Dear Members,

Consultation on revised national minimum standards for boarding schools in England

The DfE has launched the consultation on the revised standards which closes on  February 23. BSA and ISC will be submitting separate but coordinated responses, and schools are also welcome to respond individually. If you have any comments on the DfE’s proposals please contact Dale Wilkins (Dale@boarding.org.uk) and Simon Nathan (simon.nathan@isc.co.uk) by the end of January.

Important information on the EU Settlement Scheme

The Home Office has released an update on the EU Settlement Scheme. EU citizens and their family members (including non-EU citizens) need to apply to the EU Settlement Scheme (EUSS) to continue living in the UK after June 30, 2021. For further information on this, please visit the Visas and Immigration section of our website.

Points-based immigration system go live

On December 1, visa applications opened for workers who want to come to the UK from January 1, 2021 under the UK’s new points-based immigration system. For further information on this, please visit the Visas and Immigration section of our website.

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