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Important Dates:

Open Day                                  Thursday 7 March 2019

Yr 9 Notification by                  Friday 24 May 2019

Yr 10-13 Enrolments Close     Monday 16 September 2019

 

ARGYLE HOUSE

HAMILTON BOYS’ HIGH SCHOOL’S BOARDING HOSTEL

Is hosting an

OPEN DAY

Thursday 7 March 2019

10.00am - 2.00pm

34 Argyle Street

HAMILTON

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. Dean of Boarding: Mr Jeremy Quigley on monitoring academic performance. Senior Master: Mr Mita Graham on behaviour at school and student leadership. Junior Curriculum Co-ordinator: Ms Caitlyn Brown 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: Ms Jamieson Hudson. Argyle Head Prefect: Hakaraia Richards-Coxhead, and Junior Boarding students.

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

12.30 p.m.         Lunch in Hostel Dining Room.

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

2.00 p.m.            Open Day concludes.

 

Hostel applications for Year 9 in 2020 close on Friday 5 April 2019

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), four 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.
  • 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 2020 and beyond for all Year levels.

We look forward to meeting you on Thursday 7 March 2019.

 

Enquiries to Mr Murray McKenzie (Head of Boarding) argyle@hbhs.school.nz

Visit our website:  www.hbhs.school.nz