Growing up is hard to do Premium

13 February 2014 | by Isabel de Bertodano

More and more boarding schools are embracing the benefits of co-education. But what happens when romance blossoms between pupils? Isabel de Bertodano reports When two pupils vanished from Stonyhurst College in the middle of the night last month, it was the scenario every boarding-school head dreads. Not only was the school extremely worried about the pair, but it was also a PR nightmare, with the story featuring in many newspapers. It quickly became clear that the teenagers, Edward Bunyan and Indira Gainiyeva, had flown to the Caribbean and were staying in the Dominican Republic, from where they were retrieved by their parents a week later. However, the case raises questions about how boarding schools deal with the problems that arise when teenagers live alongside each other, far from th

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