Boarding at St Mary’s DSG provides a safe, caring atmosphere ideal for both intellectual and emotional growth.
The aim is to foster a lively, happy community which operates from a stable base where the feeling of belonging to a large family is important. Boarders learn how to live, to work and to play in a community environment, sharing experiences with people of their own age who originate from many different countries and cultural backgrounds.
GENERAL OVERVIEW OF BOARDING LIFE
Boarding is an integral part of life at the school. The boarding house is located on top of the main school building. Boarders enjoy an excellent standard of accommodation, readily available educational and sporting facilities and the chance to enjoy all the opportunities of school life to the full. Perhaps the most important of these opportunities is the time spent building friendships, which will hopefully endure throughout their time at the school and their lives beyond it.
Following are the nine principles upon which boarding at St Mary’s DSG is based.