Boarding at Knox

We offer caring, community-focused boarding for 200 boys from Year 7 to 12.

We offer:

  • Proven academic performance
  • World-class boarding accommodation and facilities
  • A caring, community environment


  • Secure, modern accommodation
  • From Years 7 to 10 boys share a double room
  • Single rooms for many Year 11 and all Year 12 students
  • Ensuites for every two boys in all year groups
  • Individual study spaces
  • Communal lounge areas
  • Wireless network environment

Boarding House Staff

  • Live-in male and female Heads of Stage, who are Knox teachers, work with a team of staff to support your son
  • Live-in Assistant Heads of Stage
  • House Managers (‘House Mums’) work with individual boys and families
  • Dedicated International Student Liaison Officer

Academic support

  • Structured and supervised homework and study sessions, assisted by visiting Knox tutors in core subjects and major electives
  • All evening study sessions supervised by Knox teachers
  • Regular seminars on topics such as essay writing, exam technique and time management

Whole of life

  • Fully integrated life skills programs for Years 7-12 boarders
  • Topics and skills include cooking, first aid, driving skills, surf safety and public speaking
  • Busy social program including events with neighboring girls’ schools and activities such as trips to the beach, major sports games, theatre and more
Boarding at Knox - Mac's story

Boarding at Knox - overview


  • Boarders enjoy after-hours access to school facilities such as the aquatic centre, gym, basketball and squash courts and playing fields
  • On-site 24/7 medical clinic staffed by fully qualified and experienced nursing sisters, who stay in overnight accommodation


  • Meals for the boarding community are provided by a professional caterer seven days per week
  • Nutritionally balanced menu prepared by a qualified dietician

More information

Tours of our boarding facilities are always available. For more information and to arrange a time, please contact:

Knox attends the Boarding Schools Expos, the Mudgee Small Farm Field Days and AgQuip in regional NSW and the AEAS Hong Kong Exhibition in June of each year.

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Further Reading Suggestions

Knox Boarding Staff: Meet our Boarding team.


Boarding Accommodation: Learn more about our accommodation and facilities for Boarders.