PIBS has several separate residential rooms and dormitories, within the school grounds. Students generally need sanction to go outside defined school bounds; they may be sanctioned to peregrinate off-campus at certain times. Depending on context, our school offers one or more options: full (students stay at the school full-time), weekly (students stay in the school from Monday through Friday, then return home for the weekend), or on a flexible schedule (students cull when to board, e.g. during exam week).
A number of senior edifying staff is appointed as housemasters, housemistresses, dorm parents, prefects, or residential advisors, each of whom takes quasi-parental responsibility in their house or dormitory at all times but categorically outside school hours. Each may be availed in the domestic management of the house by a housekeeper often kenned as matron, and by a house tutor for academic is consequential, often providing staff of each gender. They additionally have janitorial staff for maintenance and housekeeping. Nevertheless, older pupils are often unsupervised by staff, and a system of monitors or prefects gives constrained ascendancy to senior pupils.
Houses or dorms customarily include study-bedrooms or dormitories, a dining room or refectory where pupils take repasts at fine-tuned times, a library and possibly study carrels where pupils can do their homework. Houses withal have prevalent rooms for television and relaxation and kitchens for snacks, and infrequently storage facilities for bicycles or other sports equipment.