• Headmasters of the UK’s leading secondary schools will be in Nigeria for an education fair
  • School principals want to seek more partnerships with parents and schools in Nigeria.
  • Fair organizers stated that Nigerian students bring a commendable work ethic.

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In what promises to be the biggest Education Fair of 2023, heads and senior leaders from more than 20 UK boarding schools will visit Lagos this January to “learn what parents are looking for” and develop “partnerships with schools”.

The event tagged as “UK Boarding School Week” will be held at The Wheatbaker Hotel, Ikoyi, Lagos on Saturday 14th January 2023.

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participating schools

The event is organized by Mark Brooks Education in association with the UK Department for International Trade.

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The list includes Aldenham, Badminton, Bishop’s Stortford College, Box Hill School, Cardiff Sixth Form College, CATS Global Schools, Cognita, David Game College and Dean Close.

Others are Dulwich College, Fragomen, Haberdashers’ Monmouth and Malvern St James Girls’ School.

Additionally, MPW Colleges, Nord Anglia Education, St. Andrew’s College, Cambridge, TASIS, Truro High School for Girls and Wycliffe College would be part of the fair.

The report says Dean Close School Principal Bradley Salisbury stated that he hopes the Education Fair, according to her, promises to be remarkable.

Commenting on the high caliber of Nigerian students at his school, Cardiff Sixth Form College, Cambridge Principal Mark Brooks said Nigerian students “bring a work ethic that is very impressive.”

Brooks said:

“They also contribute to the wider university community and are always at the center. Parents are currently planning places for their sons and daughters for September 2024 and beyond. But recently we have had a significant number of inquiries for September admission. of 2023, and even enough for this January. Andy Williams, director of Aldenham, said that “some schools can accommodate people who join immediately.”

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“We would be happy to consider students for a January start on a case-by-case basis.” Box Hill School’s Stuart Ansell spoke in a similar vein. As flexible as possible for early January and short stays. London day schools like Cognita can “take new beginners at any time during the academic year”.

According to the organizers’ statement, the highlight of the event will be a networking reception on Friday evening with guest speaker Ben Llewellyn-Jones, British Deputy High Commissioner to Nigeria.

UK’s biggest boarding schools to storm Nigeria in January to enroll students

Remember that legit.ng reported that around 23 of the UK’s leading boarding schools will visit Nigeria between January to look for talented students to enroll. Schools will reportedly hold sessions with interested parents and students at the Wheatbaker Hotel in Ikoyi, Lagos on Saturday, January 14, 2024.

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The event is tagged UK Boarding School Week.

The event is in association with the UK Department for International Trade and is organized by Mark Brooks Education.

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