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"The quality of boarding is excellent." ISI Inspection Report 2015

Welcome from the Head of Boarding

At Dulwich College we are very proud of our boarding community. Edward Alleyn founded our College in 1619 to provide education and lodgings for 12 scholars. Today we have a thriving and harmonious community of 140 boarders from the UK and around the world which remains at the heart of the College.

Mrs Fiona Angel
Deputy Master Pastoral

Together, we all aim to provide a happy, caring and stimulating environment, allowing you to extend your intellectual and emotional development in an atmosphere of positive encouragement. We aim to foster mutual respect, trust, tolerance and an understanding of the range of cultures that can be found in the boarding houses and in The College. By the time you leave, we want you to be confident, grounded, and considerate and to have an ability to integrate with people from all walks of life.

We have four boarding houses, located around a lush green campus twelve minutes from Central London. Blew House and Ivyholme each house 40 Year 12 and 13 students in en-suite study rooms. Old Blew and The Orchard are located in wonderful grounds catering for boys from Year 9 to Year 13. 

"Excellent relationships exist between the staff and pupils and amongst the pupils themselves, based on mutual trust and respect." ISI Inspection Report 2015

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