In Fraser Youens House we offer a range of weekly activities.
Many students will play table tennis and football, a variety of board games, pool, watch television, and use the IT facilities during their free time after school. We have a programme of organised activities for junior and senior boys.
After school there is a wide range of activities organised for Junior boys (such as Drama, Soccer, Badminton, Cooking, Cricket, Touch Rugby, Swimming, etc) and all boys are expected to participate fully.
Mon - Thurs 5.15-6.00pm (Years 7-9) .
The senior boys have use of the sports hall Monday to Thursday for supervised activities which may inclusde football, basketball and badminton.
Monday -Thursday 6.00-7.00pm, Years 11-13
Tuesday - Wednesday 6.00-7.00pm Years 9-11
Tuesday - Wednesday 9.00-10.00pm Years 12-13
Senior boys also have the use of the Fitness Suite 5.15 - 7.00pm and 9.00pm - 10.00pm
Whole House Activities
We run a variety of house tournaments through the year including football, dodgeball, touch rugby, softball and cricket. All boarders are expected to take part and compete in mixed age teams.
Swimming: Tuesday and Thursday between 6.00pm-7.00pm
Friday Sports Hall use: mixed activity 8.00-9.30pm
Weekend (Full Boarding) Activities
Saturday Sports Hall use: mixed activity 2.00-4.00pm
Sunday Sports Hall use: mixed activity 2.00-4.00pm
Fitness Suite: Fridays 6.00pm -10.00pm, Saturday and Sunday 8.30am-10.00pm.
(Years 10-13 only, upon completion of induction)
Boarding weekend activities include trips to Longridge Activity Centre, the Natural History Museum for ice-skating, Rush Trampolining, Paintballing, theatre and cinema trips.
Main School sports practices run at lunchtime and after school. The days will vary depending on your son’s age group and could vary each week; he will be able to inform you on which day he is training.
There are also a variety of school clubs that run both at lunch and after school. These include Chess, Warhammer, Astronomy and a number of other clubs.
Music lessons take place both in the Main School Music Department and in the House itself. Times vary depending on music teacher. Boys have access to school music facilities after school until 6.00pm. They can practice in the House or Dining Room extension from 8.00-8.30am, 4.00-7.00pm and 9.00-10.00pm, dependent on age and musical instrument.