Try Boarding Night (Sunday 30th May to Thursday 3 June)

 Sign up for Try boarding

(NOTE: Sunday and Monday try boarding evenings are now full)

What to expect for your Try Boarding Evening:

Your son is to arrive at the front of the Boarding School by 5:00pm on your confirmed evening. He will then experience an evening as a boarder and the following day he will shadow one of our year 9 boarders throughout a typical school day. You can pick your son up any time from 3:00pm that afternoon. Please see a more detailed programme below. If you are new to the College and would like a tour then meet at the Boarding School at 4:30pm. 


Programme for each Try boarding Night



4:00 to 5:00pm

Boys arrive at the Boarding School, unpack and set up beds




Night Prayers

6:45 to 8:15pm

Study (Mass on Sunday which you are welcome to attend)

8:15 to 9:00pm 

Free time, access to the gym and supper

9:00 to 9:15pm

Bedtime prep all electronic devices handed in

9:15 to 9:30pm

Quiet time reading

9:30 pm

Lights out


6:45am to 8:00am

Breakfast and prep for the day 

Pick up your son from The boarding house if not attending the day school



8:45am to 3:00pm

OPTIONAL Your son shadows a year 9 boarder through a typical School Day. (Morning tea and lunch provided).

3:00pm : 5:00pm

Pick up your son from The boarding house



  • Their current school uniform
  • What they would normally need for a typical day at school
  • Two towels
  • Gym Shoes
  • PE Shorts and T Shirt
  • Pyjamas or suitable equivalent
  • Toiletries
  • Change of clothing
  • Warm Jacket 
  • Sleeping bag or Duvet, fitted and top sheet
  • Pillow
  • Drink bottle


If you would like to secure a spot on one of the try boarding evenings please fill in this google form.








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