Boarding can be a wonderful experience, producing independent young people, ready to go out into the world – but the prospect can be daunting, so who better to ask for advice about it than matron? (sorry, house parent)

Matron Sara Walkley with boarder Prokop Spanel

Matron Sara Walkley with boarder Prokop Spanel

Head of Boarding Sarah Medcraft, with boarders

Head of Boarding Sarah Medcraft, with boarders

Matrons preparing the dorms and a knitting lesson

Matrons preparing the dorms and a knitting lesson

Preparing the dorms Dulwich

Preparing the dorms Dulwich

Windsor House Parents

Windsor House Parents

Windsor House Parents

Windsor House Parents

10 things I wish I’d known when my kids were young…

With three children now into adulthood, Hilary Wilce reflects on her experience as a mother and shares her retrospective wisdom

6th form – ask the experts

Invaluable advice from experienced teachers for every stage of education. Here we talk about Sixth Form, when important decisions have to be made. Frewen College – Hazel Lawrence, Head of Sixth Form  At this stage our kids are young adults –...

A Dietary Alternative?

Hilary Wilce shares new research into ADHD from King’s College  Anyone who has to cope with an impulsive and hyperactive child – and that’s hundreds and thousands of parents and almost all teachers – will know how challenging it is...