Newtown School

Boarding & Dining

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Newtown School is a co-educational boarding and day school. Boarding facilities are offered on a three weekly basis. Some students may opt for weekly boarding. Occasional boarding is also available if space permits allowing day students the opportunity to stay in the school for a short period of time. Day students have the opportunity to become day boarders and remain in school until after evening prep thus allowing them to take a full part in all aspects of school life.

Our boarding houses are much more than the place where a student sleeps. It represents their life outside the academic side of the school – a home from home, a place of safety and security, a place of fun and camaraderie.

Boarding in Newtown School

Great importance is attached to the creation of a friendly, close-knit community in which young people can settle, make firm friendships, feel at home and thrive.

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Nest building at Newtown School

There are two residences, Annamaur (girls) and Arnold Marsh (boys). Accommodation is mostly in dorms but there are also twin and single rooms. There is a common room in both houses. Residential staff have rooms in the residences. Non-residential teaching staff are also involved in residential duties on a rota basis.

A designated residential staff member is assigned to each year group. There is always a staff  member is on duty when students are in the boarding houses.

Students decorate their dorms with posters and pictures and bring their personal belongings to create a homely environment for themselves.

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Caring for the health of boarders and day scholars

Dining at Newtown School

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Christmas lunch at Newtown School

Our dedicated and professional catering staff provide nutritious meals for our day and boarder students. Our chefs cater for a variety of diets and, where practicable, can accommodate special dietary needs.

 

 

 

“Something else I miss about Newtown is the best array of soups, and the best chicken curry in the world! – Ann Barry Music teacher currently on a career break to complete a Phd in the US”
 
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