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Wraparound Care

A unique aspect of the education on offer at The Royal is our extended school day. This is where all pupils take part in mandatory after-school activities from 4-5pm as part of our enrichment programme to encourage and develop sporting, artistic and leadership skills in readiness for the future.

The school day begins at 8.20am for all sections of the school and teaching ends at 3.45pm. Most pupils, in both Primary and Secondary, remain for the ‘enrichment programme’ from 4-5pm, Monday to Thursday. This is compulsory for Senior pupils and provides sporting, cultural, aesthetic and academic activities which are central to the ethos of the school to broaden and develop ‘the whole person’. Pupils who do not want to be part of this kind of activity should not apply.

We also offer additional ‘wraparound care’ for those families who require their children to arrive at school before the school day begins, or remain with us beyond 5pm. This may include breakfast for your child; supervised homework time after 5pm, or even a hot evening meal along with our full-time boarders.

Wraparound Care is available for all pupils from Reception to Year 11 and can include occasional overnight accommodation from Year 7 upwards, if required.

Download options and fees for Wraparound Care


Flexibility – we have packages available for flexi boarding which might suit busy families where both parents work late or where parents may want some time away.

3 night stays mid-week for £135

3 night weekend stay which includes an activity for £155

Single night £55

Routine – structured evenings including a supervised prep, evening activities and a good bedtime routine ensuring our boarders are well rested for the next day.

Enrichment – our boarding houses are incredibly diverse and act as an opportunity for boarders to experience cultures from all around the world. The nurturing environment helps them develop socially and helps prepare them for life after school.

Family – We have a strong family ethos here at The Royal School, strengthened by our fantastic and experienced staff and their own families including our much-loved Harry (4) and Thomas (1) who have all the boarders in the palm of their hands.

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