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Exploring the Dynamic World of a Boarding School Education

by Belinda Breeze

The British educational landscape is renowned for its rich history, academic excellence, and commitment to fostering well-rounded individuals. At the heart of this tradition lies the institution of boarding schools, which have played a pivotal role in shaping the lives and futures of countless students across generations.

To provide a comprehensive insight into the diverse offerings of boarding school education primarily in the UK, but also in Switzerland, residents of Dubai and families across the Middle East and UAE are cordially invited to embark on an educational odyssey at The Boarding Schools Show in the renowned Sheraton Hotel on 16 March 2024.

Show timings (0930 – 1430) and perhaps a link to the exhibiting schools and further info https://schoolsshow.co.uk/event/dubai 

Serving as a vibrant hub where prospective students, parents, and educators will converge to explore, engage, and envision the possibilities of this unique educational journey, with enlightening discussions with leading educational experts from the UK, as well as the opportunity to connect with like-minded parents whose children already thrive in British schools.

Seminars and Guidance

Immerse yourself in thought-provoking seminars meticulously crafted to guide you through the intricacies of transitioning into the UK education system, featuring distinguished heads from both the UK and Dubai. Gain a comprehensive understanding of the boarding school experience at 11/13+ and 16+, empowering you to make informed decisions with confidence.

09:30 – 10:00 Keynote: ‘Should You Stay or Should You Go – Pros and Cons of Boarding School or Finishing School in Dubai’.

11:00 – 11:30 Keynote: ‘When to Send to Boarding School and Tips for 11+, 13+, and 6th Form Students (University Pathways to UK and US Colleges)’.

There will also be an Empowerment Through Scholato Education Clinic, providing a beacon of guidance amidst the sea of educational choices. Powered by Bonas MacFarlane Education, Scholato ensures that your queries are met with reliable advice from London’s foremost education advisors.

Empowering Students to Lead and Inspire

The Boarding Schools Show serves as a dynamic platform where attendees can explore the multifaceted aspects of boarding school life, from academic rigour to extracurricular enrichment and holistic personal development. Drawing participation from a plethora of boarding schools spanning various regions of the UK and Switzerland, the exhibition encapsulates the breadth and depth of educational opportunities available within the country.

Upon entering the exhibition hall, visitors are greeted by an array of informational booths representing different boarding schools. Each booth offers a glimpse into the ethos, values, and distinctive features of the respective institutions, allowing attendees to gain invaluable insights into the diverse educational philosophies and approaches prevalent in the UK and Swiss boarding school landscape.

One of the key highlights of the exhibition is the opportunity for attendees to engage directly with representatives from boarding schools. Through interactive discussions and personalised consultations, visitors can address their queries, explore specific interests, and gain a deeper understanding of the boarding school experience tailored to their unique aspirations and preferences.

Nurturing a Supportive and Inclusive Environment

Beyond its focus on academic and extracurricular offerings, the show also underscores the importance of holistic well-being and personal development within the boarding school environment. Through showcases highlighting initiatives in mental health support, community engagement, and leadership development, attendees gain a deeper appreciation for the nurturing and inclusive ethos that underpins the boarding school experience.

In conclusion, The Boarding Schools Show stands as a testament to the vibrancy, diversity, and excellence of UK and Swiss boarding schools. It provides a comprehensive platform for parents, teachers, and students to explore, engage, and collaborate in the pursuit of educational excellence and holistic student development.

Ticket Options

  • Family Ticket (FREE): Secure your spot with complimentary admission for two parents and their children, guaranteeing first-come, first-served seats at the enlightening seminars.
  • Premium Ticket (£50): Elevate your experience with a 20-minute consultation led by a seasoned Bonas MacFarlane consultant. Discuss tailored school options, transition strategies, and optimisation strategies for your move from Dubai to the UK, ensuring a seamless transition for your child’s educational journey.