After School & Weekends
After lessons on weekdays, Junior School boarders are encouraged to take part in the extensive clubs and activities programme on offer to all junior pupils, before cooked supper and then supervised homework. Weekends can be a fruitful time too; there is a popular boarders’ activities programme every Saturday morning, at school or further afield.
Recent Saturday morning activities at school have included workshops in art and craft, pottery, drama, cookery, sport and a technology challenge. Activities beyond school have included ten pin bowling, a leisure pool swim, mountain biking, an adventurous walk, and visits to a dry ski slope, the cinema, and Leeds Castle grounds and maze.
On Saturday afternoons boarders can go shopping in Canterbury under age-appropriate supervision or relax at the boarding house before ‘movie night’ on Saturday evenings. On Sundays boarders can enjoy the school’s ample recreational facilities and take off-site trips, with recent examples include sea fishing, archery, canoeing, and fun on the beach.