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Boarding school syndrome – Telegraph

Just in case you haven’t seen this: http://www.telegraph.co.uk/women/family/my-husbands-boarding-school-syndrome-ruined-our-marriage/

Boarding school is a form of abuse – official

see this article http://www.scotsman.com/news/boarding-school-is-form-of-abuse-against-children-1-4120989

Boarding school syndrome

Please find details of The Day’s workshop we are hosting just outside Swindon on Saturday 12th March 2016.  The full details are below including booking details at the bottom. Boarding School Syndrome: Broken Attachments – a Hidden Trauma With Professor Joy Schaverien  Saturday 12th March 2016 – 10.30am-4.30pm Alexandra House Conference Centre, Wroughton, Swindon SN4 […]

Missing the point

Here’s Nick Duffells latest contribution http://www.theguardian.com/science/shortcuts/2015/sep/29/take-more-than-smartphones-stop-boarding-school-children-being-damaged

Anti boarding protest on youtube

A brave family have made a stand against young boarding despite the bullish and dismissive headmaster see you tube https://youtu.be/fiFVJuMTUoM

Boarding school syndrome

For many school days were enjoyable times of learning and developing but for others it can be the start of a hidden traumatising experience. For many Boarding school survivors that I work with (as adults) it is difficult for them to admit to their problems due to their ’learned’ confident and capable exterior and often […]

Top Gear response

Unusual for me to be promoting a petrolhead but it’s a heartfelt article  you can see quite a lot of it here:  http://www.independent.co.uk/voices/comment/lets-hope-that-my-generation-is-the-last-to-carry-the-invisible-scars-of-dormitory-bullying-10348805.html

Rwanda leads the way!

Rwanda bans early boarding May 17, 2015 via sallypcfraser  @ Boardingschoolaction “Schools that already have boarding section have been given a grace period of three years to phase it out. We want children to grow up in families and with their parents,” says Olivier Rwamukwaya,Rwanda’s Minister of State in charge of Primary and Secondary Education. Read more here

Boarding School Action- Troubled men!!

Another great heartfelt article from Boarding School Action director Sally fraser. Pity the American website misinterpreted her approach as supporting troubled boys…..regretfully most of therm now are troubled men !! http://goodmenproject.com/featured-content/buliding-better-society-boys-boarding-school-erink/

10th April programme

I think ‘Sex and the Church’ presented by Diarmaid MacCulloch (BBC2, Friday  April 9 p.m. starting tomorrow 10th ) will be well worth watching. It might seem a bit off-topic for this group, but here’s a quote from an interview about the series “Most leaders among (the Church are) educated in English public schools …. […]