Burbury House: The student residence
Burbury House is the building that is home to The Hutchins School boarding program. Burbury House has undergone an extensive multi-million dollar refurbishment that was completed in August 2011. The state of the art boarding accommodation facility is currently home to 35 boys from Tasmania, other Australian states and overseas.
From Year 6 up until Year 11 boarders are accommodated in twin share rooms and Year 12 boarders have private rooms. Each room has access to wireless internet connectivity, single beds, cupboards, wardrobes, study desk, power outlets and a reverse cycle heating system. Burbury House has a number of student study and social areas containing an eight ball table, table tennis tables and air hockey tables. There are a number of high definition digital televisions available for communal viewing. The House also has a theatre room for watching movies. There are new shower and toilet facilities throughout as well as change rooms and storage rooms for all boarders' convenience. The Alec Burbury Dining Room has been redecorated in a combination of traditional and modern decor including an outdoor deck area for alfresco dining. The kitchen and catering facilities have a new design and fit-out. Boarders have after-school access to a variety of school tutorial, library and cultural facilities. Evening prep takes place in a senior school classroom fully-equipped with desktop computers from
6.45 pm to 8.30 pm on Monday to Thursday evenings. Students also have access to numerous sporting facilities including the gymnasium, weights room, tennis courts and playing fields. All boarders lead a busy and active lifestyle.