Boarding in Lisbon, Portugal

From 14 to 18 years old

Our Boarding School in Lisbon leads the way in modern, inclusive education as the first international boarding school in Portugal to offer a safe home-away-from-home to students aged 14 to 18. At St. Peter's, children enjoy their learning experience in comfortable, on-site residential facilities.

Located 30 mins from the centre of Lisbon, our prime Boarding House is a distinctive landmark on our stunning expansive campus, demonstrating St. Peter’s commitment to complete academic excellence, providing weekly, full and flexible boarding option.

The mission at St. Peter's Boarding School, Portugal, is to ensure the holistic development of each learner. While attending our one-of-a-kind bilingual boarding school in the Lisbon area, students' academic and professional prospects are transformed, with access to an unrivalled, leading education.

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Benefits of Boarding


Boarding gives students the chance to immerse themselves in academic and extracurricular activities every day of the week and the weekends. Boarding pupils gain exclusive access to teachers, peers, and school facilities, such as art studios, sports pitches, and libraries. By fostering personal growth and offering an environment conducive to academic excellence, boarding equips students with the skills and experiences that enhance their chances of achieving excellent academic results and gaining admission to world-leading universities.


Why Choose Our Boarding School in Lisbon?

Our boarding community benefits from:

  • 24/7 access to a premium education and academic excellence
  • Dedicated teachers and individualised pastoral care
  • A safe and secure community of international students from over 40 different nationalities
  • After-school and weekend sports and extracurricular activities
  • Convenient student accommodation location, close to Lisbon international airport, amazing beaches and a national park
  • A boarding experience that develops independence, personal growth and community spirit
  • Time saved on commuting can be allocated to quality family time with weekly boarding options

Boarding Options

Our school aims to provide flexible boarding options to meet the needs of students and their families. To facilitate access to our outstanding education, we offer a wide variety of boarding choices, including part-time and full-time boarding schedules, term-time and weekly timetables, and boarding education that can be tailored to students seeking long-term or short-term international education in Portugal.

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Boarders Become ‘Family’

Our premium Boarding House in Setubal, Portugal, is conveniently located on our scenic school campus, offering extended access to our state-of-the-art facilities. Students are welcomed into a comfortable, clean, nurturing environment that fulfils their emotional, social, physical, and academic needs.

As part of their exceptional learning experience, they receive pastoral support, additional tuition from attentive boarding teachers, supervised excursions and a 24-hour security system. Children aged 14 to 18 enjoy long-lasting friendships with their friends and gain a diligent work ethic, discipline and a sense of responsibility toward their academic and personal lives. We offer warm, comfortable dorm rooms for boys and girls, healthy and nutritious meals, fun and engaging after-school and weekend activities, and a supportive boarding community.


Boarding House Staff


Boarding House


The School Health Room


Boarding Student Council


Enriching Experience at Our Boarding School

Our boarding community is encouraged to experience the local area's delights at weekends and during term breaks. Excursions may include onsite sports activities or trips to Lisbon city centre, just 30 minutes away.

Boarding teachers take guidance from students regarding their interests and arrange an exciting schedule of museum and gallery trips, leisure centre and cinema visits and swimming trips to the local beach. All off-site visits are age-appropriate, and younger students will always be accompanied by their teachers upon receipt of parents' and guardians' permission.


Boarding School Catering Service

To ensure a healthy lifestyle, all children in our boarding community are encouraged to follow a well-balanced and varied diet. Our catering staff source a range of fruits, vegetables and locally-grown produce, rotating the menu to reflect seasonal changes and children's preferences*. We prepare fresh meals on a daily basis and offer enjoyable options to suit a range of dietary requirements.

*Please notify our Admissions Team of any intolerances or allergies upon enrolment.

Security at Our Boarding School

Our school's boarding residence is situated in a safe location in the Setubal area. We take pride in providing an idyllic space for children to develop in a secure home-like setting. Our safeguarding measures include an effective reporting system for issues and a zero-tolerance policy for negative behaviour. We also offer 24/7 security through a staffed camera system and access to an immediate response team. Throughout the day and night, at least one boarding supervisor or teacher is on duty to attend to learners should they need support at any point.

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Discover how your child can grow, learn and thrive in a nurturing home-from-home at our Boarding School.