Introduction to Battle Abbey School
There are few places to board more unique than the Abbey, built on the site of the Battle of Hastings. The rolling fields of the Sussex countryside and elegance of the school buildings ensure an experience that all our boarders remember for the rest of their lives. Boarding at Battle Abbey School enables boarders to become a member of a caring, close-knit international community. This not only broadens horizons but also facilitates life-long friendships around the world.
Full-time boarding allows children to enjoy the full range of activities and support on offer in the boarding house. This includes help with their studies, pastoral care and a complete, enriching activity programme.
Sixth Form Boarding
Becoming a ‘Sixth Former’ marks an important moment in the life of any young person. It is the point when they can truly start the transition from school to university or the world of work. Sixth Form boarding has many advantages in this regard. Boarding in general is rich in the range of opportunities and activities on offer, however, in the Sixth Form there is an even greater emphasis on developing independence and leadership. Living on site also gives better access to teachers, resources and Art & Music facilities (amongst others) and high numbers of boarders go on to excel at top universities in the UK and beyond once they have left the Abbey.