The school being the UK’s oldest and largest was first established in the year1917 by John Martin Littlejohn who formerly studied with the initiator of osteopathy, Andrew Taylor Still, in the US, and determined to setup a school in the UK to uplift the standards of osteopathic science, thus by exhibiting its efficiency and its potential to the civic.He rendered his services as Dean of the School for 40 years.
Initially, as a small school promoting basic professional training and graduating its students in 1925, the school has undertaken an implausible expedition over the past 100 years. It has been relocated for thrice and now currently active on Borough High Street since 1998. The school integrates not only osteopathic education but also the research and treatment of the patients all over the world.
The BSO offers courses like that of graduation in osteopathy and the post-graduation courses based on part- time and full time basis. The school even has a fundraising promise maintaining all the standards and compiling through the honesty by different benefactors accounting to the school development and thus endorsing healthcare. The BSO research aims that to be a renowned research organization delivering a great healthcare for patients and also by its new researches emerging at national and international standards, meanwhile providing the high quality education to its scholars.