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How to make the most of boarding school

Boarding school is a unique life experience that can have a lasting effect on young people. There are a number of significant benefits that can arise from this experience – lifelong friendships; university preparedness; the development of valuable life skills, both household and financial.

Explaining academic success

There are many factors that contribute to a child’s academic success that extend beyond aptitude and intelligence. While these two factors are of course requisites, it’s important that students learn how to approach their education to gain successful results.

Top tips to prepare Year 7 students starting high school

Starting high school is a significant milestone in a child’s life and can take some adjustment. Students will meet new people, need to adapt to a new learning environment and teaching styles and become more responsible for their own learning.

Simply learning to decipher complex high school timetables can be cause for concern for some students.

How to prepare for boarding school

The transition to boarding school can be a big change for both parents and children. There are many things that both you and your child can do to prepare so that your child feels comfortable and in control of the change.

Here are our top 7 tips on how to prepare for boarding school:

Ensure that your child has all the equipment and personal items needed and ensure they have been labelled.