Browne & St Martin's (Boys Y11-13)
Browne House is a purpose built boarding house accommodation those boys studying for GCSE, AS and A2 examinations. The House is situated centrally in the school campus, adjoining the main cricket, rugby and athletic fields.
Due to its older range, Browne House has a distinctive ethos. The aims to build on, and continue with, the extended family atmosphere of Byard and St Michael’s, but with an increasing level of expectation of independence from the young men in the House. As all are undertaking and preparing for public examinations, the priorities are focused towards academic effort and a gearing towards self-motivation and strong study skills. Homework is carried out within study bedrooms and under the supervision of a duty Tutor.
Strong participation in the extra-curricular aspects of life at Stamford School is also encouraged at every level.
Every member of the House has something to contribute to School and House life. There is a positive and friendly atmosphere!
The Housemaster lives on site and is assisted by the House tutors. The Matron lives in the School Medical Centre next to Browne, looking after the domestic arrangements and the team of cleaning staff.
The House offers single and double bedrooms to all students, some with en-suite facilities. The studies have modern furniture and area all equipped for study as well as sleeping and recreation.
The young men in the house have access to snooker, pool, table tennis, table football, and Sky television across three recreation rooms. There is also a Quiet Room, with networked PCs and a colour printer, which is heavily used and a communal kitchen. Wi-Fi is available throughout the House.
The House is close to the SES Sports complex, Art/Design blocks, Music School and CCF office/Shooting range. Boys make good use of all these facilities especially after the school day and at weekends.
St Martin's (Boys Y12-Y13)
St Martin’s is a small boutique boarding house for Sixth Form boys living with a resident Housemaster. It creates independence and a bridge between school and university.