Cranleigh, Repton and Rugby Boarding Houses at Rathkeale College accommodate over 150 students. Cranleigh and Repton operate in a verticle system from Years 10 to 13; Rugby is currently a Year 9 and 10 boarding house.
Special features of Rathkeale College boarding include;
- the obvious presence and involvement of live-in boarding masters, matrons and tutors
- controlled prep times where juniors are monitored by senior students and duty staff
- the availability of the outdoors for activities to interest boys in their leisure time
- flexibility to accommodate school and family needs