Petre (Year 9-10)

In Petre House, our aim is to prepare and nurture our boys to develop new life skills and become well rounded young gentlemen.

With foundations rooted in trust and shared values, we aim to help our students develop in maturity whilst maintaining a healthy sense of fun and adventure.

The students begin their formal examinations whilst in Petre and our staff strive to help them adjust to this transition through close support and guidance. Whilst academic success is important to us, we recognise the significance of ensuring the boys are able to manage a positive work-life balance.

Academic rigour is complemented by numerous activities for the boys in the evenings and at weekends such as rugby tournaments, theatre trips and design & technology.

Inter-house competitions are popular and competitive. The Petre House football team maintain an on-going rivalry against Campion House. Events such as these inspire the boys to succeed and we encourage our young men to organise their own social events which promote leadership and organisational skills.

Boarding Options in Petre House

Full Boarding

Weekly Boarding


Mr Marriott, Housemaster

Mr Marriott studied Geography and Education at the University of Leeds, before gaining his PGCE at the University of Nottingham. Prior to joining New Hall, Mr Marriott taught at Trent College, Nottingham for six years, during which time he took on his first Housemaster role. He now lives in Petre House with his wife - who also teaches Geography at New Hall - and their cocker spaniel Barney. His interests include golf, rugby and travel.

Petre House Gallery