Claremont has two boarding houses, each with its own unique character but both offering safe, comfortable and structured accommodation. Both houses have been located off campus, as we believe it is vital for the students to have a break from school at the end of each day and at the weekend. This helps with relaxation and makes the boarding house a closer and more inclusive community in its own right. Being closer to the local community also enables our international students to benefit from the true immersion experience, and helps with the development of their English language skills.
Fitted out to the highest standards and with space for some 44 students, Pyke House is situated in the historic town of Battle, adjacent to the English Heritage site of the Battle of Hastings and just a five minute walk from Battle railway station. There is a direct service into London Charing Cross station, taking less than an hour and a half. The boarding house has lovely communal areas and it also has an attractive garden with some outdoor sports facilities and access to the battlefield. The high street is only a few minutes walk away with a good selection of shops and restaurants. The town also has a football pitch, basketball court and tennis courts which are free to use. A number of churches are also located in the town.
Clyde House, our second boarding house, is located just a couple of minutes’ drive from the Prep School. Sleeping up to 60 students, this house offers many single rooms and a high proportion of en suite facilities. Its large garden, spacious rooms and excellent communal areas provide our students with the perfect home-from-home.
Some of the main features of boarding at Claremont School are as follows:
Our boarding staff can arrange transport via taxi or minibus for all overseas students for airport arrivals and departures, providing sufficient notice is given.