A Day in the Life


A Typical Weekday of a Boarder at Don House

 

Time

Activity

7.00am

Wake Up

Breakfast commences in the dining Room and is compulsory for Year 9-11. All boarders must wear uniform to breakfast.

7.45am

Year 9-11 must vacate the dining room.

8.00am

Year 12-13 must vacate the dining room.

All laundry to be out.

8.15am

Inspection. Check duties completed. Wednesday – House meeting.

8.40am

Movement to school bell. All boarders must vacate dorms.

1.20pm

Lunch commences in the dining room

3.15pm

End of school.

Collect laundry.

Gated boys report to office for duty.

Free time – all boys are encouraged to partake in extra-curricular activities such as music and sport.

Town Leave except for Y9 and 10.

5.30pm

Dinner commences in the dining room.

6.30pm

Prep commences in prep rooms.

7.30pm

Prep finishes.

House activities in the evenings run by duty staff. Games like dodgeball or basketball in the gymnasium, swimming in the pool or spotlight around the grounds.

9.15pm

Bed time – Year 9

9.30pm

Bed time – Year 10

9.45pm

Bed time – Year 11

10.00pm

Bed time – Year 12 & 13

Weekends vary from the above programme to allow more free time and organised hostel activities, as well as boys sporting commitments.

Packed lunch is provided on both Saturdays and Sundays.