Weekend Activities


The 21st century demands a lot from students. At Farringtons, our 21st-century boarding programme offers a unique solution: a perfect blend of escape and engagement to help students thrive.

Beyond the Classroom: Adventures Await

After classes wrap up at 3.50pm, the fun for our boarders is just beginning. As well as supporting dedicated prep time to ensure academic success, we also offer a number of extra-curricular activities for boarders to participate in.

Evenings Packed with Possibilities

Each evening offers a variety of exciting options designed to broaden our boarders’ horizons in sports, academics, and culture. Not to mention our indoor swimming pool, gym, or  impressive 9-screen video wall in Ferens Hall, which is perfect for movie nights. We’ve had huge successes with our themed dinner nights, with our talented catering team going all out to create delicious culinary adventures for each theme.

Nurturing Wellbeing: Body, Mind, and Spirit

From baking in our Food and Nutrition classrooms to playing football in our grounds, we ensure our boarders’ wellbeing is nurtured. With Scadbury Nature Reserve bordering the school grounds, providing a beautiful space for relaxation and exploration.

Weekend Getaways: Exploring London’s Doorstep

In addition weekends offer even more excitement, with the opportunity to explore the amazing perks of being located near London. Previous trips have included a variety of activities, such as:

At Farringtons, we believe in a well-rounded education that goes beyond the classroom. Our 21st-century boarding programme provides students with the escape, engagement, and endless opportunities they need to thrive in today’s world.

"I love all the trips that we have on the weekends. I enjoyed going to the cinema to watch the Matilda musical, at Christmas we went to the Elf musical, and we have been bowling – the trips on offer are amazing." Maria - previous pupil

Saturday 5th October 2024

For all families who are interested in finding out more about our Early Years, Prep School and Senior School. During the morning you will have the opportunity to explore our superb facilities (guided by one of our current pupils), hear from the Head, listen to a pupil Q&A (Senior School sessions only), talk to our dedicated team of teachers and view the inspiring educational and co-curricular activities available to your child.