Boarding Aims and Objectives

  • To safeguard and promote the welfare of each boarder by trying to meet your intellectual, emotional, social and physical needs.
  • To provide an environment in which you feel valued and where equality of opportunity exists.
  • To provide a boarding experience that will be complementary to the home experience and wherever possible to nurture a warm, caring, family environment.
  • To promote an atmosphere of tolerance, trust and mutual respect.
  • To provide opportunities for responsibility and leadership.
  • To provide a standard of accommodation that is comfortable and suited to the needs of boarders, according to age and maturity.
  • To establish and maintain supportive links with your parents and guardians.
  • To encourage all boarders to achieve a healthy lifestyle.
  • To acknowledge the right to privacy of boarders and staff within the Boarding House.
  • To ensure there is equality of opportunity and respect for all boarders, regardless of ethnicity, culture, gender or disability.

In accordance with the Independent Schools regulations 2013, our Boarding policy can be viewed below:

Boarding policy

In accordance with the Independent Schools’ Inspectorate’s recommendations, parent can view a copy of the ISI’s latest boarding house inspection report here:

ISI Boarding Inspection Report (March 2014)

Other documents that may be of interest are our Parents’ Guide to Boarding and our Boarders’ handbook:

Parents’ Boarding Handbook

Pupils’ Boarding Handbook