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Join live and online events to learn about British education

Information Sessions at Dulwich College (Singapore)

Wednesday, 14th April 2021 
9.30am to 10.30am Singapore/HK time

Thursday, 22nd April 2021 – For Ducks (Ages 2 to 7)
9.30am to 10.30am Singapore/HK time

Wednesday, 28th April 2021
4.00pm to 5.00pm Singapore/HK time

Register your interest now with contact@waypointsasia.com

13+ Boarding Virtual Open Event at Rugby School

Email us at contact@waypointsasia.com to book your slot

Saturday, 20 March 2021
6pm Singapore/HK time

Virtual Group Visit at Sevenoaks School

Grab your seat now by emailing  contact@waypointsasia.com

Saturday, 20 March 2021
7pm to 7.30pm Singapore/HK time

Virtual meeting with Sedbergh's key members of staff

Email us at contact@waypointsasia.com to book your slot

Thursday, 18 March 2021
5.15pm Singapore/HK time

Virtual Meet the Head of Tonbridge School

Book your seat by emailing us at contact@waypointsasia.com 

Saturday, 13 March 2021
5.30pm to 6.45pm Singapore/HK time

Senior School & Sixth-Form Virtual Open Day at St Swithun's School

Book your seat by emailing us at contact@waypointsasia.com 

Saturday, 13 March 2021
5pm Singapore/HK time

Virtual meeting with John Moule, Warden of Radley College

Sign up now by emailing contact@waypointsasia.com

Saturday, 13 March 2021
6pm Singapore/HK time

BESSA MALAYSIA

Our annual showcase of top British boarding schools at the Gardens Hotel in Kuala Lumpur
Sunday, 25th October 2021

BESSA SINGAPORE

Singapore’s annual prestigious British education school show at the Shangri-La Hotel
Saturday, 24th October 2021

A Virtual School Show

On 20 June 2020, BESSA Live became the world’s first virtual show amidst the pandemic


Our Events

Join live and online events to learn about British education

Information Sessions at Dulwich College (Singapore)

Wednesday, 14th April 2021 
9.30am to 10.30am Singapore/HK time

Thursday, 22nd April 2021 – For Ducks (Ages 2 to 7)
9.30am to 10.30am Singapore/HK time

Wednesday, 28th April 2021
4.00pm to 5.00pm Singapore/HK time

Register your interest now with contact@waypointsasia.com

13+ Boarding Virtual Open Event at Rugby School

Email us at contact@waypointsasia.com to book your slot

Saturday, 20 March 2021
6pm Singapore/HK time

Virtual Group Visit at Sevenoaks School

Grab your seat now by emailing  contact@waypointsasia.com

Saturday, 20 March 2021
7pm to 7.30pm Singapore/HK time

Virtual meeting with Sedbergh's key members of staff

Email us at contact@waypointsasia.com to book your slot

Thursday, 18 March 2021
5.15pm Singapore/HK time

Virtual Meet the Head of Tonbridge School

Book your seat by emailing us at contact@waypointsasia.com 

Saturday, 13 March 2021
5.30pm to 6.45pm Singapore/HK time

Senior School & Sixth-Form Virtual Open Day at St Swithun's School

Book your seat by emailing us at contact@waypointsasia.com 

Saturday, 13 March 2021
5pm Singapore/HK time

Virtual meeting with John Moule, Warden of Radley College

Sign up now by emailing contact@waypointsasia.com

Saturday, 13 March 2021
6pm Singapore/HK time

BESSA MALAYSIA

Our annual showcase of top British boarding schools at the Gardens Hotel in Kuala Lumpur
Sunday, 25th October 2021

BESSA SINGAPORE

Singapore’s annual prestigious British education school show at the Shangri-La Hotel
Saturday, 24th October 2021

A Virtual School Show

On 20 June 2020, BESSA Live became the world’s first virtual show amidst the pandemic


