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Preparing for University Life After Boarding School

August 15, 2023

The first time you wave goodbye to your children during that all-important leap into the world of university can be a daunting feeling. Wondering if they are equipped with the physical and emotional skills they need for a life of independence is sure to be a looming thought. Fortunately, there is no better place to […]

Top 5 Benefits of Attending a Boarding School

July 20, 2023

When considering boarding school, feelings can easily be mixed. It is a tremendous step for both the children and guardians involved. You might ask yourself how being away from home is going to be better for your child. Well, boarding school can actually work wonders for a child’s development and success in later life. Today, […]

The Role of Boarding School Faculty in Student Success

June 27, 2023

It goes without saying that boarding school isn’t a regular school environment. Unlike ordinary educational institutions, boarding schools offer support for their students throughout all aspects of their lives. As well as being renowned for high academic achievement, students at boarding school learn to perfect skills in life management and excel in emotional growth. There […]

BIST won the International Contribution To Pastoral Care Award 2021

September 24, 2021

We are delighted to be named winners of the National Association of Pastoral Care in Education (NAPCE) International award for contribution to pastoral care for our Boarding Skills Award! International recognition for the work we do with our boarders, developing their skills and confidence and preparing them for life on a global stage.

Congratulations Class of 2021

July 8, 2021

We are extremely proud of our Class of 2021 who recently graduated and received various offers in a wide range of fields of study from top universities around the world. Here is the list of universities that offer places to our Year 13 graduates. University College London (UCL) King’s College London Chulabhorn International College of […]

Primary Christmas Concert 2020

December 16, 2020

Well done to all the Primary pupils who sang and performed brilliantly on their instruments, in their Christmas Concert 2020! Every child in every year group, played on the instrument they had been learning since August through our new Primary Musical Instrument Programme. Year 2 played the toot, Year 3 the violin, Year 4 the […]

Secondary Sports Day 2020

December 16, 2020

Records are made to be broken, and the Secondary Sports Day 2020 didn’t disappoint! Students were greeted in the morning by their first competitive event – a house warm up judged by the teachers. From there students split into the traditional track and field events which ran alongside the inclusive ‘challenges’. These challenges included activities […]

Journal evenings in boarding

December 8, 2020

One night a week, we run journaling sessions, which allows our students to write or draw their thoughts and feelings onto paper. Journaling helps students to process their emotions, reduce stress and anxiety and relax after a busy day at school.

BIST Charity Day 2020

December 8, 2020

As a school community we were determined to come together to raise money for our house charities this term, despite the challenges in our way!