News - BESSA


Interview: How boarding prepared us for university

Date Posted: Wednesday, September 5th, 2018

Stephanie Cheah, founder of BESSA, speaks to students at the schools show about how their boarding school experiences will help them at university.

There are many reasons why parents decide to choose the boarding school route for their children, but one of

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The Power of Online Learning

Date Posted: Sunday, May 20th, 2018

With improved technology online learning has really taken off.  Children and adults across the globe are suddenly able to access a whole host of different teaching options online.  Harriet Blomefield of Keystone Tutors elaborates on the importance and versatility of e-learning.

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My Sixth Form in Britain

Date Posted: Monday, May 7th, 2018

Jia Jun Tan, 18, reflects on the last two years of his Sixth Form experience at Charterhouse School in England, describing it as “eye-opening and enriching”.  Jia Jun is now serving military service in the Singapore army.

Having lived my

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Harrow Chamber Orchestra is on tour in Singapore!

Date Posted: Tuesday, March 20th, 2018

The Harrow Chamber Orchestra comprises most of the music scholars at Harrow. It has an extensive repertoire, stretching from the Baroque to Modern era. The Orchestra’s current tour of Singapore and Bangkok is a prelude to future concerts this year at St John’s Smith

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旺旺来福 – Happy lunar new year!

Date Posted: Wednesday, February 28th, 2018

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45 and out. A student’s perspective

Date Posted: Friday, October 27th, 2017

Aaron Gruen, who left St Edward’s in 2017 having scored full marks of 45 in the IB Diploma, reflects on his time at St Edward’s, what the future holds next, and how he was able to achieve his remarkable result.

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The British Sixth Form Curriculum debate rages on – A Levels, Pre-U or the IB?

Date Posted: Monday, October 9th, 2017

The variety of sixth form courses available in UK schools is a prime example of how all roads lead to Rome – students can take different paths to enter higher education depending on their own specific ambitions, learning styles and skill set.

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Girl Power

Date Posted: Saturday, October 7th, 2017

Jane Gandee, Headmistress at St Swithun’s School in Winchester, tells how her girls grow up to really be themselves.

There are many excellent independent schools, some of which are single-sex. The question for the discerning parent is whether the

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