Boarding schools debated
Julie Robinson, general secretary of the Independent Schools Council, and psychotherapist Professor Joy Schaverien, author of Boarding School Syndrome.
Boarding schools: bastions of Britishness or cruel separation?
In his new book, ‘Stiff Upper Lip’, the journalist, Alex Renton describes his torment at being sent away to board at the age of just eight. But he also documents the years of physical and sexual abuse that he says he suffered in school.