Rydal Penrhos Community
Headmaster Simon Smith hosts special Boarders' Barbecue

Headmaster Simon Smith hosts special Boarders' Barbecue

Headmaster Simon Smith welcomed boarding pupils and staff to his Heathfield home for a special Boarders’ Barbecue on Sunday, May 20.

The guests were treated to a lavish spread courtesy of Rydal Penrhos’ new catering providers Holroyd Howe, which also included salad and a vegan option.

The school’s boarding community socialised and enjoyed another beautiful evening on the North Wales coast and this the latest prominent event put on as part of the boarding life experience at Rydal Penrhos, which have been implemented with a view to enhancing the overall experience of each pupil throughout their time within the RP community.

There a huge number of examples of such events thanks to Rydal Penrhos’ thriving Weekend Activities programme, while boarders’ also participate in weekly sporting fixtures, trips and the all-important house competitions.

They are also given plenty of time to reflect and immerse themselves in their respective studies, with staff on hand at any given time to lend support and advice when needed.

Attention will now turn to this weekend’s Speech Day festivities, and a host of things are also planned as part of Rydal Penrhos contribution to National Boarding Week, which takes place from June 18-24.

This will include a Big Boarding sponsored walk in aid of Barnardo’s, a ‘Taskmaster’ boarding challenge, an Inter-House Boarding cake competition and The Big Sleepover.

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