Our Events

Join live and online events to learn about British education

Information Sessions at Dulwich College (Singapore)

Wednesday, 14th April 2021 
9.30am to 10.30am Singapore/HK time

Thursday, 22nd April 2021 – For Ducks (Ages 2 to 7)
9.30am to 10.30am Singapore/HK time

Wednesday, 28th April 2021
4.00pm to 5.00pm Singapore/HK time

Register your interest now with contact@waypointsasia.com

13+ Boarding Virtual Open Event at Rugby School

Email us at contact@waypointsasia.com to book your slot

Saturday, 20 March 2021
6pm Singapore/HK time

Virtual Group Visit at Sevenoaks School

Grab your seat now by emailing  contact@waypointsasia.com

Saturday, 20 March 2021
7pm to 7.30pm Singapore/HK time

Virtual meeting with Sedbergh's key members of staff

Email us at contact@waypointsasia.com to book your slot

Thursday, 18 March 2021
5.15pm Singapore/HK time

Virtual Meet the Head of Tonbridge School

Book your seat by emailing us at contact@waypointsasia.com 

Saturday, 13 March 2021
5.30pm to 6.45pm Singapore/HK time

Senior School & Sixth-Form Virtual Open Day at St Swithun's School

Book your seat by emailing us at contact@waypointsasia.com 

Saturday, 13 March 2021
5pm Singapore/HK time

Virtual meeting with John Moule, Warden of Radley College

Sign up now by emailing contact@waypointsasia.com

Saturday, 13 March 2021
6pm Singapore/HK time

BESSA MALAYSIA

Our annual showcase of top British boarding schools at the Gardens Hotel in Kuala Lumpur
Sunday, 25th October 2021

BESSA SINGAPORE

Singapore’s annual prestigious British education school show at the Shangri-La Hotel
Saturday, 24th October 2021

A Virtual School Show

On 20 June 2020, BESSA Live became the world’s first virtual show amidst the pandemic


Our Highlights

“Ask the Head” – BESSA’s webinar series of short interviews with Heads of top UK boarding schools. Find out their answers to questions commonly asked by families living overseas.

Episode 8: Jonathan Anderson, Head of Merchiston

Today we travel north to Edinburgh and visit Merchiston, the only all boys’ school in Scotland. Watch our interview with Headmaster, Jonathan Anderson now.

Watch it here
Episode 7: Gareth Parker-Jones, Head of Rugby School

Are you an overseas parent looking at the best UK co-ed boarding schools? Don’t miss this interview with Gareth Parker-Jones, Head of Rugby School as he takes us through questions asked by international families about his school.

Watch it here
Episode 6: James Priory, Head of Tonbridge School

Now showing! An in-depth interview with James Priory, the inspirational Headmaster of the outstanding British independent school for boys – Tonbridge.

Watch it here
Episode 5: Nicola Huggett, Head of Cheltenham College

Being a current parent and a Head gives Nicola Huggett of Cheltenham College a unique perspective. Watch her interview here.

Watch it here
Episode 4: James Jones, Deputy Head of Wycombe Abbey

Applying to Wycombe Abbey as an overseas pupil? Hear more about what it’s like to be in the international community of a top UK girls’ boarding school.

Watch it here
Episode 3: Caroline Jordan, Head of Headington School

In Episode 3 of our “Ask the Head” series, we warmly welcome Caroline Jordan of Headington School. She tells us what is special about her school and why your daughter may suit Headington.

Watch it here
Episode 2: Jane Gandee, Head of St Swithun's School

Meet Jane Gandee, Head of St Swithun’s School in Episode 2 of our “Ask the Head” webinar series. How are international students welcomed into the school community? What makes your school special?  Answers to these questions and many more!

Watch it here
Episode 1: John Moule, Warden of Radley College

John Moule takes centrestage in Episode 1 and answers questions such as “How are international students settled into your community?” and “What do you think is special about your school?”

