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Daily Boarding Life

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The daily routine for a boarder provides a balance between studies, recreation and relaxation. As the program below outlines, the days are busy but productive and allow the boarders to incorporate interest areas within their daily routine.

Typical week-day program

7:15am  Woken, shower and dress

8:00am  Breakfast in the dining room

8:40am  Dismissed from the boarding house

8:45am - 3:25pm  Normal school program, morning tea and lunch in the dining room

3:25pm - 4:00pm  Afternoon tea

4:00pm - 5:30pm  Recreation, activities, relaxation

5:15pm - 6:00pm  1st Study period. (Years 7 - 12)

6:00pm - 7:00pm  Dinner in dining room

7:00pm - 8:00pm  2nd Study period. (Years 7 - 12)

8:05pm - 9:00pm  3rd Study period. (Years 11 -12) Juniors: supper and free time

9:00pm  Seniors: supper and free time.

9:15pm  Years 7 & 8 to bed - ready for bed

9.30pm - Years 7 & 8 - lights out

9:30pm Years 9 & 10 - ready for bed

9:45pm Years 9 & 10 - lights out

9:45pm Year 11 - ready for bed

10:00pm Year 11 - lights out

10:15pm Year 12 ready for bed

10:30pm Year 12 - lights out

Whilst the program is structured to provide a focus on academic achievement balanced with appropriate recreation time, it is also flexible allowing time for students to participate in the range of activities that is offered in Hamilton. These include football training, basketball, netball, dance, music and a range of other activities.

For more detailed information refer to the Boarding Handbook.