Dear Members

This week the BSA team met colleagues from across the boarding sector in Northern Ireland and Ireland at Campbell College in Belfast for the second BSA Ireland Boarding Forum and one-day conference.

The first BSA London Boarding Forum took place at DLD College and Denstone College hosted the BSA Midlands Boarding Forum. On November 21, Christ College, Brecon will host the BSA Wales Boarding Forum. If you have not yet registered to attend and would like to, please email Head of Member Services, Chris Ryan.

BSA is looking to pull together guidance on two topics discussed at some of our recent regional forums – ‘managing transgender issues’ and ‘boarding staff wellbeing’. If anyone would like to share their experiences, cases studies or policies in these areas please email me via

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