Modern boarding near London

Boarding is a wonderful opportunity for students to develop their independence and grow as individuals. Boarders enjoy a warm welcoming home from home with the support and facilities to excel. Each House is like its own community, with dedicated staff and plenty of opportunities to socialise.
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Modern boarding for girls and boys

  • Set in 65 acres of Berkshire parkland in the town of Reading, 25 minutes from London
  • Full and weekly boarding
  • Flexi-boarding is the option to stay for a minimum of two nights each week (subject to availability)
  • Single-sex boarding accommodation in Senior Houses (Year 9 upwards)
  • New junior boarding (Years 7 and 8) accommodation opened 2021
  • Comfortable single study bedrooms for Sixth Formers
  • Shared rooms for younger students, with their own space to study
  • A balance of organised and free time at the weekends, with prep time, co-curricular activities and trips

Learn more about the Houses

Fryer House (Year 7 & 8)

Our junior boarding house provides a nurturing, kind family-feel home for our 11 and 12 year old boarders
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Reckitt House (Senior girls)

Home to our 65 senior boarding girls, Reckitt is located near the sports fields and surrounded by oak trees
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School House (Senior boys)

Home to our 65 senior boarding boys, School House is located near the restaurant and 25m indoor swimming pool
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Hear from our boarders

Our boarding students are a wonderful bunch. Browse our individual videos to meet some of them.
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See inside our boarding houses

Girls chilling on the bed with computer

“Being a boarder gave me a more involved school experience. At university I find myself talking about school and 'house life' with an affection that is obviously alien to so many other people.”

A Previous Boarder

Hear from our boarders
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We have 38 boarding student videos so you can hear the perspectives of students in different year groups and from different countries.

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Boarding at Leighton Park School

Three Meals a Day

Healthy eating is high on our agenda across the school, but particularly for boarders who have so many of their meals with us. We believe that giving students nourishing, balanced meals and a wide variety of choice will set them up for whatever the day holds.

Breakfast, lunch and dinner are served in our Oakview restaurant every day, catering to all dietary and cultural requirements.

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Berkshire, UK
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