Glossary of Terms - Letter F


Glossary of Terms - Letter F

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Faculty Staff - The body of teachers and administrators at a school.

Fieldhouse - A fieldhouse describes an indoor sports arena where basketball, ice hockey and other indoor sports are held. Boarding schools take sports seriously so they set aside all day Saturday for sports as a rule.

Flexi-boarding - The newest form of boarding, where students and their families opt for boarding when they need it.

Form - Form is another word for grade. It derives from the British 'public' or private secondary schools. Form I is seventh grade and Form VI is twelfth grade.

Full boarding - A boarding school package in which students live during three months or the whole boarding school academic year. International students usually choose to pay this whole package.