Boarding

Boarding

Welcome to Boarding

St Hilda's School has been offering a caring community life for boarders for more than a century and today, our community comprises 180 girls enrolled from Years 6 to 12. Along with our traditional enrolment of girls from rural Australia, we also have boarders from the Gold Coast and nearby Northern Rivers region of New South Wales. Our international boarders and daughters from expatriate families contribute to our school's diversity and rich cultural fabric.

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Academic Support

Boarders benefit from a range of measures which assist their academic progress at all phases of their educational journey. Fully supervised Prep or study times, after-school tutorials for core subjects and evening tutorial assistance by boarding tutors are just some of the strategies that are in place to provide important academic support for boarders.

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Health and Wellbeing

The St Hilda’s School Health Centre is located in the boarding precinct and staffed by a team of registered nurses, led by the Health Centre Coordinator. Our nursing team is responsible for looking after the physical and emotional wellbeing of all boarding students. Nurses liaise directly with the Head of Boarding and Deputy Head of Boarding in relation to the health of each boarder.

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Food for Thought

Boarding life is busy, exciting and brimming with opportunities to experience new activities and develop new friendships. It is important for boarders to eat well, get plenty of sleep and plan some quiet time each week to ensure they are well-organised for school and co-curricular commitments. Our boarding staff are experienced in assisting girls of all ages to plan their routines and make adaptations when required.

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Meet our Boarding Community

St Hilda's School has been offering a caring community life for boarders for more than a century and today, our community comprises 180 girls enrolled from Years 6 to 12. Along with our traditional enrolment of girls from rural Australia, we also have boarders from the Gold Coast and nearby Northern Rivers region of New South Wales.

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Parent Information

Good communication between parents and their daughters and boarding staff is essential to a happy boarding community. In this area of the website, all the important links and portals for boarding parents is provided, offering easy access to travel and leave documents as well as weekly news and social media links.

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Interested in Boarding

St Hilda’s boarders enjoy the best of both worlds: a wonderfully secure and friendly ‘home’ and a modern school where every girl may discover the enjoyment of learning with others. Boarding is available from Years 6 to 12 with a mix of local, country and international students sharing modern facilities in new or refurbished boarding precincts. If you are interested in boarding for your daughter, please follow the links below.

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