16 April 21
This week, our boarders were able to make the most of the recent relaxation in coronavirus restrictions, and enjoyed a day of climbing and water sports at Grafham Water. They also enjoyed a pizza making session in the Vege Centre!
17 March 21
We had great fun this weekend in the boarding house making bubble tea. Originating in Taiwan, bubble tea is made with chewy tapioca balls and in a variety of different flavours! Our boarders also enjoyed the spring sunshine playing football in the grounds.
16 October 20
Last night we held a Boarders Quiz in the school theatre. Lots of boarders joined in and competition was fierce! Picture rounds included “identify the badly drawn film poster”, “celebrity mashups”, “logos” and “name the biscuit”! It was a tightly fought race with Team Kiwi coming out on top with 39.5 points – Well done…
18 September 20
During lockdown Maggie in Year 10 (IV Group) produced some beautiful artwork when she was at home in China. Her series on Plants & Humans is being printed and produced to display in the boarding house this term. Amazing work Maggie!
18 September 20
This week boarders in Arundale Boarding House enjoyed a waffle night together. Houseparent Cecilia is famous at St Chris for her amazing waffles, and our boarders, new and old, enjoyed getting together after school to enjoy a sweet treat.
14 September 20
This weekend our boarders enjoyed some late summer sunshine on a trip to the Cambridge University Botanic Garden. The Garden holds a collection of over 8,000 plant species from all over the world to facilitate teaching and research, and has dedicated autumn and winter gardens which means they are a beautiful place to visit at…
18 June 20
Our boarders have been meeting up regularly for an online boarding social. Each week there is a special guest – this week we had our fabulous Gap students Natalie and Georgie calling all the way from Australia and New Zealand. It’s a great chance to socialise, see each other’s faces and catch up with…
11 May 20
Last Friday boarders from both of our boarding houses joined houseparents, resident tutors, GAP students and senior members of staff for a stay at home street party from their houses all around the world! The event started with the chance to chat and ask questions of members of staff, and a chance to catch up…
7 May 20
We are having a Boarders’ Stay at Home Street Party on Friday, 8 May from 1.00 pm, tying in with VE Day celebrations. Here is the MS Teams outline of events: Rich introduces and talks about boarding in the future and answers questions Boarding house staff each give a piece of advice during lockdown Boarders…
6 December 19
Last night in the boarding houses our Christmas extravaganza began! We all got together and decorated the house Christmas trees after school, so we are all feeling very festive now! As a special Christmas treat Arundale had a boarding house outing to Nandos (boarder’s request!) for a festive feast, and the older students in Arunside…