Advice on how to prepare students for their first experience of boarding school. If you are contemplating sending your child overseas to boarding school, then this book is for you. With a focus on UK schools, it charts the journey, stage by stage, that each and every parent and student must make, with advice and encouragement along the way.
Victoria Davies Jones worked for twelve years as a producer and reporter for BBC TV/Radio news. She is now co-director of Prep4, an educational consultancy which provides communication and presentation skills for children and adults. She specialises in preparation for senior independent schools and Oxbridge/University admissions. She lives in London and Sussex with her husband and three children. Jennifer Ma attended local school in Hong Kong, and then boarding school in the UK before graduating First Class Honors from the University of Oxford. She co-founded Arch Education to provide advice to students interested in UK boarding schools, including assessments and preparatory steps. Graham Lee is co-director of Prep4 and a specialist tutor in drama and communication skills with 25 years teaching experience in top UK independent schools. He runs the interview skills programme at Benenden. Both his children were boarders.