Principles of Boarding

Boarding at Witham Hall aims to:

Promote positive social interaction and sensitivity towards others;

Promote cooperation within the boarding community;

Boost each child’s self-confidence and independence;

Encourage more efficient personal organisational skills;

Foster a sense of personal worth so that all boarders feel valued within the community;

Encourage pupils to make and keep friends and learn the value and joy of friendship;

Teach children to be responsible for their own health and hygiene;

Encourage a sense of responsibility;

Foster a respect for others, their property and the boarding community as a whole;

Prepare boarders for boarding life at Senior School.