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300th Big Boarding Weekend

Rishworth School is extremely excited to invite you to celebrate its 300th Year Anniversary with the Big Boarding Weekend.

This is fun-filled weekend designed to give Old Rishworthians the opportunity to stay in our Boarding Houses and re-live their school days over 3 action-packed days!

There will also be opportunities for friends, family and the wider community of Rishworth School to be involved in the celebrations on Saturday 25th May with our open-to-all Family Day. More details can be found here: Family Day Tickets

Those boarding with us will have an all-inclusive 2-night stay with us, including bed, breakfast, lunch and dinner. The itinerary for the weekend is as follows:

  • Meet your boarding parents and be assigned a boarding room (single occupancy)
  • Have a formal dinner
  • Wake up to a lovely breakfast in our dining room (each morning)
  • Take part in our Family Day with games, activities and sports fixtures
  • Enjoy music and performances from our Rishworth Students over an informal dinner
  • Be invited to our Founders Day Service, followed by a buffet lunch
  • Depart from school and boarding houses

Our full ticket price of £300 includes:

  • Boarding accommodation for 2 nights
  • Breakfast both mornings
  • Dinner both evenings (Formal attire required on Friday)
  • Afternoon Tea on Saturday
  • Lunch on Sunday

*Please note that our Boarding rooms are single occupancy only inline with school rules and we have a limited number of spaces. Rooms will be allocated on a first come first serve basis. Limited spaces are available, so please book early.

Book your tickets here:

We hope you can join us for a weekend of celebrations!

If you have any questions regarding this event, please email us on