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ARGYLE HOUSE

HAMILTON BOYS’ HIGH SCHOOL’S BOARDING HOSTEL ARGYLE HOUSE is hosting an OPEN DAY

Thursday 8 March 2018

10.00am - 2.00pm

34 Argyle Street

HAMILTON

Phone: 07 853 0437

Email: argyle@hbhs.school.nz

Programme:

10.00 a.m.           Morning tea will be available on your arrival in the Hostel dining room.

10.30 a.m.           We invite you to meet and listen to the Head of Boarding, Mr Murray McKenzie on hostel life and the application process. Headmaster, Mrs Susan Hassall. Senior Master and Dean of Boarding, Mr Toti West on monitoring academic performance, behaviour at school and student leadership. Junior Curriculum Co-ordinator, Mrs Heather Entwisle on subject choices and options. Deputy Headmaster, Mr Nigel Hotham on sporting opportunities. Head of Health & Physical Wellbeing Faculty, Mr Todd Miller on the Elite Sport programme. Director of Arts and Culture, Mr James Sutherland. Head Prefect Reuben Hurliman and Junior Boarding students.

11.15 a.m.           Tours of the Hostel and School, escorted by Year 9 students from Argyle House.

12.40 p.m.           Lunch in Hostel Dining Room.

1.20 p.m.             Tours of the Hostel and School continue.

2.00 p.m.             Open Day concludes.

 

Hostel applications for Year 9 in 2019 close on Friday 6 April 2018

Have you Considered ‘Argyle House’ for your Son’s Future Educational, Cultural and Sporting Opportunities?

Argyle House offers:

  • Modern comfortable accommodation for 170 Year 9 to Year 13 boys.
  • Seven Masters (ALL teaching at HBHS), three Assistant Masters. One week day Matron residing on-site; one weekend Matron residing off-site.
  • Three Masters each evening to supervise Prep.
  • Year 12 and some Year 13 boys are accommodated in motel-unit-type accommodation with their own ensuite and attached Prep. facilities.  Single room self-contained accommodation at the Grove adjacent to the school for 27 Year 13 students only.
  • Years 11, 10 and 9 boys are accommodated in the Dorm Block with each dormitory divided into cubicles.
  • Head Chef and catering assistants to provide nutritious and varied meals.
  • WiFi access to internet under BYOD policy. Desktop computer facilities available in the junior prep room linked through school network. Chrome Books provided for senior prep in the Dining Room.
  • Tutoring assistance.
  • Large Common rooms with excellent recreational facilities
  • 20 hectares of school grounds for additional recreational games and activities.

 

Argyle House has vacancies for 2019 and beyond for all Year levels.

Visit our website:  www.hbhs.school.nz