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Boarding schools continue to flourish, evolving to meet the changing profile of today's families, both in the UK and overseas. Greater flexibility of boarding options, generous scholarship and bursary offerings, and imaginative ways of involving parents in their children's day to day school experience keep Britain's best boarding schools on the wish lists of aspirational families worldwide.

Now in its fifth edition, Boarding Schools by The Good Schools Guide contains over 350 of The Good Schools Guide’s highly informative and famously frank reviews. Every single school has been visited by our writers; we check out everything from dorms to food and weekend activities. We also speak to parents and, most important of all, pupils.

The guide is packed with maps, reviews, articles and colour photographs. Whether parents are interested in big names, local treasures, state boarding schools or country preps, this is their unbiased guide to all that’s best in British boarding. 

If you’re considering boarding for your child, our guide will help you make the right choice.

☑ In-depth and unbiased reviews of 350+ prep and senior schools from Cornwall to Scotland
☑ Includes top state and independent boarding schools Impartial and invaluable advice on all aspects of boarding education
☑ Content includes facilities, pastoral care, weekend activities
☑ What type of boarding - full, weekly or flexi?
☑ Contains information for international families

Price: £40 +p&p

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We hope your book arrives soon and that you find it a lively and informative read.