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Bishopstrow College Supports Syrian Refugees with Online Programme

14th August 2020

Earlier this year, Bishopstrow College converted its preparation-for-boarding programmes to online delivery, as a result of the lockdown, with Bishopstrow Online launched at the start of Term 3 on March 30.  Soon after this date, we were approached by Richard Verity, a Partner at McKinsey & Co.  Richard had recently returned to McKinsey, having taken…

Students Celebrate IGCSE Examination Success

13th August 2020

Students and staff at Bishopstrow College have been delighted with the IGCSE results, which were received on 13 August 2020. All of the students at Bishopstrow who take these examinations complete the two-year course in just one year, and as they are all international students they are all studying in their second language.  It is…

Helping International Students Excel in British Schools

25th July 2020

Whilst study abroad plans for many international students contemplating a boarding school education in the UK are currently on hold, in this new article, Chris Lewis, Director of Studies, shares his thinking in relation to how Bishopstrow’s preparation-for-boarding programmes help international students excel in British schools. Helping International Students Excel in British Schools The benefits…

Readiness for Re-opening

28th May 2020

At Bishopstrow, we are planning to re-open, when it is safe to do so.  Whilst the situation is continually evolving, we are delighted to share our ‘Readiness for Re-opening’ brochure, which highlights the steps in place to ensure that the health, safety and well-being of all students and staff will be our priority whilst studying…

BSA Publishes Covid-Safe Charter

27th May 2020

The BSA has recently published its Covid-Safe Charter.  Bishopstrow College is a member of the BSA and we fully support all of the measures outlined in the Charter.  Bishopstrow’s own Readiness for Re-opening guidelines, which we published last week, are consistent with the essential advice and guidance outlined in the BSA’s Charter.  We will continue…

Bishopstrow Online – Student Feedback

15th May 2020

Bishopstrow Online was developed in response to the coronavirus pandemic, with all schools in the UK required to close in mid-March 2020 Launched for Term 3 on March 30, Bishopstrow Online delivers a fully interactive Bishopstrow education to students around the world Bishopstrow Online offers much more than a remote learning experience.  The Programme covers…

Update on Coronavirus – Bishopstrow Online (April 17, 2020)

17th April 2020

Bishopstrow Online has been developed in response to the coronavirus pandemic, with all schools in the UK required to close in mid-March 2020. Bishopstrow Online delivers a fully interactive Bishopstrow education to students around the world.  Our unique online school offers the best of Bishopstrow’s Junior, Middle and Senior College Programmes, preparing international students for…

Senior Boys Host Padworth College for Friendly Football Match

29th February 2020

On Friday 28 February, the Senior Boys hosted Bishopstrow’s ‘sister school’, Padworth College, for a friendly football match.  With Storm Jorge approaching – the fourth storm in successive weekends in the UK – it was a wet and windy evening, making conditions challenging for the players. The fixture was the first outing for both teams…

Bishopstrow College Helps to Create UK’s Largest Orchard

17th April 2019

The Bishopstrow College community was delighted to welcome Robin Fletcher, Chief Executive of the Boarding Schools’ Association (BSA), for a visit on Tuesday 25 February.  Robin updated the Bishopstrow team regarding developments in boarding, enjoyed a tour of Riverside House and The Henson Building (academic block) and ahead of a wonderful lunch, prepared by our…

Sports Update – Badminton versus Dauntsey’s School

20th October 2018

Sports are an integral part of Bishopstrow’s preparation-for-boarding programmes, as we recognise that in most cases, students will have the opportunity to get actively involved in a variety of sports when they join their ‘destination school’.  At Bishopstrow, all students participate in sports for an hour every day during the school week, with optional sports…