.

Boarding School Friends
Sport at Boarding School
Friends Study Session

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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 Grosvenor House Hotel, Dubai Marina for the UK Boarding School Exhibition Dubai. Key Dates are

What is the best age to start boarding school?
Added: 14.06.2016
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.
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Using an education consultant
Added: 13.06.2016
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
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Understanding the Application Process
Added: 13.06.2016
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.
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Different types of schools, what you need to know
Added: 13.05.2016
Essentially there are 5 types of boarding school: prep schools, senior schools, independent sixth-form colleges, international study centres and state boarding schools
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Understanding the UK Education System
Added: 03.05.2016
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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UK Boarding School Exhibition, Nigeria October 2015
Added: 19.08.2015
The UK Boarding School Exhibition will be returning to Lagos, Nigeria on 9 and 10 October 2015 with delegates from 18 top UK boarding schools and independent colleges.
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UK Boarding School Exhibition Nigeria 2015
Added: 24.03.2015
Our UK Boarding School Exhibition in Lagos was very successful and we were delighted with the positive response from both the visitors and the UK schools that attended.
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Celebrating the 10th UK Exhibition
Added: 23.03.2015
The UK Boarding School Exhibition draws seriously interested visitors from the UAE and the wider Gulf region.
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The International Boarding School Exhibition Hilton Dubai Jumeirah
Added: 28.10.2014
Heads and representatives of 27 boarding schools from across the world will attend the exhibition, visiting families will learn about the academic excellence, sports, drama, music and art.
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The UK Boarding School Exhibition Nigeria, a great success
Added: 27.10.2014
Our UK Boarding School Exhibition in Lagos was very successful and we were delighted with the positive response from both the visitors and the UK schools that attended.
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Join us at The London Totally Expat Show 2014
Added: 08.05.2014
Anderson Education attended the Totally Expat Show at the Business Design Centre, London on 19 May - a day truly dedicated to all things global mobility, packed full of education.
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Featured Schools
Abbotsholme School
Set in beautiful, rural surroundings, in the centre of the UK, yet only one hour from Manchester and Birmingham, Abbotsholme is a day and boarding school for girls and boys aged 2-18,
King Edward’s School
King Edward’s combines values of excellence, breadth of opportunity and a high level of pastoral care with an innovative, forward-thinking curriculum. Pupils come from all over the world.
Rossall School
Rossall School, a co-educational Day and Boarding School for 2 – 18 year olds, was established in 1844 as sister school to Marlborough in Wiltshire, one of the great Victorian public schools
Queenswood
Queenswood is a leading independent school for 440 girls, aged 11-18, where boarders make up roughly half of the school.
Stonar
Now part of the NACE European group of schools, Stonar offers unique day and boarding education for girls aged 2–18 and boys aged 2–11. From September 2016 boys will be admitted into Year 7
The Elms
Education in all its guises is core to our principles, from learning to feed the pigs to gaining entry to a top public school. We are totally committed to giving our children the confidence
Kingswood School, Bath
In 214 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.
Kent College Pembury
Kent College is an independent day and boarding school for girls aged 3 – 18. Classed as a ‘hidden gem’ in Kent, it is situated amongst safe, 75 acre rural parkland.
The Royal Hospital School
Set in 200 acres of stunning Suffolk countryside, The Royal Hospital School is a full boarding and day school offering exceptional academic and extra curricular provision for 700 boys and gi
Hurtwood House
Hurtwood House is the only independent boarding school specialising exclusively in the Sixth Form. It concentrates on the 16–18 age range and offers students a caring, residential structure
Durham School
For more than 600 years, Durham School has been at the heart of education in the North East of England, giving its pupils the knowledge, skills and confidence to succeed in the future.
Dulwich College
Dulwich College is a vibrant and high-achieving community. We are academically selective, but diverse in our breadth of talents, character and backgrounds.
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