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Boarding at St Hugh’s flourishes, embracing the different boarding needs of parents and pupils alike.

At the core of our boarding remains our weekly boarders who benefit immensely from living together within a friendly, well supported and family-based community.

In addition to this, pupils may choose to be a flexi-boarder. Flexi boarding is designed for pupils to spend between one and three nights per week in the house. This method of boarding is very useful for pupils to ‘get used’ to boarding on a regular basis before weekly boarding.

Our primary aim in boarding is ‘to provide each child with an environment in which he / she can flourish, develop and fulfill their potential whilst staying away from home’.

If you would like your child to begin boarding or have any queries, please contact Mr and Mrs Avery: boarding@st-hughs.co.uk.

Staff

House Parents

Email

Mr Jack Avery
Mrs Jessica Avery
boarding@st-hughs.co.uk

Deputy House Parents

Mr Giles Blanchard
Mrs Anna Blanchard

House Tutors Mr Nick Armitage (Deputy Head)
Mr Jim Towers
Miss Sally Ewins
Mr Joel Rundle
Mrs Elizabeth Rundle
Mrs Jill duPlessis
Miss Tabatha Wood
Mrs Judy Sharifi
Mr Dan Crook
Head Nurse (Nurse Fiona)
Email
Mrs Fiona Lines
nurse@st-hughs.co.uk
Resident House Tutor

Miss Hannah Joseph-Green

Matrons: Non-resident

Email

Mrs Denise Pargeter
Miss Ellie Smith
matrons@st-hughs.co.uk
School Telephone Number 01367 870700
Houseparents 01367 870712
Matrons (Day Room) 01367 870715
Email boarding@st-hughs.co.uk

DAILY ROUTINE

7.15 a.m - Boarders woken by Houseparents

7.45 a.m - Breakfast

8.25 a.m - School begins: registration in form rooms

4.40 p.m - School ends

4.45 p.m - 5.30 p.m - Supervised clubs, activities and free time

5.30 p.m - Supper

6.30 p.m - Supervised prep

7.00 p.m - Prep ends for junior pupils

7.30 p.m - Prep ends for Yr 5, Yr 6, Yr 7 and (on Friday) Yr 8

7.30 p.m - 8.30 p.m - Supervised activities

7.50 p.m - 8.10 p.m - Snacks in the dining room

Boarders then have free time until their bedtimes.

BEDTIMES

The system of bedtimes differs depending on age, the simple principle being that the older the pupil the later the bedtime.

Years 3, 4 Upstairs at 7.30 p.m Lights out at 8.00 p.m
Year 5 Upstairs at 8.00 p.m Lights out at 8.30 p.m
Year 6 Upstairs at 8.15 p.m Lights out at 8.45 p.m
Years 7, 8 Upstairs at 8.45 p.m Lights out at 9.15 p.m

COSTINGS

Please refer to the Admissions section of the website for full details of boarding fees.

PARENTS' BOARDING HANDBOOK

PUPILS' BOARDING HANDBOOK

WEEKLY BOARDING FAQ'S

FLEXI & OPEN BOARDING FAQ'S

FLEXI & OPEN BOARDERS' CHECKLIST

Boarders' behaviour is exemplary and they thrive in the nurturing atmosphere.

Independent Schools Inspectorate