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The Boarding Experience

The Boarding Experience 

Stonar is a traditional British boarding school with an excellent reputation. Nestled within a charming countryside setting is a vibrant, multicultural boarding community. Each House has its own distinctive identity but all share a welcoming, family atmosphere. 
 

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Welcoming boarding community

 

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Vast range of evening and weekend activities

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Stunning 80-acre countryside setting

 

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Educational excellence since 1895

Boarding Enquiry
 

Why Board At Stonar?
 

A high-quality boarding experience in outstanding facilities from Year 5 onwards.

Your child will feel safe and cared for as part of our boarding family because their happiness and wellbeing is every bit as important as their academic progress. The relaxed, fun environment means pupils feel free to be themselves. A mixed age profile develops resilience and a sense of responsibility for peers, the school and the world.
 

Stonar’s rural setting is valued and provides a tranquil learning environment.

There is, however, a microcosm of the wider world within the school. In our boarding community, pupils learn and benefit from the basis of respect. Living with other people means that every child joins a diverse school family and learns to interact with different backgrounds and cultures, developing global perspectives. 


We strive to nurture our boarders so they achieve their full potential academically and pastorally.

We have a good routine and homework is done at the same time each evening, with support from duty tutors if needed. Stonar truly is a home-from-home in which your child will derive a sense of individuality and belonging.

At first, I was a bit nervous to board as it was my first time away from home. However, the amazing boarding staff made me feel very welcome and were always there if I needed them."

Georgie

Two boarding boys sat happily in their boarding house garden

Pastoral Care



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Houses



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Forces Families


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Activities



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Virtual Tour

Explore our 80 acre rural campus.

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