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Date: 18 October 2023
Time: 10:30 – 12:15
Platform: Zoom
Cost: BAISIS member – FOC

We would be delighted if you would join us on Wednesday October 18, 2023 (10:30 – 12:15) via Zoom for our Autumn Term Meeting.

Our termly meetings are open to all BAISIS members and we welcome multiple attendees from member schools. The aim of these meetings is to encourage networking, discussion and sharing best practice around the provision for international students.

The theme for the upcoming meeting is “Framework 23 and international student support” and we will kick start this discussion area with a brief presentation by BAISIS Chair, Sarah Bellotti. Please come with questions or prepared to share your experience and understanding of Framework 23.


Bethan Waddington, Director, BAISIS

Bethan Waddington joined the BSA team as Training Manager in September 2017. Bethan has worked in two independent boarding schools in the UK and Switzerland, the latter as Housemistress to 36 pupils. Following her time in Switzerland, she was a Pastoral Manager for an inner-city state academy before working in the charity sector for Debrett’s running the ‘Debrett’s Foundation’ training programme.

In her role, Bethan plans and manages all Day Seminars, Conferences, INSET and Consultancy, as well as being Director of BAISIS. She believes boarding can be a positive force for young people and in order to fully support their needs staff can never learn too much. As such she is passionate about the CPD BSA delivers to our pastoral communities in the UK and worldwide.

Sarah Bellotti

Sarah Bellotti, Chair BAISIS and Head Mill Hill International

Sarah was elected BAISIS Chair in January 2022, having served as Deputy Chair since November 2020.
Sarah started her career in education at an international school in Rome, Italy and then returned to the UK to take up a post at King’s Ely where she later became Director of King’s Ely International. Since 2014, Sarah has worked at The Mount, Mill Hill International as the founding Headteacher.