Each may be assisted in the domestic management of the house by a housekeeper often known in U. or Common Wealth countries as matron, and by a house tutor for academic matters, often providing staff of each gender. S., boarding schools often have a resident family that lives in the dorm, known as dorm parents.They often have janitorial staff for maintenance and housekeeping, but typically do not have tutors associated with an individual dorm.
Connected is our exciting web portal which connects British boarding schools and agents beyond our Workshops.School staff and educational agents have scheduled face-to-face meetings to discuss the recruitment and placement of international pupils.Hosted in a venue near London's Heathrow Airport in March and November, the Workshops have a well-earned reputation for being the most successful way to recruit pupils from a diverse range of countries and in a cost-effective, time-efficient way.Access is via an annual membership for schools and we currently have 180 member schools.Only our approved agents, which have been carefully selected and reference-checked, are offered membership and they do not pay for the service.A boarding school provides education for pupils who live on the premises, as opposed to a day school.The word "boarding” is used in the sense of "room and board" i.e., lodging and meals. Tens of millions of rural children are now educated at boarding schools in China.Notoriously, Canada and the United States tried to assimilate indigenous children in the Canadian Indian residential school system and American Indian boarding schools respectively. Others are determinedly international, such as the United World Colleges.Traditionally, pupils stayed at the school for the length of the term; some schools facilitate returning home every weekend, and some welcome day pupils.In others, separate houses accommodate needs of different years or classes.In some schools, day students are assigned to a dorm or house for social activities and sports purposes.