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HIEDA/BSA – Supporting boarders with anxiety

3rd October 2023 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm

  • Date: 03 October 2023 
  • Time: 10:30am – 12:30pm
  • Venue: Zoom (online) – seminar


Course outline

Boarders across all age groups encounter a number of challenges at various stages of their development. Boarding schools aim to develop independent, caring, responsible young people but the journey can sometimes be bumpy. This seminar aims to cover some of the most common challenges facing young people and practical approaches to overcoming them.

Training topics will include:

  • Anxiety and its causes
  • Homesickness
  • Body image
  • Unhealthy coping strategies
  • Strategies to reduce anxiety and support those in need.

Learning outcomes:

  • To understand the causes of anxiety in young people at various stages in their development.
  • To learn how to identify the signs of low level anxiety
  • To be able to develop strategies for young people to reduce anxiety


  • Member Rate: £110
  • Affiliate Member Delegate Fee: £165
  • Non-member Rate: £220*

*If you would like to become a member and access discounted rates for Hieda CPD and events, please click here.

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Rosie McManus RSCN, Dip HR (Child), BSc (Hons), MSc (Law), Head of Boarding, St John’s College School

Trained at Great Ormond Street Hospital for Sick Children Rosie came to school nursing in the independent sector 16 years ago. With a passion for boarding pastoral and health care Rosie has developed an interest in the understanding and development of the health needs of boarding school students. Passionate about the nurse’s role in the delivery of the PSHE curriculum, Rosie is currently the Head of Boarding at St John’s College School, she has a Masters in Medical Ethics and Law, is a NUCO trainer and has a keen interest in the development of the school nurse role.


Lee Glaser, Director, Hieda and Group Services Director, BSA Group

Lee has extensive experience in pastoral care. Prior to becoming Headmaster and CEO at Taunton School in Somerset he was the School’s Deputy Head which involved leading the pastoral team and being the Designated Safeguarding Lead. Outstanding support for student and staff wellbeing has always been at the heart of his approach and the School was recently shortlisted for a TES Award for excellence in this area.

Lee has always worked closely with the School’s medical team which provided excellent support to the community, particularly during the COVID pandemic. He is excited to be supporting HIEDA members in delivering the highest quality of care in their own environments.


3rd October 2023
10:30 am - 12:30 pm


Health in Education Association