Academic Families works with more than 450 schools throughout the UK, and we have become experts at matching children to the right boarding school for them in order to ensure each student thrives.
We're delighted to present one of our partner schools:
Roedean School in Sussex, England.
Founded in 1885, Roedean provides a distinctively academic, high-quality, all-round education. The school aims to inspire and challenge every student to develop their strengths and passions, seek the highest standards and develop a strong foundation for their future. Dynamic teaching nurtures academic curiosity, independence, and self-confidence; with Roedean students encouraged to develop originality and creativity, both in character and thinking. The school encourages high aspirations and a willingness to take intellectual risks. With the right support and a confident approach, girls can leave the school believing that anything is possible.
The school’s unique location along the South coast of England, ensures that students have the best of both worlds; proximity to one of the UKs most vibrant and dynamic cities, Brighton, and a sense of calm from the cliff top setting between the edge of the South Down National Park and the ocean.
Providing a truly holistic education, Roedean is well known for excellent academic results as well as an extensive co-curricular provision. Roedean offers students an amazing Performing Arts provision as well as a highly competitive sporting environment.
We offer honest advice to help you find the best UK school for your child.
Our team provides exactly the kind of support for your child that we would want if we were sending our children overseas, and in fact, all of our staff have direct, personal experience with boarding schools.
We visit schools regularly and know them inside and out – the atmosphere they offer, the academic and social environment your child will be in - so we know where your child will fit in best.
Choosing the best education for your child leads many families to consider British schools and universities. However, it is not an easy decision to make.
Our team works hard to understand the needs and strengths of your child, match them to the UK boarding school best suited to their needs, and support them throughout their time in the UK.
Academic Families has personal and professional experience with boarding schools. Many of our staff attended boarding schools themselves when they were young or have worked in them. We have all lived overseas and most of us are mothers, so we understand how important it is to find the very best education for every child no matter where that might be in the world.
From our headquarters in Edinburgh to our local staff across the UK, our team regularly visits hundreds of British schools. Our excellent knowledge of the UK education system, accreditation by the Boarding School Association (BSA) and certification from the British Council means we understand UK boarding education from the inside and out, and know how to ensure the best education for each child.
In addition, our guardianship service has been Gold accredited by AEGIS (the Association for the Education and Guardianship of International Students) since 2016 and also by the BSA, so you know, with Academic Families, you're guaranteed to have the best local support anywhere in the UK.
Moreover, our team are trained MHFA Mental Health First Aiders so we are qualified to support our students with any wellbeing and mental health concerns.
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