The London Parents' Forum is Bonas MacFarlane's programme of talks, lectures and workshops.

The Forum gives parents unique access to the leading thinkers and most respected heads in British and US education.

Recent and upcoming London Parents' Forum events are listed here:

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US UNIVERSITIES & COVID19

Online Event - Wednesday 22 July, 10:30am 

This online event is designed to help British and international students who are applying to or starting at US universities this autumn. This is a unique opportunity to get your questions answered by an admissions director from one of the US universities most popular with international students.

London Parents Forum events are free but we ask all attendees to register in advance.

Speaker:

  • Lisa Mortini, International Admissions, NYU

Chaired by Charles Bonas, Founder, Bonas MacFarlane

Topics covered :

  • How will COVID19 impact students at US universities this Fall?
  • Should 2020 entrants defer for a year?
  • How safe is it to study in the US?
  • Will admissions officers make allowances for lockdown when judging applications?
  • Will there be fewer international applicants this year?

The London Parents Forum is organised by Bonas MacFarlane in partnership with the Independent Schools Show.

SENIOR SCHOOL ADMISSIONS 

Online Event - Thursday 25 June 10:45am 

Schools are closed but admissions have not stopped. This online event for parents was an opportunity to understand how open days, school tours, interviews/assessments and registration are working under the current circumstances, and to remind parents that they need to be mindful of the fast approaching deadlines.

CATCH UP - watch the recording 

Speakers:

  • James Dahl, Master of Wellington College
  • Dr Andy Mayfield, Director of Admissions, St Paul's School
  • William Petty, Director, Bonas MacFarlane

Topics covered - the impact of lockdown on:

  • Admissions Deadlines
  • Open Days
  • School Visits
  • Interviews & Assessments
  • Intakes for 2020 and 2021

The London Parents Forum is organised by Bonas MacFarlane in partnership with the Independent Schools Show.

RECEPTION ADMISSIONS - HOW TO KEEP AHEAD IN LOCKDOWN

Online Event - Tuesday 16 June 10:30am 

Admissions have not stopped. This online event will help parents to understand how the leading London Nurseries and Pre-Prep/Prep Schools are managing the admissions processes for Reception 2020 and 2021 during lockdown.

CATCH UP - watch the recording 

Speakers:

  • Sebastian Hepher - Principal, Eaton Square School
  • Lucinda Byron Evans - Head Teacher, Young England Kindergartens
  • William Petty - Director, Bonas Macfarlane

Topics to be covered - the impact of lockdown on:

  • Admissions Deadlines
  • Open Days
  • School Visits
  • Interviews & Assessments
  • Intakes for 2020 and 2021

The London Parents Forum is organised by Bonas MacFarlane in partnership with the Independent Schools Show.

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