What is a boarding school? In countries like the United Kingdom and Switzerland, there is a strong tradition of boarding education: many of the oldest and most prestigious educational institutions are boarding schools.
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If you aren't sure what a boarding school is, think about it like this: boarding schools are essentially normal schools with accommodation attached. There are many advantages to boarding education, including a strong sense of community, better academic development and more opportunities for extra-curricular activities. Our series of articles will help you find answers for common questions about boarding schools in Europe.

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What is boarding school life like? // London
The idea of boarding school might be scary if you have never gone to one before. In this article, we answer some common questions from parents and children who ...
What are the benefits of boarding school? // Zurich
What is a boarding school and what are the benefits of going to one? Our article looks at the advantages of going away to school....
What are boarding school rankings? // London
What’s in a league table? There are many reasons why parents consider boarding school education for their child. Make the process easier with our advice on how ...
What are A-Level pass rates? // London
It's all in the pass rate: which are the best boarding schools in the United Kingdom for A-Level pass rates?...
How can my child get into Oxbridge? // London
The magic recipe for Oxbridge entrance: which schools do the most to help your child get into elite universities and how can you find out?...
How much does boarding school cost? // London
How much does it really cost to go to one of the best boarding schools in Britain, and is it worth it?...
What are the benefits of small class sizes? // Zurich
Small is beautiful: the effect of class size and teacher:pupil ratios on your child's learning....
What can I do if I miss the application deadline? // Karlovy Vary
Missing the admission deadline of a boarding school can seem the end of the world but this practical guide by Carlsbad International School offers great tips on...

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