Watch it here
Why choose the UK?

Her Excellency Kara Owen, British High Commissioner in Singapore, shares an insight into why studying in the UK is still attractive and relevant to students worldwide.

More Video Highlights
A Tour of Brighton College

Virtual school tours are the new normal.  Visit Brighton College and learn why this is “a school where confidence, kindness and curiosity are championed”.

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This is Gordonstoun

Gordonstoun is Achievement, Compassion, Internationalism, Responsibility, Teamwork.

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Pastoral Care in Boarding Schools

Take a peek into the daily life of students at Tonbridge School.

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Top Tips for School Entrance Interviews

Keystone’s Will and Ed share their advice on how to prepare for admission interviews at top UK boarding schools.

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UK Boarding at 16+

Look into the popular Sixth Form entry point for overseas students.

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Episode 7: Gareth Parker-Jones, Head of Rugby School

Are you an overseas parent looking at the best UK co-ed boarding schools? Don’t miss this interview with Gareth Parker-Jones, Head of Rugby School as he takes us through questions asked by international families about his school.

Watch it here
Episode 6: James Priory, Head of Tonbridge School

Now showing! An in-depth interview with James Priory, the inspirational Headmaster of the outstanding British independent school for boys – Tonbridge.

Watch it here
Episode 5: Nicola Huggett, Head of Cheltenham College

Being a current parent and a Head gives Nicola Huggett of Cheltenham College a unique perspective. Watch her interview here.

Watch it here
Episode 4: James Jones, Deputy Head of Wycombe Abbey

Applying to Wycombe Abbey as an overseas pupil? Hear more about what it’s like to be in the international community of a top UK girls’ boarding school.

Watch it here
Episode 3: Caroline Jordan, Head of Headington School

In Episode 3 of our “Ask the Head” series, we warmly welcome Caroline Jordan of Headington School. She tells us what is special about her school and why your daughter may suit Headington.

Watch it here
Episode 2: Jane Gandee, Head of St Swithun's School

Meet Jane Gandee, Head of St Swithun’s School in Episode 2 of our “Ask the Head” webinar series. How are international students welcomed into the school community? What makes your school special?  Answers to these questions and many more!

Watch it here
Episode 1: John Moule, Warden of Radley College

John Moule takes centrestage in Episode 1 and answers questions such as “How are international students settled into your community?” and “What do you think is special about your school?”

Watch it here
Why choose the UK?

Her Excellency Kara Owen, British High Commissioner in Singapore, shares an insight into why studying in the UK is still attractive and relevant to students worldwide.

More Video Highlights
A Tour of Brighton College

Virtual school tours are the new normal.  Visit Brighton College and learn why this is “a school where confidence, kindness and curiosity are championed”.

Read More
This is Gordonstoun

Gordonstoun is Achievement, Compassion, Internationalism, Responsibility, Teamwork.

Read More
Pastoral Care in Boarding Schools

Take a peek into the daily life of students at Tonbridge School.

Read More
Top Tips for School Entrance Interviews

Keystone’s Will and Ed share their advice on how to prepare for admission interviews at top UK boarding schools.

Read More
UK Boarding at 16+

Look into the popular Sixth Form entry point for overseas students.

Read More

Listicle: The 100 greatest novels of all time

Date Posted: Tuesday, March 23rd, 2021

At BESSA, we are big fans of reading and reading lists!  Earlier this month, we were trawling the papers and stumbled on The Telegraph’s list of the 100 greatest novels of all time.  Enjoy rummaging through the titles and find a classic you’ve

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Avoiding a repeat of the 2020 Exam Grading Debacle

Date Posted: Friday, March 12th, 2021

Controversial grading systems led to widespread anger and spectacular U-turns in last summer’s GCSE, A level and IB exams.  Amid protests from students, teachers and opposition parties, there were concerns over why computer algorithms were dictating final results.  Criticism ranged from the

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