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Home Boarding

Home Boarding

In addition to the conventional option of full boarding, The Leys offers Home Boarding, giving pupils from local families the best of both worlds: pupils participate in boarding routines, eating supper in school, completing homework and taking part in evening activities, before going home at around 8.30pm.

They are, to all intents and purposes, boarders and fully fledged members of the boarding houses, balancing busy school lives with quality family time. For Home Boarders the school day starts at 8:20 am with house registration, and ends between 8:15 and 9:00 pm.

Hear more about the benefits of this unique offering from staff, pupils and parents in the video below.

Home Boarding at The Leys

Sample Timetable of a Lower Sixth Home Boarder
Time Event
08:20 Registration
08:35 Private Study
09:30 Business Studies
10:20 Morning Break
10:50 Private Study
11:45 Geography
12:35 Lunch
13:35 Registration
14:00 Games
16:30 Activities
18:20 Supper
19:15 Study
20:15 Study/Activity
21:00 Home
You get the best of both worlds. You're very much part of the boarding community but you also get to see your family every evening and sleep in your own bed.
Jemaira V - Sixth Form Home Boarder

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Sample Timetables

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