A Day in the Life of a Boarder

A Day in the Life of a Boarder

Weekdays

Time

Action

6:30am

Early breakfast for boarders who have early commitments.

7am

Wake up

7am-7:45am (Monday at 7:25am)

Breakfast is served in the dining hall. Boarders either make or order their lunch. On Monday mornings, there is a house meeting in the dining hall. Compulsory attendance and notices are given out. Click here for a sample menu of the meals at Tibbs House.

8:20am (Monday at 8am)

Inspection. Rooms checked for tidiness and boarders inform Master on duty of their plans/location after school

8:30am

Juniors depart for School

8:45am

Latest that Seniors can remain at Tibbs House

9am-3:15pm

Boarders attend School

3:15pm-5:15pm

Boarders have leisure time after School; relaxing at Tibbs House, training, competition games, tutoring, etc...

5:15pm

Dinner service starts.

5:45pm

Dinner service ends and evening notices are given to boarders in Dining Hall. Saved teas available throughout evening (for students returning late).

5:45pm-7pm

Leisure time and/or recreational activities offered by Tutor

7pm-8:45pm

Prep (with a short break between 7:45-8pm). Click here for more information on Prep and why it is so important for Tibbs House boarders to use it

8:45pm

Prep ends and supper is served

8:45pm-9:15pm

Wind-down time before lights out procedure begins

9:15pm

Form 3 and 4 into bed, side lights on, devices off and away in centrally located device safe

9:30pm

Form 3 and 4 lights out, Form 5 into bed, side lights on, devices off and away

9:45pm

Form 5 lights out, Form 6 into bed, side lights on, devices off and away

10pm

Form 6 lights out, Form 7 into bed, side lights on, devices off and away

10:30pm

Form 7 lights out

 

Weekends

Time

Action

6:30am

Early breakfast available for boarders who have early practices etc

Saturday 7:30am / Sunday 8:30am

Wake up

Saturday 7:30am-8am / Sunday 8:30am-9am

Breakfast is served in the dining hall. Boarders inform Duty Master of their plans/location for the morning

8am-12:25pm

Informal inspection of rooms. Boarders either at weekend sporting events or at leisure around hostel

12:25pm-1pm

Lunch - Attendance roll is taken and boarders inform Duty Master of their plans/location for the afternoon.

1pm-5:25pm

Boarders at leisure in afternoon. Sunday - weekend activity departs (coordinated by Duty Master)

5:15pm

Dinner service starts and the roll is taken. Notices are given to boarders in Dining Hall. Saved teas are available throughout evening (for students returning late).

6pm onwards

Leisure time and/or recreational activities offered by Tutor

Saturday at 7pm

Weekend movie starts in TV Room

Sunday from 7:30pm-8:45pm

Prep. All boarders must be back at Tibbs House by 8pm on Sunday night.

8:45pm

Prep ends and supper is served.

8:45-9:15pm

Wind-down time before lights out procedure begins

9:15pm

Form 3 and 4 into bed, side lights on, devices off and away in centrally located device safe

9:30pm

Form 3 and 4 lights out, Form 5 into bed, side lights on, devices off and away

9:45pm

Form 5 lights out, Form 6 into bed, side lights on, devices off and away

10pm

Form 6 lights out, Form 7 into bed, side lights on, devices off and away

10:30pm

Form 7 lights out