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Information and Fees

Modern boarding is a flexible option – as do many state boarding schools, we offer weekly as well as termly and some day boarding.  Read about current boarding parents' experiences - click here to read their testimonials.

Fees:

For 2016-17, the fees for the boarding house are as follows:

  • Weekly Boarding: £4,192 per term (£12,576 per annum)
  • Full Boarding: £4,724 per term (£14,172 per annum)

(Siblings – full fee for the first child, then 3% discount for subsequent siblings)

Payments are made termly, in advance.

Daily Fees:

Accommodation for short term boarding due to family circumstances can be authorised by the Head of Boarding if a place is available.  A daily fee is charged for this.  Please contact the Head of Boarding for further details.

PARENTS WISHING TO APPLY FOR A BOARDING PLACE IN YEAR 7 ARE REQUIRED TO COMPLETE AN RGS BOARDING REGISTRATION FORM.  THIS IS AVAILABLE FROM THE ADMISSIONS OFFICE 01494 551422 or by email.

Inspections

You can view our latest Ofsted report (March 2013)

As part of drive to ensure that we offer the very best for our boarders in Fraser Youens House we work closely with other boarding schools. Oftsed Inspections are normally three years apart and therefore we felt that that it would be good to have a peer review from another school. As close neighbours and State Boarding Schools with a similar constituency, Reading School and RGS High Wycombe have worked together since 2012 to review best practice, explore areas for improvement, offer quality assurance and staff development through mutual observation. We have also visited several other state and independent boarding schools to look at best practice and try to incorporate this into our boarding offer. We asked Reading School to produce a report based on the National Minimum Standards for Boarding and an Ofsted style report. We did a similar report for Reading several years ago.

RGS High Wycombe Peer Review for Boarding 21-22 January 2016

Policies and Guidance:

The following documents about Boarding at the Royal Grammar School are available as PDF documents, by clicking the links below:

For policies and procedures relating to the whole school please refer to the Policies and Procedures page.

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