Boarding Life

Midleton College Boarding Life

Boarding Life at Midleton College

Welcome to the vibrant and nurturing world of boarding at Midleton College. Here, you’ll find a close-knit community that offers a range of supportive resources, engaging activities, and opportunities to excel in academic and personal growth. Our dedicated staff ensures that boarding students have an enriching and well-rounded experience, fostering responsibility, respect, and camaraderie.

School Day for Boarding Students

Our structured daily schedule balances academic rigors with recreation, providing opportunities for extracurricular activities, supervised study, and rest.

  • Morning Routine: Wake-up call at 7:30 am, followed by breakfast and assembly.
  • Academic Hours: Classes run from 8:50 am to 3:45 pm, with staggered lunch breaks for juniors and seniors.
  • After School: Engage in extracurricular activities, enjoy an evening meal, and take part in supervised study (prep) sessions.
  • Lights Out: Dormitory lights out times vary by form, with phones collected from Forms I-III at lights out.

Meals and Dining

Delicious and nutritious meals are served daily in the dining hall. Respect for the catering staff and graceful conduct during meals are valued aspects of our boarding culture.

  • Breakfast: 8:00 am
  • Lunch: 1:05-1:45 pm (Juniors), 1:45-2:25 pm (Seniors)
  • Tea: 5:45 pm
  • Supper: 8:00 pm

Fresh fruit is available upon request, enhancing our commitment to healthy living.

Medical Facilities

A nurse is available from 8:30 am until 7 pm, Monday to Friday. Medications are safely managed through the nurse’s office, ensuring students’ well-being.

Boarder Academic Coaching

Our unique coaching program supports each student in identifying and achieving academic goals, providing personalized strategies and skills.

Student Responsibilities

Responsibility, hygiene, punctuality, appearance, and security are key aspects of the boarding life, emphasizing respect, discipline, and self-reliance.

Leave Out Times

Scheduled leave-out times offer flexibility while ensuring structure and safety, varying by form.

Contact Information

  • School Address: Midleton College, Connolly Street, Midleton, Co. Cork, Ireland, P25 F898
  • Boarding Duty Phone: +353 86 8782009
  • Emails: Various contact emails for boarding matters, admissions, heads of boarding, nursing, and catering are available in the Boarding Handbook.

Final Thoughts

Boarding at Midleton College is more than just an accommodation; it’s a home. Our supportive staff, engaging activities, and structured routines provide a secure, caring environment. We instill the values of respect, responsibility, and empathy, all within a setting that encourages academic excellence and personal growth.

Join us in this rewarding journey, and discover the Midleton College way of life.