Guidance

Boarding schools: national minimum standards

Guidance on national minimum standards to safeguard and promote the welfare of children at boarding schools.

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This guidance is for:

  • school leaders
  • school staff

It applies to:

  • local-authority-maintained schools
  • independent mainstream boarding schools

It contains a statement of national minimum standards for boarding schools providing accommodation for children.

Residential special schools: national minimum standards’ guidance is also available.