Sleepover schools

9th May 1997 at 01:00
Boarding schools should be known as sleepover schools to counter their outdated image in an unsympathetic press, Ros McCarthy, head of Cobham Hall School, Kent, told the Boarding Schools Association conference this week. She cited the example of Heath Mount, a Hertfordshire prep school, which had introduced sleepovers one night a week for younger pupils and gained 70 converts to boarding.

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